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Vitamin E helps reduce nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in children

A specific form of vitamin E has been found to improve nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) which is the most severe form of fatty liver disease in some children. This is the outcome of recent ...

27 Apr '11 | Vitamin E | USA

NIH announces five Botanical Research Centers

Studies of the safety, effectiveness, and biological action of botanical products are major focuses for the five dietary supplement research centers selected to be jointly funded by the Office of D...

31 Aug '10 | Botanical Research | USA

Gene Variant Increases Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

Researchers have confirmed that a gene variant confers susceptibility to type 2 diabetes in participants of the Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP), a large clinical trial in adults at increased risk...

20 Jul '06 | Diabetes | USA

Caffeine during pregnancy - American research into caffeine use and addiction

A recent study has found that women who have significantly high regular caffeine intake combined with a family history of alcohol abuse are more likely to ignore advice to stop using caffeine durin...

05 Dec '05 | Caffeine | Maryland, USA

Non-surgical lung volume reduction treatment for emphysema

27 Nov '05 | Emphysema | Maryland, USA

Maryland Researchers investigate benefit of acupuncture for in vitro fertilization

Infertility specialists at the University of Maryland, MD (USA), are researching the possible effects of acupuncture on pregnancy rates for couples undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF), a proces...

19 Nov '05 | Fertility | Maryland, USA

Maryland Univ receives $10M USD to study Traditional Chinese Medicine

Scientists at the University of Maryland's Center for Integrative Medicine have received grants worth 10 million USD from the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM), to ...

23 Oct '05 | Traditional Chinese Medicine | Maryland, USA

Imaging tracer clarifies cause of chest pain up to 30 hours after pain stops

Research has shown that a radioactive compound can show images of heart damage up to 30 hours after a brief interruption of blood flow and oxygen. This might help physicians determine if a patient'...

27 Sep '05 | Heart Health | USA

Baltimore woman gives birth to quintuplets

A Baltimore woman delivered quintuplets by Caesarean section on September 21 at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore. At birth, the babies - four girls and one boy - ranged in wei...

27 Sep '05 | Quintuplets | USA

Reverse shoulder replacement surgery helps patients with arthritis and rotator cuff tears

In standard replacement surgery, the ball on the humerus is removed and replaced with a metal implant that fits into a new plastic socket in the scapula. In the reverse shoulder replacement, the su...

19 Sep '05 | Arthritis | USA

Astrocytes may have role in epilepsy

Scientists have found that astrocytes (also known as astroglial cells) can trigger a harmful cascade of electrical activity in the brain by releasing a chemical that triggers other brain cells to f...

16 Aug '05 | Epilepsy | New York, USA

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