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2011-08-02 13:09:28

High consumption of these foods may decrease risk for colorectal cancer, says Loma Linda University Eating legumes at least three times a week and brown rice at least once a week was linked to a reduced risk of colon polyps by 33 percent and 40 percent respectively, according to Loma Linda University research recently published in Nutrition and Cancer. High consumption of cooked green vegetables and dried fruit was also associated with greater protection, the study shows. "Eating these foods...

2011-06-28 12:36:37

Black church members report better physical and mental quality of life than general population Health disparities between black Americans and the rest of the nation have been well-documented in medical journals. But one study shows that blacks who identify as members of the Seventh-day Adventist Church actually report a better quality of life than the average American. Researchers point to certain lifestyle behaviors as a possible explanation for the difference. The research was conducted at...

2011-06-23 00:00:30

A treatment that has virtually no side effects has been found to be an effective weapon for fighting early-stage breast cancer, according to results of a clinical trial conducted at Loma Linda University Medical Center. Loma Linda, CA (PRWEB) June 22, 2011 A treatment that has virtually no side effects has been found to be an effective weapon for fighting early-stage breast cancer, according to results of a clinical trial conducted at Loma Linda University Medical Center. Results of the...

2011-04-14 09:00:00

ATLANTA, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- It's National Pecan Month and there's new evidence to suggest eating just a handful each day may help protect your heart. Findings from a research study, conducted at Loma Linda University in California, suggest pecans boost antioxidant levels in the body. This boost likely contributed to a drop in unhealthy cholesterol levels in the people who participated in the study. Testing conducted after the participants had eaten pecans showed that a...

2011-04-13 21:50:00

Loma Linda University study suggests metabolic syndrome is significantly less prevalent in vegetarians Vegetarians experience a 36 percent lower prevalence of metabolic syndrome than non-vegetarians, suggests new research from Loma Linda University published in the journal Diabetes Care. Because metabolic syndrome can be a precursor to heart disease, diabetes, and stroke, the findings indicate vegetarians may be at lower risk of developing these conditions. Metabolic syndrome is defined as...

2011-04-04 17:03:00

SANTA ANA, Calif., April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Grubb & Ellis Healthcare REIT II, Inc. today announced that it has acquired St. Anthony North Medical Office Building, a 60,000-square-foot multi-tenant medical facility on the campus of St. Anthony North Hospital in the Denver suburb of Westminster. In a separate transaction, the REIT announced that it has also acquired Loma Linda Pediatric Specialty Hospital, a 34,000-square-foot pediatric care center in the Los Angeles suburb of Loma...

2011-04-01 09:00:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- LifeSpan medicine is excited to announce the launch of the LifeSpan Healthy Kids Program. There is nothing more important to a lifespan of health than a good start. Who would not want to have a better, healthier childhood for their kids than they themselves had? LifeSpan medicine now offers an opportunity for parents and kids to grow and develop to full potential. LifeSpan Healthy Kids Program is an integrative, pediatric medicine...

2011-03-19 00:00:29

University commended on their achievement during the three-day assessment, during which time they received accreditation for the maximum amount of time. Loma Linda, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) March 17, 2011 Loma Linda University, a leader in health and science education in the nation and home of the only operational medical school in the Inland Empire, has received renewal of its accreditation from the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) for the maximum amount of time"”10 years....

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2011-02-25 08:28:20

New research from Loma Linda University published in the Journal of Nutrition A new research study from Loma Linda University (LLU) demonstrates that naturally occurring antioxidants in pecans may help contribute to heart health and disease prevention; the results were published in the January 2011 issue of The Journal of Nutrition. Pecans contain different forms of the antioxidant vitamin E"”known as tocopherols, plus numerous phenolic substances, many of them with antioxidant...


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