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News tag: Protein


The body shaping effects of egg white protein

4 Feb, 2016 | by Daniel Tomas | 0 comments
Egg whites constitute roughly 60% of entire egg, and bundle in more than 50% of its nutrients, including proteins, vitamins and a fair quantity of Calcium (around 2 grams per egg). The high amount of proteins inside the egg whites (around 3 grams of protein per egg) quickly ensure a state of fullness,…


New asthma treatment promises cure within five years

23 Apr, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Promising a cure for asthma within five years, researchers have found that a protein is at the root of the condition. The findings also indicate that a drug that was originally designed to treat bone disease osteoporosis could lead to a new therapy for asthma. Researchers found protein called calcium-sensing…


Pancreatic cancer cells reverted to normal state

21 Apr, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Pancreatic cancer cells have been restored to their original state by introducing a protein, thus offering a potential novel approach to treat this lethal disease. If Apple founder Steve Jobs was alive today, he would have rushed to the latest discovery of scientists to restore pancreatic cancer cells to their…


Cricket-based protein powder shows marketing potential

9 Apr, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
A new protein powder will not only deliver nutritional value, but also save family farm, according to a Stony Mountain, Canada young entrepreneur. The 28-year-old entrepreneur Alex Drysdale, a fitness buff and environmentalist in his off time, is getting ready to set up an online business called Crik Nutrition. The…


Bowel cancer research identifies protein that helps weight loss

5 Mar, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
The fight against bowel cancer revealed a potentially effective weapon against obesity, new research found. People suffering from bowel cancer have an over-expressed protein, which is also linked to fat-burning ability. Postdoctoral fellow Mercedes Davalos from Olivia Newton-John Cancer Research Institute said the research team involved in bowel cancer made…


Changes in diet may influence reproduction success

3 Mar, 2015 | by Daniel Tomas | 0 comments
Humans, as well as animals, may have the ability to manage their diet during life to increase fertility and live longer, according to a new research in Australia. The discovery may open new opportunities for women to increase their chances of getting pregnant by taking on a diet rich in…


Protein crucial in breast milk production identified

3 Mar, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
An important regulator of breast development and its milk-producing cells is the protein called MCL-1, researchers discovered. "This study has unlocked one of the key survival factors in the mammary gland," said Professor Jane Visvader from the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute in Australia. "MCL-1 is important for all stages…


Addressing protein linked to alcohol craving may help treat alcoholism

12 Feb, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Alcoholism is a condition that, in addition to the large number of people affected worldwide, it is difficult to treat. However, by targeting a specific protein it may be possible to offer a treatment for alcoholism and a mechanism of preventing the heart and liver damages alcohol causes, according to…


Eggs help weight loss, may improve HDL level

4 Feb, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 2 comments
Eggs are an excellent source of protein, but concerns regarding the high level of cholesterol has put them on the list of foods to eat in moderation. A recent study looked at 140 overweight people that were divided into 2 groups. Group 1, considered the low-egg group, ate less than…


Cancer research receives help from online database

11 Oct, 2014 | by Daniel Tomas | 0 comments
Researchers from the Microbial Institute of Technology,  the Bioinformatics Center have published a new cancer database containing a list of proteins and peptides that help fight against cancer. The announcement was made yesterday by Dr. Gajendra Rahava, lead researcher and eminent scientist. Collected in time from various cancer research resources…