News tagged with fatty acids
Related topics: omega 3 fatty acids , type 2 diabetes , insulin resistance , fat , cell metabolism
The heart health of millions of Europeans is still at risk because of the persistently high trans fatty acid content of certain fast and convenience foods, indicates research published in the online journal BMJ Open.
Health Sep 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—A new review summarizes the ways in which inflammation and altered metabolism are associated with colorectal cancer in obese individuals; the review was published online Sept. 3 in Obesity Re ...
Overweight and Obesity Sep 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Obese patients with type 2 diabetes who consume higher amounts of fructose display reduced levels of liver adenosine triphosphate (ATP)—a compound involved in the energy transfer between cells. The findings, published in ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In a study that included nearly 70,000 patients, supplementation with omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids was not associated with a lower risk of all-cause death, cardiac death, sudden death, heart attack, or stroke, according ...
Cardiology Sep 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—A new study by the University of Oxford has shown that daily supplements of omega-3 fatty acids (Docosahexaenoic acid, or DHA) improved the reading and behaviour of underperforming children ...
Health Sep 10, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Genetic variations that are linked with the onset of Barrett's oesophagus (BE), a pre-cancerous condition of the lower end of the gullet, have been identified for the first time. The discovery of variations in regions on ...
Genetics Sep 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
All dietary fats are not created equal. Some types of fats have been linked to ailments like heart disease and diabetes, while others, like those often found in plants and fish, have well documented health benefits. So why ...
Medical research Aug 27, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
A sub-study of the Outcome Reduction with an Initial Glargine Intervention (ORIGIN) trial, designed to investigate the effect of insulin glargine and omega-3 fatty acids on atherosclerosis progression, has found that, compared ...
Cardiology Aug 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A paper published 15 August 2012 in Biology of Reproduction's Papers-in-Press reveals that eating 75 grams of walnuts a day improves the vitality, motility, and morphology of sperm in healthy men aged 21 to 35.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Aug 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have identified a potential target for treating diabetes and obesity.
Medical research Aug 02, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (5) | 0 |
Algal oils are a sustainable solution to solve future resource problems, according to Roger Huerlimann, a PhD student at James Cook University in Townsville.
Health Jul 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The first major study on the biological effects of omega-3 fatty acids on the human brain is focusing on the role that this natural substance, primarily found in fish oil, may play in fighting psychosis.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A detailed study of heart muscle function in mice has uncovered evidence to explain why exercise is beneficial for heart function in type 2 diabetes. The research team, led by scientists at the Johns Hopkins University School ...
Diabetes Jul 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A study of teenage girls with eating disorders has shown that reduced essential fatty acid levels returned to normal once the girls increased their weight to a healthy level.
Pediatrics Jul 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In this week's PLoS Medicine, Kay-Tee Khaw of the University of Cambridge, UK and colleagues analyze data from a prospective cohort study and show associations between plasma concentrations of saturated phospholipid fatty ...
Cardiology Jul 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0