Thursday 23 October, 2014

Cherry lowers uric acid level, reveals study

A study from Northumbria University, Britain has revealed that consumption of Montmorency tart cherries lowers uric acid level in urine Continue reading “Cherry lowers uric acid level, reveals study” »  More...

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By BioNews On Thursday, April 24th, 2014
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Your digestive tract is just like a studio apartment!

For a common student, the area of the inner surface of the digestive tract is between 180 and 300 square metres. For scientists Continue reading “Your digestive tract is just like a studio apartment!” More...

By BioNews On Saturday, April 19th, 2014
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India may become ‘world capital of liver diseases’

A sedentary lifestyle, increased alcohol consumption and obesity are contributing towards making India the “world capital of liver diseases” by 2025 Continue reading “India may become ‘world More...

By BioNews On Thursday, April 17th, 2014
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Weight loss surgery linked to appetite, taste change

Gone through a weight-loss surgery recently? Expect changes in appetite and taste of food as a research says after gastric bypass surgery, patients frequently report sensory changes Continue reading “Weight More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014
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This protein can resist weight gain despite high-fat diet

Not been able to fight off excess belly fat despite exercise and diet control? High levels of a particular protein can help Continue reading “This protein can resist weight gain despite high-fat diet” More...

By BioNews On Thursday, June 28th, 2012
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Veggie rich diet could help prevent acute pancreatitis

A diet rich in vegetables could help stave off the development of the serious condition acute pancreatitis Continue reading “Veggie rich diet could help prevent acute pancreatitis” »  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, June 28th, 2012
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Dietary fiber nurtures health-promoting gut bacteria

Dietary fiber promotes a shift in the gut toward different types of beneficial bacteria, according to a University of Illinois study Continue reading “Dietary fiber nurtures health-promoting gut bacteria” More...

By BioNews On Friday, June 22nd, 2012
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Common BP drug linked to severe gastrointestinal problems

Researchers have discovered an association between a commonly prescribed blood pressure drug, Olmesartan, and severe gastrointestinal issues such as nausea Continue reading “Common BP drug linked to severe More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, November 1st, 2011
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Impact of cigarette smoking continues even after quitting

A new study including an Indian-origin scientist has found that cigarette smoking may impair pancreatic duct cell function even after quitting, putting all smokers at risk of compromised digestive function Continue More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, November 1st, 2011
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Even 1 drink a day can cause gastrointestinal problems

Moderate alcohol consumption – just one drink per day for women or two for men – could lead to small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) and subsequently cause gastrointestinal symptoms like bloating More...