The next time you are planning to consume canned food, think twice. A recent study conducted by researchers at Stanford and Johns Hopkins University has confirmed the connection between consuming canned food and elevated exposure to a chemical linked to diseases such as diabetes and cardiovascular ailments.
The University of Nottingham study found that the difference in the number of copies of the alpha-defensin genes was a major genetic factor in developing the condition IgA nephropathy, also known as Berger's Disease.
Butter has been found as a healthier choice in comparison to sugar and starch-enriched food like white bread or potatoes.
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The researchers found that calorie restriction had a much bigger effect on metabolic outcomes than the amount of fat in the diet.
The findings showed that men who slept the least and the most were more likely to have an impaired ability to process sugar compared to men who slept an average amount of about seven hours.
The infant weighing 3,300 gm, was born in Jiangsu province on Monday.
According to the study, the consumption of one canned food to none was found to be associated with 24 per cent higher urinary BPA concentrations; and the consumption of two or more canned foods to none was associated with 54 per cent higher urinary BPA concentrations.
The Ohio State University chemists are developing paper strips that detect diseases including cancer and malaria.
Rectus abdomonis muscle is the muscle that covers the front surface of the belly area.
Scientists from Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT), the N. D. Zelinsky Institute of Organic Chemistry (RAS), the Institute of Developmental Biology (RAS) and the Institute of Cell Biophysics (RAS) proposed an efficient approach to a novel agents with anticancer activity.
Administering a special diet rich in omega-3 fatty acids and low in arachidonic acid, an omega-6 fatty acid, to pregnant women neither resulted in children being slimmer nor fatter than their counterparts from the control group whose mothers had enjoyed a normal diet, the findings showed.
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Levels of cholesterol and triglycerides, body mass index (BMI), smoking habits and blood pressure are considered as traditional risk factors for cardiovascular disease. There are several risk prediction calculators available today.
Students who had mothers who allowed them more autonomy reported higher life satisfaction, physical health and self-efficacy.
These two vaccine candidates both provided complete protection against Zika virus challenge in mice, said study author Dan Barouch.
The method involves injecting a chemical compound, nitrobenzaldehyde, into the tumour and allowing it to diffuse into the tissue.
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It said that physical activity and cardiorespiratory fitness are good for children's and young people's brain development and function as well as their intellect.
Besides following a hydrating and high fibre diet to stay cool, indulging in power-packed foods can help us stay energised.
The drug naltrexone (LDN) not only causes cancer cells to stop growing, but it also alters their internal machinery, making them more likely to kill themselves, the researchers found.
While the liver and kidneys were transplanted to patients at KMCH, the heart was sent to a private hospital in Chennai.
The findings showed that both plant-based and seafood-based omega-3s lead to about 10 per cent lower risk of fatal heart attacks.
Methylene blue is used to treat methemoglobinemia, a blood disorder in which oxygen is unable to release effectively to body tissues, and as a surgical stain.
People communicate increasingly via text messaging, though little is known on the neurological effects of smartphone use.
It took the ambulance a mere 3.36 hours to transport the liver from Nashik's Rishikesh Hospital to Pune's Sahyadri Hospital.
The modern diabetes drugs are known for side-effects and toxicity while BGR-34 works by controlling blood sugar and limiting the harmful effects of other drugs.
Mitochondria, present inside the cells of nearly all multicellular animals, plants and fungi, organelles, plays an important role in generating the energy that cells need to survive.
The findings came after analyzing past studies involving more than 68,000 participants over 60 years of age.
Thankfully this form of skin cancer is curable but early detection is a solution.
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