News tagged with urine samples
New research indicates that women's reproductive function may be tied to their immune status. Previous studies have found this association in human males, but not females.
Obstetrics & gynaecology May 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
An estimated 12.5% of Canadians in Canada have evidence of chronic kidney disease, including people without risk factors such as high blood pressure and diabetes, according to a study published in CMAJ.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The illegal use of clenbuterol in livestock farming may affect the results of doping controls in sport. This is the conclusion of a study by the Institute of Food Safety, RIKILT Wageningen UR, Netherlands, in partnership ...
Health Apr 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Abnormal gut bacteria in premature babies can be found days before the onset of necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) finds new research in BioMed Central's open access journal Microbiome. Babies who later went on to develop NEC ha ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers have generated new insights into the ways in which physical activity affects how much estrogen is broken down and secreted in the urine of postmenopausal women. These findings enhance understanding of the potential ...
Cancer Apr 10, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The sooner a person smokes a cigarette upon waking in the morning, the more likely he or she is to acquire lung or oral cancer, according to Penn State researchers.
Cancer Mar 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Marijuana, the most widely used illicit drug, may double stroke risk in young adults, according to research presented at the American Stroke Association's International Stroke Conference 2013.
Cardiology Feb 06, 2013 | 1 / 5 (9) | 12 |
(HealthDay)—A chemical called melamine that's found in some dishware might raise your risk for kidney stones, a small new study suggests.
Health Jan 21, 2013 | 4.6 / 5 (5) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Red wine could give athletes and players a boost in the sports arena by increasing the amount of performance-enhancing hormone testosterone in their bodies, according to researchers from ...
Medical research Jan 08, 2013 | 2.3 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Cocoa-rich dark chocolate might help protect against heart disease and stroke, but probably more so if you are a man.
Health Dec 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers in China have developed a technique for reprogramming cells found in urine into neural progenitor cells that are capable of growing into neurons. In their paper published in ...
Medical research Dec 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |
Metal-binding agents rubbed into the skin, prescribed by some alternative practitioners for the treatment of autism, are not absorbed and therefore are unlikely to be effective at helping the body excrete excess mercury. ...
Autism spectrum disorders Nov 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
An oral green tea extract, Polyphenon E, appears to inhibit vascular endothelial growth factor and hepatocyte growth factor, both of which promote tumor cell growth, migration and invasion.
Cancer Oct 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Women who have a positive urine culture test on the day of surgery for a pelvic-floor disorder are more likely to have a urinary tract infection (UTI) in the first six weeks after the procedure. These findings were presented ...
Cardiology Oct 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Millions of women experience a loss of bladder control, or urinary incontinence, in their lifetime.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0