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2012-05-23 19:22:07

A new study unravels a link between a protein that can modify cellular metabolism in the brain and seizure susceptibility. The research, published by Cell Press in the May 24th issue of the journal Neuron, may lead to the development of new treatments for epilepsy. Epilepsy is a disorder characterized by seizures, unpredictable and abnormal bursts of electrical activity in the brain. Some cases of epilepsy are resistant to traditional drug treatments but can be improved by a "ketogenic"...

2012-03-05 02:25:00

Diet Doc announces new diet foods, weight loss shakes and a 30-day diet recipe menu incorporating specific diet foods as part of their medical, HCG diet weight loss program. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 04, 2012 Diet Doc HCG Diet & Weight Loss announces new diet foods and weight loss shakes created by the Diet Doc Chefs as part of their medical weight loss program. Diet Doc's entrees were created with a goal of allowing the entire family to enjoy the diet foods served. This challenge took...

2011-10-03 13:25:00

DENVER, Oct. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Atkins Nutritionals, Inc. is pleased to distribute the results of the recent clinical trial in India which demonstrated the effectiveness of a modified Atkins Diet(TM) in treating infantile spasms, a form of epilepsy, in affected children. The study, published in Seizure: The European Journal of Epilepsy (2011), was conducted at the leading Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India. (Logo:...

2011-06-23 21:56:55

Some individuals with epilepsy fail to respond to treatment with conventional drugs but benefit from consuming a ketogenic diet "” a high-fat, low-carbohydrate diet similar to the more commonly known Atkins diet. A team of researchers, led by Detlev Boison, at the Legacy Research Institute, Portland, has now identified in mice the molecular mechanism responsible for the antiepileptic effects of the ketogenic diet. The team found that a ketogenic diet reduces seizures in mice by...

2011-06-03 12:23:06

Physicians will have a better guide for more effectively managing treatment of children experiencing seizures related to autism with the results of a study by researchers at Arizona State University and the University of Texas-Houston. From 25 to 35 percent of people with autism will eventually experience full-scale seizures. Many others will have seizure-like brain activity, in which there is no obvious effect on muscles but potential effects on brain functioning, such as temporary loss of...

2011-05-24 13:00:00

SAN DIEGO, May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Roughly 25-35% of individuals with autism eventually develop seizures and many of the remainder have subclinical seizure-like brain activity. However, little is known about which traditional epilepsy treatments and commonly used non-traditional alternative treatments are effective for treating seizures or epilepsy in children and adults with autism spectrum disorder. A study just published in BMC Pediatrics by Dr. Richard E. Frye from the...

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2011-04-21 12:45:28

US researchers said on Wednesday that kidney failure is a main complication of diabetes, but a lab study on mice showed that a high-fat, low carbohydrate diet could reverse that in eight weeks. The options of the diet may include scrambled eggs with cream, a bacon and butter omelet, or lettuce doused in mayonnaise. The doctors believe that the diet might work for diabetics by blocking the toxic effects of glucose. The team took two groups of mice that were genetically predisposed to having...

2011-04-21 07:48:15

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Diabetics now have a new reason to cut back on sugars and starches. A new study found that a low-carb diet might help reverse kidney damage in people who have type 1 and type 2 diabetes. For the first time, researchers from Mount Sinai School of Medicine have found that the ketogenic diet, which is a specialized high-fat and low-carb diet, may help reverse kidney failure. For the study, Charles Mobbs, Ph.D., Professor of Neuroscience and Geriatrics and Palliative Care...

2011-03-11 00:00:29

Dr. Oz evaluated the outdated Simeons and Kevin Trudeau HCG Diet Protocol. Dr. Oz says "anyone offering 500 calories per day is starving themselves". Diet Doc HCG Diet and Weight Loss President, Julie Wright agrees and explains that their HCG diet plan is based on 1,000 to 1250 calories per day with patients still realizing safe, rapid weight loss. Puyallup, WA (PRWEB) March 10, 2011 On February 22, 2011, Dr. Oz did a segment on HCG weight loss plans and states the 500 calorie diet is not...

2011-03-02 00:00:26

On February 22, 2011, Dr. Oz spoke about the HCG Diet and states the 500 calorie diet is not safe. Diet Doc HCG Diet and Weight Loss Program does not offer the unsafe, outdated 500 calorie diet. Their unique HCG diet consists of 850 to 1,250 calories per day. Diet Doc HCG Diet and Weight Loss Programs train doctors across the country on their unique, modern day HCG diet protocol. HCG means human chorionic gonadotropin which is a hormone produced early in pregnancy by the placenta. It is...