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More Proof that Green Tea may Postpone Cancer, Heart Disease

University of Kansas

An antioxidant found in green tea is at least 100 times more effective than vitamin C and 25 times better than vitamin E at protecting cells and their genetic material, DNA, from damage believed to be linked to cancer, heart disease and other potentially life-threatening illnesses, University of Kansas research shows.The antioxidant, known as epigallocatechin gallate, or EGCG, carries twice the antioxidant punch of resveratrol, found in red wine, according to the study.

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Permanent Implants for Prostate Cancer, Radiation Therapy

American College of Radiology (ACR)

Studies covering topics ranging from the quality of life after permanent prostate implants to using radiation therapy to treat soft tissue sarcomas in children will be presented at the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology. The meeting will be held in Orlando, FL October 19-23 at the Orange County Convention Center.

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Causes of Heart Disease a Mystery to Many

University of Illinois at Chicago

Many patients with heart ailments do not recognize smoking, high blood pressure or high cholesterol levels as risk factors for their own condition, according to a study by researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago and two other institutions.

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Anti-Cancer Tablet Tested at UIC Institute

University of Illinois at Chicago

As the University of Illinois at Chicago's Institute for Tuberculosis Research celebrates its 50th anniversary, researchers here are moving forward to identify components of the tuberculosis vaccine, BCG, that are effective in the treatment of cancers when taken orally.

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UIC Study Finds Sleep Apnea Problems in African-American Children

University of Illinois at Chicago

African-American children with obstructive sleep apnea have significantly lower blood-oxygen levels compared to other groups, according to a study by sleep disorder researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine.

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Article ID: 3108

Evidence Of Tobacco Carcinogen In Non-Smokers Passively Exposed To Cigarette Smoke

American Chemical Society (ACS)

New research shows, for the first time under real-life conditions, evidence of a cancer-causing substance in non-smokers who work in smoke-filled rooms. That substance, called NNK, was biologically processed and its metabolite detected in their urine. The study is being presented here today at a national meeting of the American Chemical Society. Embargoed for 9-9-97, 4:30 PM EDT

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Strict blood pressure control needed to stall kidney disease progression in African-Americans

American Heart Association (AHA)

African-Americans may need to become even stricter in controlling blood pressure if they hope to fight kidney disease, warn researchers today in the American Heart Association journal Hypertension.

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Paracel Announces The World's Fastest Computer for Drug Discovery

Paracel

Paracel Inc. today announced a new class of scientific computing for drug discovery that accelerates the analysis of genes that cause disease by as much as 1,000 times over traditional computing alternatives. The GeneMatcherô computer system will be introduced at the Ninth Genome Sequencing and Analysis Conference, Hilton Head, S.C., Sept. 13-16. Embargoed: Sept. 13

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Enzymes,Ethnicity Create Dramatic Differences In Codeine's Effectiveness In Humans

American Chemical Society (ACS)

The pain-relieving drug codeine is totally ineffective in some ethnic groups -- including one in ten whites -- according to new findings presented here today at a national meeting of the American Chemical Society. The report shows a variety of differences in the drug's effectiveness and side effects, based on a person's ethnicity. Embargoed for 9-8-97, 7:00 PM EDT

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Move Over, Red Wine: Peanuts Contain Heart-Healthy Compounds

American Chemical Society (ACS)

You've heard that small doses of red wine may be good for your health. Now, United States Department of Agriculture scientists say that peanuts may contain the heart- healthy chemical compound --resveratrol -- important in red wine. The latest findings that edible peanuts also contain resveratrol were presented here today at a national meeting of the American Chemical Society. Embargoed for 9-8-97, 11PM EDT

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