Monthly Archives: December 2012

Vitamin D deficiency treated by consuming UVB-irradiated mushrooms

Vitamin D deficiency treated by consuming UVB-irradiated mushrooms. Vitamin D deficiency treated by consuming UVB-irradiated mushrooms Andrew Ozzard, DCH, MRCPCH, GP Registrar and Gurdip Hear, BSc, DCH, DRCOG, DFFP, MRCGP, GP Trainer Crosby House Surgery, Slough Gavin Morrison, MBBS, FY1 Leighton Hospital, Crewe, Cheshire Mike Hoskin, DRCOG, MRCGP, GP Trainer Author information ► Article notes ► Copyright and License information ► Abstract Deficiency of vitamin D is usually caused by dietary deficiency and/or lack of exposure to sunlight in dark skinned individuals living at northern … Continue reading

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ADJUVANT USE OF THE KETOGENIC DIET FOR THE TREATMENT OF MALIGNANT BRAIN TUMORS INHIBITS CYCLOOXYGENASE-2 EXPRESSION AND REDUCES TUMOR-ASSOCIATED EDEMA

53. Basic Science Title: ADJUVANT USE OF THE KETOGENIC DIET FOR THE TREATMENT OF MALIGNANT BRAIN TUMORS INHIBITS CYCLOOXYGENASE-2 EXPRESSION AND REDUCES TUMOR-ASSOCIATED EDEMA Author: Adrienne C Scheck PhD Co-authors Eric C. Woolf, Gregory Turner, Vikram D. Kodibagkar, Rohini Vidya Shankar, Mark C. Preul, Mohammed G. Abdelwahab, Julie A. Charlton. Phoenix, AZ Keywords: glioma, edema, cyclooxygenase 2, mouse model Malignant gliomas are uniformly fatal despite treatment including surgery, chemotherapy and radiation. One source of morbidity is brain edema caused by tumor growth and/or treatment. This … Continue reading

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A PET AND MRI APPROACH TO STUDY BRAIN GLUCOSE AND KETONE METABOLISM DURING AGING AND ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE.

52. Title A PET AND MRI APPROACH TO STUDY BRAIN GLUCOSE AND KETONE METABOLISM DURING AGING AND ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE. Author: Alexandre Courchesne-Loyer, MSc1,2, Co-Authors: Christian A. Castellano, PhD1,2, Scott Nugent, BSc1,2, Maggie Roy, MSc1,2, Mélanie Fortier, MSc1, Sébastien Tremblay, PhD1,4, Éric Turcotte MD4, Tamas Fulop MD, PhD1,3, Stephen C. Cunnane, PhD1,2,3, (1) Research Center on Aging, Sherbrooke, QC, Canada (2) Department Physiology and Biophysics, Université de Sherbrooke, QC, Canada (3) Department of Medicine, Université de Sherbrooke, QC, Canada (4) Department of Radiobiology and Nuclear Medicine, … Continue reading

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Two adult case reports of improved neurological status with the removal of gluten from diet

Two adult case reports of improved neurological status with the removal of gluten from diet Author: Sue Wood Co-author Beth Zupec-Kania 1.Dietitian, Matthews Friends Clinics 2.Nutrition Consultant Key words: 1. Gluten-free 2. Gluten sensitivity 3. Epilepsy 4. Neurological dysfunction Introduction: Gluten sensitivity is a systemic autoimmune or immune mediated disease with diverse manifestations 1. Coeliac disease (CD) is the most commonly recognized of these and estimated to occur in at least 1% of the population. There has been conflicting data provided by studies of the … Continue reading

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The effect and Long-term retention rate of ketogenic diet in Chinese patients.

The effect and Long-term retention rate of ketogenic diet in Chinese patients Author: DENG Yu Hong Co-authors ZHOU Jin-Hua, LI Bing-Mei, LIU Xiao-Rong, LIAO Wei-Ping Changgang Dong road 250, haiZhu, Guangzhou, GuangDong, P.R China,510260 Keyword 1 ketogenic diet Keyword 2 refractory epilepsy Keyword 3 effect Keyword 4 retention rate Objective: To evaluate the effect and long-term retention of ketogenic diet (KD) in add-on therapy for refractory epilepsy patients with Chinese eating habits. Methods: 28 Chinese patients with refractory epilepsy were recruited in one and half … Continue reading

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