News tagged with absorption
One of 100,000 children is born with Menkes disease, a genetic disorder that affects the body's ability to properly absorb copper from food and leads to neurodegeneration, seizures, impaired movement, stunted ...
Medical research Apr 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
For those with irritable bowel syndrome who wonder if stress aggravates their intestinal disorder, a new University of Michigan Health System study shows it's not all in their head.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
Researchers at Cornell have developed a strain of maize with a high iron bioavailability, meaning more of the iron that is present naturally in these maize lines can be absorbed.
Medical research Feb 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
For more than half a century, researchers have known that the bacteria that colonize the gastrointestinal tract of mammals influence their host's cholesterol metabolism. Now, Jens Walter and colleagues of the University of ...
Medical research Dec 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Scientists have until now not fully understood how animals see in color, since visual pigments in eyes contain exactly the same chromophore (light absorbing segment of the molecule) and yet can absorb different ...
Medical research Dec 07, 2012 | 4.6 / 5 (11) | 0 |
Scientists at London's Kingston University have uncovered evidence that lack of a particular form of vitamin D is associated with Alzheimer's disease.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Nov 09, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
Researchers report in the journal Developmental Cell that they have identified genes that control growth and regeneration of the intestine in the freshwater planarian Schmidtea mediterranea.
Medical research Oct 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Black carrots have revealed how fruit and vegetables help maintain gut health and reduce the risk of developing cancer.
Health Oct 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
Canada dropped Friday its longtime opposition to global restrictions on asbestos, dealing a blow to the country's dying mining industry of the fire-resistant substance.
Health Sep 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
You may think you have dinner all to yourself, but you're actually sharing it with a vast community of microbes waiting within your digestive tract. A new study from a team including Carnegie's Steve Farber ...
Medical research Sep 12, 2012 | 4.9 / 5 (8) | 0 |
Drug interactions and drug side effects occur all-too-often in patients' lives. Now there's a new online resource to help guide pharmaceutical developers as they endeavor to improve testing for potentially ...
Medications Sep 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Soy products appear to interfere with levothyroxine absorption and can exacerbate congenital hypothyroidism in infants and young children, according to a case report published online Aug. 20 ...
Pediatrics Aug 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Research carried out at the University of Gothenburg may lead to more effective arsenic-containing drugs. The results may also lead to more resistant plants, and crops with a limited absorption and storage of arsenic.
Medications Jun 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
The vegetables in salads are chock-full of important vitamins and nutrients, but you won't get much benefit without the right type and amount of salad dressing, a Purdue University study shows.
Health Jun 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- Eating large amounts of oxalate does not significantly affect the risk of developing calcium oxalate stones if the recommended amount of dietary calcium is also eaten, according to a study published ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
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