News tagged with urine
(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
While many marathon runners may be preoccupied with shin splints, chafing and blisters come race day, one thing they may not consider is their bladder health.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 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
The truth is, doping in elite sports exists and with so much pressure to be the best, unfortunately some athletes turn to cheating. With the spotlight on the London Olympics and the recent doping scandal ...
Other Aug 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- A biomarker classifier in urine can allow early detection of progression to diabetic nephropathy years before onset of macroalbuminuria, according to a study published online Aug. 7 in Diabetes.
Diabetes Aug 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay) -- After bariatric surgery, following a diet that is normal in calcium, low in oxalate, and moderate in protein, can improve urinary calcium oxalate (CaOx) supersaturation, but not urinary oxalate ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
On her laptop computer one recent afternoon, University at Buffalo researcher Charmion Cruickshank calls up a mass spectrometry readout showing the breakdown of chemicals in the urine of a child with autism.
Autism spectrum disorders Jul 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 2
(Medical Xpress) -- Accuracy of routine urine drug testing of newborns to identify exposure in the womb to marijuana may be interfered with by chemicals in commonly used baby soap and wash products, including ...
Other Jun 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |
A new study at Karlstad University in Sweden shows that phthalates from PVC flooring materials is taken up by our bodies. Phthalates are substances suspected to cause asthma and allergies, as well as other chronic diseases ...
Health May 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Henry Ford Hospital researchers have found that the presence of excess protein in a common urine test is an effective prognostic marker of acute renal failure in patients with severe sepsis.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Autism is difficult to diagnose because of a lack of specific biological markers and a variability of symptoms, ranging from mild in some individuals to severely disabling in others.
Autism spectrum disorders Apr 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |