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2 hrs ago | Food Technology

Folates not folic acid for flour fortification, urge researchers

"the study showed was that the gut lining doesn't metabolise folic acid to 5-MTHF anywhere near as efficiently as it metabolises natural folates..." New findings that the body is less efficient at metabolising folic acid than natural folates could inform policy-making decisions as the UK government considers mandatory fortification of flour with ... (more)


Related Topix: Folic Acid

3 hrs ago | Switched

Antioxidant Supplements Don't Fight Cancer, Research Suggests

In a new paper, published July 10 in the New England Journal of Medicine, researchers analyzed previous studies on antioxidants and cancer , trying to determine why taking antioxidants hasn't seemed to reduce people's cancer risk.


Related Topix: Somerville, MA, Carotene, Health, Lung Cancer, Vitamin E

5 hrs ago | New York Daily News

Dim lighting may weaken breast-cancer drug's effects

Exposure to dim lighting at night might reduce the effects of tamoxifen, a popular breast cancer drug, because it suppresses melatonin production, a new study has found.


Related Topix: Melatonin, Medicine, Cancer, Health, Breast Cancer, Biology, Science, Tulane University

5 hrs ago | Medical Daily

Darkness At Night Essential To Breast Cancer Therapy: Sleep Hormone...

Tamoxifen resistance increases due to depleted levels of the sleep hormone melatonin.


Related Topix: Melatonin

8 hrs ago |

Oregano and rosemary could cure Diabetes

Researchers work hard on finding health clues for the public and they've found a very important find this time around.


Related Topix: Diabetes, Health, Oregano, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin

12 hrs ago | Mail on Sunday

Street lights shining into bedrooms 'could stop breast cancer drugs from working'

Hero doctor stops hospital shooting rampage: Psychiatrist uses his own gun to shoot patient who killed caseworker in front of him Obama set to give child immigrants 'refugee status' BEFORE they arrive in the US: White House floats pilot plan for Honduras in attempt to stop border crisis Was it a contract killing? Police reveal Harvard-educated law ... (more)


Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Melatonin

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Medical News

Antioxidant biomaterial helps vascular grafts heal

When a foreign material like a medical device or surgical implant is put inside the human body, the body always responds.


Related Topix: Vitamin C, Health

Live Science

What is Testosterone?

Testosterone is a male sex hormone that is important for sexual and reproductive development.


Related Topix: Hypothalamus, Erectile Dysfunction, Medicine, Health


Is Coffee Aggravating Your Hot Flashes?

Drinking caffeine may worsen the hot flashes and night sweats that affect roughly two-thirds of women as they go through menopause, new survey data suggests.


Related Topix: Drink, Coffee, Menopause, Medicine, Health, Rochester, MN

Bioscience Technology

Rosemary and Oregano Contain Diabetes-fighting Compounds

The popular culinary herbs oregano and rosemary are packed with healthful compounds, and now lab tests show they could work in much the same way as prescription anti-diabetic medication, scientists report.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Diabetes, Oregano, Agriculture, Science


'The eye and the brain are connected, so it's no surprise lutein...

Lutein and zeaxanthin are well-established in the realm of eye health, but ever emerging science shows the importance of the carotenoids in brain health.


Related Topix: Lutein, Harvard University, Life, Food, Vegetables, Macular Degeneration, Health, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Nutrition

The Daily Record

Myths we've believed: Why too much sleep can kill and popcorn is actually good for you

SCIENCE is busting many myths we've long believed true making us now think differently about the daily lifestyle choices we make.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Dieting, Vegetables, Medicine, Nutrition, Vitamin A, Raw

Midazolam is common thread in 3 lengthy executions

Arizona used a two-drug protocol for Wednesday's execution of Joseph Rudolph Wood, who had been sentenced to die for the 1989 deaths of a former girlfriend and her father.


Related Topix: Arizona, Arizona Government, Ohio, Chloride, Death Penalty

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Body clock myths: When is the best time to take pills?

The time of day we take our pills could have a dramatic impact on their effectiveness, according to new research by Surrey University and London's Institute of Cancer Research which found the body clock has a profound role in changing the chemistry of our bloodstream throughout the day Nitin Makadia, from Lloyds Pharmacy, explains: "Some drugs ... (more)


Related Topix: Chemistry, Science, Drugs, Vitamin C, Medicine, Indigestion

Southland Times

Nine diet-saving food swaps

Sometimes the difference between healthy eating or not is a few simple dietary swaps to take you from a B minus in nutrition to a glowing A plus - and just a warning, some of these simple swaps may surprise you! While wholemeal bread is a healthy choice thanks to its relatively high fibre content, grain-based bread has a lower glycaemic index which ... (more)


Related Topix: Medicine, Nutrition, Life, Food, Baked Goods, Bread, Calcium

Naperville Sun

Just because it's a salad, doesn't mean it's healthy

Healthy salads Catalan Bean Salad Dressing A1 4 cup olive oil 2 cloves garlic, minced A1 4 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon dried mustard Salad 2 15-ounce cans of low sodium cannellini beans, drained and rinsed 1 red pepper, diced A1 4 cup pitted Greek olives, chopped A1 4 cup of fresh basil or mint, chopped fine Combine all dressing ingredients in a bowl.


Related Topix: Garlic, Life, Food, Meat, Chicken, Vegetables


Why sleeping in on the weekends may not be beneficial to your health

Many of us, myself included, use the weekends to pay off the sleep debt we accrued during the work week.


Related Topix: Hypothalamus


Huge schizophrenia study finds dozens of new genetic causes

APRIL 23: Deoxyribonucleic acid strands from a double helix model on display at the Science Museum April 23, 2003 in London.


Related Topix: DNA, World News, United Kingdom, Cambridgeshire County, England, Getty Images

Competitor Magazine

Eat Your Way To Recovery

Boost these nutrients: Iron and zinc to help prevent infections. Vitamin C ; vitamin A ; vitamin E and selenium act as antioxidant protectors from damage caused by training.


Related Topix: Medicine, Nutrition, Iron, Life, Food, Seafood, Vitamin C, Vitamin A, Potatoes, Vegetables

Mother Jones

That Antioxidant You're Taking Is Snake Oil

Plants can't move. They're sitting targets for every insect, two- and four-legged creature, and air-borne fungus and bacteria that swirls around them.


Related Topix: Entomology, Science, Vitamin E, Journalism