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A compound abundant in red meat and added as a supplement to popular energy drinks has been found to promote atherosclerosis – or the hardening or clogging of the arteries – according to Cleveland Clinic ...
Cardiology Apr 07, 2013 | 4.8 / 5 (18) | 14 |
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers at UC Davis have shown how the innate immune system distinguishes between dangerous pathogens and friendly microbes. Like burglars entering a house, hostile bacteria give themselves away by ...
Immunology Apr 01, 2013 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Vitamin D slows the progression of cells from premalignant to malignant states, keeping their proliferation in check
(Medical Xpress)—A team of researchers at McGill University have discovered a molecular basis for the potential cancer preventive effects of vitamin D. The team, led by McGill professors John White and David Goltzman, of ...
Cancer Nov 23, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (11) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Michigan State University researchers have unlocked secrets in bone marrow that could lead to improved treatments for colitis and Crohn's disease.
Medical research Sep 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 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 |
Gut bacteria's key role in immunity is tuned to the host species, researchers have found, suggesting that the superabundant microbes lining our digestive tract evolved with usa tantalizing clue in the mysterious recent ...
Medical research Jun 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
Cedars-Sinai researchers say their examination of the fungi in the intestines suggests an important link between these microbes and inflammatory diseases such as ulcerative colitis.
Inflammatory disorders Jun 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- The food additive maltodextrin, commonly used in some artificial sweeteners, may worsen Crohn's disease by encouraging the growth of E. coli bacteria in the small intestine, a new study suggests.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- In a scenario reminiscent of the film Fantastic Voyage, researchers have found a way to perform nearly surgery-free gastric bypass procedures in pigs using only a local anesthetic.
Surgery May 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- Levels of certain gut bacteria and low protein intake may raise children's risk of being obese, new research suggests.
Health May 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Researchers from the Hotchkiss Brain Institute (HBI) and the Snyder Institute for Chronic Diseases at the University of Calgary's Faculty of Medicine have discovered a pathway that may contribute to the symptoms related to ...
Inflammatory disorders Mar 21, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
People recovering from a heart attack or severe chest pain are much less likely to suffer another heart-related problem or to die from one if they take a new blood-thinning drug along with standard anti-clotting medicines, ...
Cardiology Nov 13, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Brain tissue is a major consumer of energy in the body. If an animal species evolves a larger brain than its ancestors, the increased need for energy can be met by either obtaining additional sources of food or by a trade-off ...
Neuroscience Nov 09, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have uncovered new clues about how the intestine maintains friendly relations with the 100 trillion symbiotic bacteria that normally live in the digestive tract.
Medical research May 09, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Vitamin D supplements may help those with Crohn's disease overcome the fatigue and decreased muscle strength associated with the inflammatory bowel disease, according to new research.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes 39 minutes ago | not rated yet | 0