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Blood clotting is a complicated business, particularly for those trying to understand how the body responds to injury.
A natural product called DLPC (dilauroyl phosphatidylcholine) increases sensitivity to insulin and reduces fatty liver in mice, leading Baylor College of Medicine researchers to believe it may provide a treatment for prediabetic patients.
A Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University research team has developed a process that removes a key obstacle to producing low-cost, renewable biofuels from bacteria.
In a large study of men in Japan, the presence of fatty liver disease by ultrasonography showed an inverse ( reduced risk) association with the frequency of moderate alcohol consumption; however, there was some suggestion of an increase in fatty liver disease with higher volume of alcohol consumed per day.
Finding the omega 3 / omega 6 balance by eating the right foods is essential to health. A new healthy eating guide can aid in reaching this balance. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) May 12, 2011 The typical American diet contains a dangerous imbalance of omega 3s and 6s.
There is no longer any doubt that dietary restriction (DR) extends lifespan.
Vitamins and medications may one day take rides on starch compounds creating stable vitamin-enriched ingredients and cheaper controlled-release drugs.
Mapping the fat distribution of the healthy human brain is a key step in understanding neurological diseases, in general, and the neurodegeneration that accompanies Alzheimer's disease in particular.
DARTMOUTH, NS, May 2 /PRNewswire/ - The American Heart Association (AHA) recently issued its first ever statement on triglyceride management that includes recommendations for Omega-3 EPA/DHA intake.Â Elevated triglyceride levels have long been associated with cardiovascular disease (CVD).Â According to the AHA more than 31% of the United States population has borderline high triglyceride levels.Â Furthermore, AHA's 2006 statistical data estimates that 81,100,000Â people in...
Statement Highlights: - Diet and lifestyle changes that include substituting healthy fats for unhealthy saturated and trans fats, engaging in regular physical activity and losing excess weight can reduce triglycerides - a blood fat - by 20 percent to 50 percent. - New clinical recommendations include reducing the optimal triglyceride level from <150 mg/dL to <100 mg/dL, and performing non-fasting triglyceride testing as an initial screen. DALLAS, April 18, 2011...
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