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Health Concerns: August 2010 Archives



Natural Health News

naringenin- lowers cholesterol and blood sugar



Grapefruit's Bitter Taste Holds a Sweet Promise for Diabetes Therapy ScienceDaily (Aug. 27, 2010) -- Naringenin, an antioxidant derived from the bitter flavor of grapefruits and other citrus fruits, may cause the liver to break down fat while increasing insulin sensitivity, a process that naturally occurs during long periods of fasting. A team of researchers from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) report that naringenin activates a family of small proteins,...

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Exposure to Low Doses of BPA



Exposure to Low Doses of BPA Alters Gene Expression in the Fetal Mouse OvaryScienceDaily (Aug. 28, 2010) -- A new study published online in the journal Biology of Reproduction finds that exposure of pregnant female mice to the endocrine-disrupting chemical bisphenol A may produce adverse reproductive consequences on gene expression in fetal ovaries as early as 12 hours after the mother has first been exposed to the chemical. Bisphenol A (BPA) is a chemical used...

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Banana Plantain Fibers Could Treat Crohn's Disease



Banana Plantain Fibers Could Treat Crohn's Disease, Research SuggestsScienceDaily (Aug. 25, 2010) -- Crohn's is a condition that affects one in 800 people in the UK and causes chronic intestinal inflammation, leading to pain, bleeding and diarrhoea. Researchers are working with biotechnology company, Provexis, to test a new plantain based food product that could treat patients with the disease.Scientists have previously shown that people with Crohn's disease have increased numbers of a 'sticky' type of...

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Berry Good



Eating Berries May Activate the Brain's Natural Housekeeper for Healthy AgingScienceDaily (Aug. 24, 2010) -- Scientists have reported the first evidence that eating blueberries, strawberries, and acai berries may help the aging brain stay healthy in a crucial but previously unrecognized way. Their study, presented at the 240th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society (ACS), concluded that berries, and possibly walnuts, activate the brain's natural "housekeeper" mechanism, which cleans up and recycles toxic proteins...

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New Study Finds New Connection Between Yoga and Mood



New Study Finds New Connection Between Yoga and MoodScienceDaily (Aug. 19, 2010) -- Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have found that yoga may be superior to other forms of exercise in its positive effect on mood and anxiety. The findings, which currently appear on-line at Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, is the first to demonstrate an association between yoga postures, increased GABA levels and decreased anxiety.The researchers set out to contrast...

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Special Yoga Classes Aimed at Breast Cancer Survivors Improves Recovery



Special Yoga Classes Aimed at Breast Cancer Survivors Improves RecoveryScienceDaily (Aug. 17, 2010) -- University of Alberta research fellow Amy Speed-Andrews has examined how a specialized Iyengar yoga program for women currently in treatment for breast cancer, and who have completed treatment, makes a difference in their recovery.For two years groups of study participants were asked to fill out a questionnaire about their physical and mental health at the beginning of a 10-week session of...

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Birth Dates, School Enrollment Dates Affect ADHD Diagnosis Rates, Study Shows



Birth Dates, School Enrollment Dates Affect ADHD Diagnosis Rates, Study ShowsScienceDaily (Aug. 17, 2010) -- Rising rates of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and large differences in diagnosis rates have led to fears that the condition is often being misdiagnosed. A new study from North Carolina State University demonstrates that these concerns are justified. The researchers found large discrepancies in diagnosis and treatment rates based on small differences in children's dates of birth."The question we...

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Green Tea Extract Appears to Keep Cancer in Check



Green Tea Extract Appears to Keep Cancer in Check in Majority of CLL PatientsScienceDaily (Aug. 16, 2010) -- An extract of green tea appears to have clinical activity with low toxicity in chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) patients who used it in a phase II clinical trial, say researchers at Mayo Clinic.The findings were presented June 7 during the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). They are the latest in a series...

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