Tag: Medical research

151st Health Research Report 22 MAR 2013

In this Issue: Folic acid lowers risk of autism Bitter melon juice prevents pancreatic cancer in mouse models Study: Probiotics reduce stress-induced intestinal flare-ups Green tea, coffee may help lower stroke risk How oils and fats regulate feeling of satiety Study Shows How Vitamin E Can Help Prevent […]

UAB researchers cure type 1 diabetes in dogs

Contact: Octavi López Coronado octavi.lopez@uab.cat 34935813301 Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona Introducing a ‘glucose sensor’ by gene therapy eliminates the symptoms of the disease Researchers from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB), led by Fàtima Bosch, have shown for the first time that it is possible to cure diabetes […]

Vitamin C rapidly improves emotional state of acutely hospitalized patients, say LDI researchers

2010 study posted for filing Contact: Mark Shainblum mshainblum@jgh.mcgill.ca 514-340-8222 x6592 Jewish General Hospital Simple treatment may counteract widespread problem of subnormal vitamin levels in acute-care patients This release is available in French. Treatment with vitamin C rapidly improves the emotional state of acutely hospitalized patients, according to […]

Zinc supplements during pregnancy may counteract damage from early alcohol exposure

2009 study posted for filing Contact: Peter Coyle, Ph.D. 61-8-8222-3028 peter.coyle@imvs.sa.gov.au Hanson Institute Alcoholism Clinical and Experimental Research Animal research has shown that binge drinking – even just once – during early pregnancy can cause numerous problems for the fetus, including early postnatal death. Fetal zinc deficiency may […]