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Omega 3s in Fish Oils May Not Prevent Heart Disease
2012-09-12 10:20:55

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Contrary to widespread medical opinion, a new study indicates that taking fish oil supplements that contain omega-3 fatty acids may not actually help to prevent death, heart attacks or strokes. The study´s findings were recently published in The Journal of the Medical Association. The researchers looked at 20 clinical trials that took place between 1989 and 2012 and included 68,680 individuals who participated in the...

2012-07-04 01:40:50

Women with a higher intake of dietary saturated fats have fewer mature oocytes available for collection in IVF, according to results of a study from the Harvard School of Public Health funded by the US National Institutes of Health. The study investigated the effect of dietary fat (classified as total, saturated, monounsaturated, polyunsaturated, omega 6, omega 3 and trans) on a range of preclinical and clinical outcomes in women having IVF. Results showed that the intake of saturated fat was...

Atkins-style Diets May Have Cardiovascular Risk
2012-06-27 11:33:19

Women who follow a low carbohydrate on a daily basis are at greater risk of cardiovascular disease (such as heart disease and stroke) than those who do not, according to a new study  published in the British Medical Journal. Although the numbers are small -- an extra 4-5 cases of cardiovascular disease per 10,000 women per year -- the authors say that this is a 28% increase in the number of cases and that these results are upsetting in a population of young women who may be at risk to...

Specific Salad Dressings Impact Nutrient Absorption
2012-06-20 06:02:13

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com [ Watch the Video ] When shopping for salad dressing, the flavors can run the gamut. Thousand Island, Ranch, Sweet and Sour, and others — not to mention the dozen options of fat, non-fat, and low-fat. However, a new study helps consumers better understand what dressings can help them absorb the most nutrients. Researchers from Purdue University found that certain salad dressings can help consumers get the best nutrients and vitamins from their...

2012-06-11 17:44:24

A 25 year study in Northern Sweden, published in BioMed Central's open access journal Nutrition Journal, is the first to show that a regional and national dietary intervention to reduce fat intake, decreased cholesterol levels, but a switch to the popular low carbohydrate diet was paralleled by in an increase in cholesterol levels. Over the entire 25 year period the population BMI continued to increase, regardless of either diet, and both the increase in body mass and increased cholesterol...


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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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