- Cut Fructose, Lose Weight
One of the reasons people on low-carbohydrate diets may lose weight is that they reduce their intake of fructose, a type of sugar that can be made into body fat quickly, according to a researcher at UT Southwestern Medical Center. Dr. Elizabeth Parks, asso ...
Article - News Staff - Jul 23 2008 - 11:50pm
- Omega-3 Fatty Acids Prevent Clogged Arteries- Study
A fish-heavy diet has gotten another endorsement, this one saying that a lifetime of eating tuna, sardines, salmon and other fish appears to protect Japanese men against clogged arteries, despite other cardiovascular risk factors. The research, published i ...
Article - News Staff - Jul 28 2008 - 5:52pm
- Fluoride's Impact On The Brain- Focus Of Two Conferences
New science indicating fluoride’s dangers to the brain and other organs will be presented by prominent fluoride research scientists during back-to-back conferences of the International Society for Fluoride Research (ISFR) and the Fluoride Action Network ( ...
Article - Carol Kopf - Aug 1 2008 - 8:19am
- ShangRing: New Male Circumcision Device For HIV Prevention
Male circumcision has been performed as far back as ancient Egypt, and the practice has continued through the ensuing centuries for religious, cultural and sociopolitical reasons. Performing circumcision for potential health benefits gained momentum in the ...
Article - News Staff - Aug 2 2008 - 11:13am
- Hype: Anthrax And General Bio-Chem Attacks Rare
The recent suicide of Army scientist Bruce E. Ivins, shortly after being implicated, brought a likely end to the Anthrax scare of 2001 but, while information on this specific case remains sealed, the Global Terrorism Database at the University of Maryland ...
Article - News Staff - Aug 5 2008 - 4:14pm
- Eat Eggs, Lose Weight
A study published in the International Journal of Obesity says that eating two eggs for breakfast, as part of an overall reduced-calorie diet, helps overweight adults lose more weight and feel more energetic than those who eat a bagel breakfast of equal c ...
Article - News Staff - Aug 5 2008 - 9:54am
- It's Official: Sauna Is Good For Your Skin (And It's A Sport)
Sauna has long been a cottage industry in Finland and the entire Northern hemisphere, with Scandinavians and Russians claiming to have used saunas for cleansing and relaxation for over 2,500 years. Saunas are the new Prius, with various studies claiming a ...
Article - Hank Campbell - Oct 21 2010 - 9:22pm
- 'Designer' RNA May Be Solution To High Cholesterol
Small, specially designed bits of ribonucleic acid (RNA) can interfere with cholesterol metabolism, reducing harmful cholesterol by two-thirds in pre-clinical tests, according to a new study by researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center in collaboration ...
Article - News Staff - Aug 11 2008 - 11:02pm
- Extensively Drug Resistant Tuberculosis Found In California
In the first statewide study of extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (XDR TB) in the United States, California officials have identified 18 cases of the dangerous and difficult-to-treat disease between 1993 and 2006, and 77 cases that were one step away ...
Article - News Staff - Aug 13 2008 - 12:24pm
- Bacteria Can Be Infected By Viruses- And Understanding That May Wipe Out The 'Superbug'
All animals, plants and bacteria run the risk of being infected by specific viruses. For humans, such viruses include the flu virus, for the tobacco plant this is the tobacco mosaic virus and for the intestinal bacterium E. coli this is the enterobacteria ...
Article - News Staff - Aug 15 2008 - 2:24am