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Medical researchers at the University of Alberta have discovered a new way to track the progression of multiple sclerosis (MS) in those living with the disease, by using a powerful, triple strength MRI to track increasing ...
Neuroscience Dec 15, 2011 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
People with low levels of iron in the blood have a higher risk of dangerous blood clots, according to research published in the journal Thorax today. A study of clotting risk factors in patients with an inherited blood vessel ...
Medical research Dec 15, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Female athletes with low levels of iron in their bodies, yet who are not anemic, may be at a disadvantage even before their competitive season starts, according to a new Cornell study. These athletes could ...
Medical research Nov 21, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at Emory University School of Medicine have identified hepcidin, a hormone that regulates iron levels in the body, as a potential target for treating atherosclerosis.
Cardiology Nov 16, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Waiting for at least three minutes before clamping the umbilical cord in healthy newborns improves their iron levels at four months, according to research published in the British Medical Journal today.
Health Nov 16, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A 10-year follow-up study examining iron-fortified vs. low-iron infant formula suggests that infants with high hemoglobin levels who received iron fortified infant formula have poorer long-term developmental outcomes.
Medical research Nov 08, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
To say a pregnant woman is eating for two leaves out a few guests at the table trillions of them, according to Christopher Coe, a University of Wisconsin-Madison psychology professor.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 08, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Iron overload is a common condition affecting millions of people worldwide. Excess iron in the body is toxic, and deposits can cause damage to the liver, heart and other organs. Current treatments, researchers ...
Medical research Nov 01, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Scientists have been unclear for some time about how most probiotics work. A new study has found a scientific 'design' for a probiotic that could be used to treat inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), such as Crohn's disease.
Inflammatory disorders Oct 20, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
If you're a middle-aged woman with Restless Legs Syndrome, you may have a higher risk of developing high blood pressure, according to new research reported in Hypertension: Journal of the American Heart Association.
Cardiology Oct 10, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
The human body has a love-hate relationship with iron. Just the right amount is needed for proper cell function, yet too much is associated with brain diseases like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's.
Neuroscience Oct 04, 2011 | 2.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center have made a discovery that brings them one step closer to being able to better predict which patients have the best chance of surviving breast cancer.
Cancer Sep 26, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Adding a powder that contains several vitamins and minerals, including iron, zinc and vitamin A, to the semi-solid foods taken by infants and children between six months and two years of age, can reduce their risk of anaemia ...
Health Sep 07, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
New research suggests that saffron provides a significant chemopreventive effect against liver cancer in animal models. When saffron was administered to rats with diethylnitrosamine (DEN)-induced liver cancer an inhibition ...
Cancer Aug 22, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Andrea Dietrich, professor of civil and environmental engineering at Virginia Tech, and her colleagues, Susan Mirlohi, of Christiansburg, Va., a Ph.D. student in environmental engineering, and Susan Duncan, professor of food ...
Medical research Aug 10, 2011 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0