News tagged with natural substance
A team led by researchers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute has isolated a natural hormone from muscle cells that triggers some of the key health benefits of exercise. They say the protein, which serves as a chemical messenger, ...
Medical research Jan 11, 2012 | 3.8 / 5 (5) | 0 |
A drug made from the saliva of the Gila monster lizard is effective in reducing the craving for food. Researchers at the Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, have tested the drug on rats, who after ...
Neuroscience May 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
Joseph Perez used to gear up for his intense workouts by taking ephedra-based dietary supplements. When they were banned because of safety concerns, Perez turned to an even more potent stimulant called DMAA.
Health Jun 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
A natural form of vitamin E called alpha-tocotrienol can trigger production of a protein in the brain that clears toxins from nerve cells, preventing those cells from dying after a stroke, new research shows.
Medical research Jul 05, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Making more use of in-vitro testing, the upcoming 21st-century scientific fields known as 'omics' sciences and developing smart test strategies can clearly reduce the amount of essential animal testing. This ...
Medical research May 07, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
Apigenin, a natural substance found in grocery store produce aisles, shows promise as a non-toxic treatment for an aggressive form of human breast cancer, following a new study at the University of Missouri. MU researchers ...
Cancer May 16, 2012 | 3.5 / 5 (2) | 0
Mothers who are exposed to particular agents during pregnancy could give birth to children with a higher risk of asthma, according to new research.
Health Sep 26, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Aggressive infections in hospitals are an increasing health problem worldwide. The development of bacterial resistance is alarming. Now a young Danish scientist has found a natural substance in a Chilean rainforest plant ...
Medical research Feb 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
Are you a social media enthusiast or simply a Facebook addict?Researchers from Norway have developed a new instrument to measure Facebook addiction, the Bergen Facebook Addiction Scale.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Obesity and its associated problems such as diabetes and fatty liver disease are increasingly common global health concerns. A new study by University of Iowa researchers shows that a natural substance found in apple peel ...
Overweight and Obesity Jun 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 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 natural substance found in the surrounding tissue of a tumor may be a promising weapon to stop triple negative breast cancer from metastasizing.
Cancer Sep 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Mental health experts are calling for a greater world focus on improving access to care and treatment for mental, neurological, and substance use (MNS) disorders, as well as increasing discoveries in research that will enable ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 06, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 1 |