Oysters likely suffered toxic effects from the oil dispersant Corexit® 9500 when it was used to clean up the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, said Morris Animal Foundation-funded researchers at the University of Connecticut. The team determined this by comparing the low levels of toxicity of oil, the dispersant and a mixture of the two […]Continue Reading ...
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 5, 2018 — Taking fish oil supplements during pregnancy might translate into healthier growth in children during their first six years of life, a new study suggests. “This study highlights the fact that in utero exposure can have a profound effect on the fetus that lasts through childhood,” said Dr. Jennifer Wu, an […]Continue Reading ...
By Dr Ananya Mandal, MDAugust 22, 2018 In a 50 minute lecture, Dr Karin Michels Professor of Harvard’s TH Chan School of Public Health and director of the Institute for Prevention and Tumour Epidemiology at the University of Freiburg, has called coconut oil one of the “worst foods you can eat,” calling it “pure poison.” […]Continue Reading ...
FRIDAY, June 8, 2018 — Omega-3 fatty acids — good fats found in fish — can boost the heart health of adults, but a new study suggests that babies might also stand to benefit from them. In the study from Australia, infants were given a daily fish oil supplement or a placebo from birth to […]Continue Reading ...
April 19, 2018 Eating fatty fish increases the size and lipid composition of HDL particles in people with impaired glucose metabolism, according to a new study from the University of Eastern Finland. These changes in the size and lipid composition of HDL particles make them beneficial for cardiovascular health. Published in Molecular Nutrition & Food […]Continue Reading ...
— You should check your cholesterol at least every five years, or more often if there’s a problem, the American Diabetes Association (ADA) says. Your blood sugar and blood pressure could influence your cholesterol levels, the association says, so a person with diabetes should pay particular attention to these risk factors. The ADA offers these […]Continue Reading ...
MONDAY, Oct. 2, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Workers exposed to dispersants while cleaning up a major oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico developed health symptoms, including wheeze and eye irritation, a new study says. Dispersants are chemicals used to break up oil slicks into smaller patches that can be degraded naturally or diluted by […]Continue Reading ...
Researchers expose that supplementation with the fish oil compound DHA avoided seizures in mice via elevating ranges of the hormone estrogen within the mind.Continue Reading ...
Fish oil supplements do not prevent heart attacks or strokes in patients with diabetes, according to late breaking results from the ASCEND trial presented today in a Hot Line Session at ESC Congress 2018 and published in the New England Journal of Medicine. In observational studies, higher consumption of fish is associated with lower risks […]Continue Reading ...
July 26, 2018 Engineers at Duke University have developed a way to manipulate, split and mix droplets of biological fluids by having them surf on acoustic waves in oil. The technology could form the basis of a small-scale, programmable, rewritable biomedical chip that is completely reusable for disparate purposes from on-site diagnostics to laboratory-based research. […]Continue Reading ...
Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Fake CBD Oil Sickens 52 People in Utah Up to 52 people in Utah have been made ill after consuming synthetic products falsely labeled as containing cannabidiol (CBD), the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in […]Continue Reading ...
April 9, 2018 People living near oil and gas facilities along Colorado’s Northern Front Range may be exposed to hazardous air pollutants, including carcinogens like benzene, that could pose health risks above levels deemed acceptable by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, according to researchers at the Colorado School of Public Health, Boulder County Public Health, […]Continue Reading ...
October 4, 2017 Researchers at the University of California, Riverside have tested a genetically-modified (GM) soybean oil used in restaurants and found that while it induces less obesity and insulin resistance than conventional soybean oil, its effects on diabetes and fatty liver are similar to those of conventional soybean oil. Soybean oil is the major […]Continue Reading ...
September 19, 2017 Employees who have been most likely uncovered to dispersants whilst cleansing up the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill skilled a variety of well being signs together with cough and wheeze, and pores and skin and eye inflammation, consistent with scientists on the Nationwide Institutes of Well being (NIH). The learn about seemed […]Continue Reading ...
August 17, 2017 Scientists are more and more appreciating estrogen’s position in mind well being. Now for the primary time, manufacturing of estrogen within the mind has been without delay connected to the presence of docosahexaenoic acid (DHA). DHA is located in abundance in fish oils and could also be synthesized from alpha-linolenic acid, an […]Continue Reading ...
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