158th Health Research Report Synopsis 28 JUN 2013

Posted at http://www.healthresearchreport.me  Health Research Report 158th Issue Date 28 JUN 2013 Compiled By Ralph Turchiano http://www.vit.bz http://www.youtube.com/vhfilm  www.facebook.com/engineeringevil http://www.healthresearchreport.me  In this Issue: Dietary supplement linked to increased muscle mass in the elderly Vitamin D supplementation may delay precocious puberty in girls Artificial Sweetener a Potential Treatment for Parkinson’s Disease Iodine in bread not enough…

Nearly 7 in 10 Americans Take Prescription Drugs, Mayo Clinic, Olmsted Medical Center Find

Germ fighters, antidepressants, opioids top list; women, elderly likelier to have prescriptions Wednesday, June 19, 2013 CORRECTION: Corrects fourth most commonly prescribed drugs to drugs used to lower lipids rather than drugs to control blood pressure, and adds Olmsted Medical Center as study co-author. ROCHESTER, Minn. — Nearly 70 percent of Americans are on at…

152 Health Research Report Topics Post 5 APR 2013

Health Research Report 152nd Issue Date 5 Apr 2013 Compiled By Ralph Turchiano http://www.vit.bz http://www.youtube.com/vhfilm  www.facebook.com/engineeringevil http://www.healthresearchreport.me  In this Issue: Higher soy intake prior to lung cancer diagnosis linked to longer survival in women Experts find link between low doses of vitamin D and adverse pregnancy outcomes C. diff infection risk rises with antihistamine use…

C. diff infection risk rises with antihistamine use to treat stomach acid, Mayo Clinic finds

Contact: Robert Nellis newsbureau@mayo.edu 507-284-5005 Mayo Clinic ROCHESTER, Minn. — Patients receiving antihistamines to suppress stomach acid are at greater risk of infection from Clostridium difficile, or C. diff, a common cause of diarrhea, particularly in health care settings, Mayo Clinic researchers have found. The study focused on histamine 2 receptor antagonists. The researchers found…

Your Medical Records Are Part of a $19 Billion Experiment : Fraudulent billing. Identity theft. Greater expense and inefficiency. Loss of privacy

Posted By ANH-USA On February 26, 2013 @ 2:00 pm Fraudulent billing. Identity theft. Greater expense and inefficiency. Loss of privacy. And campaign donations from the companies benefiting most. Electronic medical records (EMR) came into mainstream consciousness after a hardcore lobbying effort by the EMR industry. The result? A $19 billion (yes, that’s billion with a B)…

Green tea extract appears to keep cancer in check in majority of CLL patients

2010 study posted for filing Contact: Karl Oestreich newsbureau@mayo.edu 507-284-5005 Mayo Clinic Mayo Clinic has conducted the first clinical studies of tea extract in cancer patients CHICAGO — ASCO Abstract Number: 6522 (http://abstract.asco.org/AbstView_74_47574.html). An extract of green tea appears to have clinical activity with low toxicity in chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) patients who used it…

Vitamin K may protect against developing non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, say Mayo Clinic researchers

2010 study posted for filing Contact: Karl Oestreich newsbureau@mayo.edu 507-284-5005 Mayo Clinic WASHINGTON — In the first study of vitamin K and Non-Hodgkin lymphoma risk, researchers at the Mayo Clinic campus in Minnesota have found that people who have higher intakes of vitamin K from their diet have a lower risk of developing Non-Hodgkin lymphoma.…

71st Health Research Report 08 DEC 2009 – Reconstruction

  Editors Top Five:   1. Aspirin, Tylenol May Decrease Effectiveness of Vaccines (actually all antibodies, vaccinated or not) MUST READ 2. Popular diabetes drugs linked to increased risk of heart failure and death 3. Coffee consumption associated with reduced risk of advanced prostate cancer 4. Spices halt growth of breast stem cells, U-M study…

Green tea extract shows promise in leukemia trials: Chronic lymphocytic leukemia 50 percent or greater decline in their lymph node size.

2009 study posted for filing ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic researchers are reporting positive results in early leukemia clinical trials using the chemical epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), an active ingredient in green tea. The trial determined that patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) can tolerate the chemical fairly well when high doses are administered in capsule…

Eating lots of carbs, sugar may raise risk of cognitive impairment, Mayo Clinic study finds

Contact: Nick Hanson newsbureau@mayo.edu 507-284-5005 Mayo Clinic Those 70-plus who ate food high in fat and protein fared better cognitively, research showed ROCHESTER, Minn. — People 70 and older who eat food high in carbohydrates have nearly four times the risk of  developing mild cognitive impairment, and the danger also rises with a diet heavy…

53rd Health Research Report 31 MAR 2009 – Reconstruction

  Editors Top Five: 1. Common fragrance ingredients in shampoos and conditioners are frequent causes of eczema 2. Frankincense oil — a wise man’s remedy for bladder cancer 3. Review of probiotic trial research finds only Bifantis able to claim efficacy for IBS symptoms 4. Long-term L-carnitine supplementation prevents development of liver cancer 5. Exposure…

Mayo Clinic: Common blood pressure drug linked to severe GI problems: Celiac disease from Olmesartan/Benicar in the US, Olmetec in EU and Canada, WinBP, Golme in India, Erastapex in Egypt

Contact: Nick Hanson newsbureau@mayo.edu 507-284-5005 Mayo Clinic Patients in clinical trial taking Olmesartan had symptoms of celiac disease ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic researchers have discovered an association between a commonly prescribed blood pressure drug, Olmesartan, and severe gastrointestinal issues such as nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, weight loss and electrolyte abnormalities — symptoms common among those…

Should doctors treat lack of exercise as a medical condition? Mayo expert says ‘yes’ Quote: prescribing supported exercise, and more formal rehabilitation programs that include cognitive and behavioral therapy would develop

Contact: Sharon Theimer newsbureau@mayo.edu 507-284-5005 Mayo Clinic ROCHESTER, Minn. — A sedentary lifestyle is a common cause of obesity (http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/obesity/DS00314), and excessive body weight and fat in turn are considered catalysts for diabetes (http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/diabetes/DS01121), high blood pressure (http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/high-blood-pressure/DS00100), joint damage (http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/arthritis/DS01122/DSECTION=risk-factors) and other serious health problems. But what if lack of exercise itself were treated…

Quercitin Blocks Androgen activity preventing prostate cancer growth – Otherwise 80% of prostate cancers re-appear after 1 – 2 years

Contact: Mary Lawson lawson.mary18@mayo.edu 507-284-5005 Mayo Clinic Natural substances in fruits and vegetables may be potential treatment for prostate cancer ROCHESTER, MINN. — Quercetin (kwer-se-ten), a natural substance found in apples, onions, tea and red wine, may be a potentially novel approach for preventing and treating prostate cancer, according to a laboratory research study conducted…