Month: June 2008

33rd Health Research Report 23 JUN 2008 – Reconstruction

Health Technology Research Synopsis 33rd Health Research Report Compiled By Ralph Turchiano http://www.healthresearchreport.me www.vit.bz http://www.youtube.com/vhfilm http://www.facebook.com/vitaminandherbstore http://www.engineeringevil.com     Editors Top Five:   1.      Heightened sense of taste can promote weight loss 2.      Caesarean sections associated with risk of asthma 3.      Red wine’s resveratrol may help battle obesity 4.      Did the gene for ADHD help our nomadic…

32nd Health Research Report 11 JUN 2008 – Reconstructed

    Health Technology Research Synopsis 32nd Issue Date 11 JUN 2008 Compiled By Ralph Turchiano http://www.healthresearchreport.me www.vit.bz http://www.youtube.com/vhfilm http://www.facebook.com/vitaminandherbstore http://www.engineeringevil.com     Editors Top Five:   1.      US reporters often do a poor job of reporting about new medical treatments 2.      Pycnogenol improved diabetes control and reduced antihypertensive medications 3.      How advanced prostate cancer becomes resistant…

Vitamin D findings point to new treatment for heart failure

Public Release: 11-Jun-2008 Ann Arbor, Mich. – Strong bones, a healthy immune system, protection against some types of cancer: Recent studies suggest there’s yet another item for the expanding list of Vitamin D benefits. Vitamin D, “the sunshine vitamin,” keeps the heart, the body’s long-distance runner, fit for life’s demands. University of Michigan pharmacologist Robert…

Anti-inflammatory effects of pomegranate in rabbits: A potential treatment in humans?

Public release date: 12-Jun-2008     Oral ingestion of pomegranate extract reduces the production of chemicals that cause inflammation suggests a study published in BioMed Central’s open access Journal of Inflammation. The findings indicate that pomegranate extract may provide humans with relief of chronic inflammatory conditions. The group from the Department of Medicine of Case…

Synthetic cocoa chemical slows growth of tumors in human cell lines

Public release date: 12-Jun-2008 Washington, D.C. – A synthetic chemical based on a compound found in cocoa beans slowed growth and accelerated destruction of human tumors in laboratory studies, and should be tested further for cancer chemoprevention or even treatment, say researchers at Georgetown University Medical Center. “We have all heard that eating chocolate is…

Heightened sense of taste can promote weight loss

Public release date: 16-Jun-2008   People can lose weight by flavoring their food with calorie-free seasonings and sweeteners, which may make them feel full faster and decrease their consumption, according to a new study. The results will be presented at The Endocrine Society’s 90th Annual Meeting in San Francisco. Alan Hirsch, MD, founder and neurologic…

Did the gene for ADHD help our nomadic ancestors?

Public release date: 17-Jun-2008   An ADHD-associated version of the human gene DRD4 is linked to better health among nomadic tribesmen, but may cause malnourishment in their settled cousins, according to new research by a team directed by an anthropologist at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM). A study by UWM assistant professor Ben Campbell and…