• To test how a reduction in that hippocampal activity would affect patients with aMCI, Gallagher's team administered a low dose of a drug used to treat epilepsy. (psychcentral.com)
  • Public health interventions have the potential to reduce prolonged sitting, but until now, little has been known about what makes certain sitting reduction strategies effective. (news-medical.net)
  • The fMRI scans showed distinct effects of handholding on brain activity in response to pain, including a reduction in the brain's "neurologic pain signature" (NPS): a brain marker previously validated to specifically track experienced pain in healthy subjects. (newswise.com)
  • The results of this study demonstrate for the first time a reduction of PDH activity following SAH, independent of supply of substrates and may be an independent factor contributing to a derangement of oxidative metabolism, failure of oxygen utilization, and secondary brain damage. (frontiersin.org)
  • Low physical activity is a risk factor for cardiovascular disease however, the effect of a short-term reduction in physical activity on FMD and CACs is unclear. (ahajournals.org)
  • Baseline caloric intake was assessed and participants were instructed to reduce their intake to match the reduction in energy expenditure during rPA. (ahajournals.org)
  • Six articles suggested an association between periodontal disease and regular practice of physical activity since a reduction of periodontal prevalence was observed. (frontiersin.org)
  • Physical activity was associated as a potential tool for reduction of periodontal disease prevalence. (frontiersin.org)
  • Progressive reduction in TPH2 activity had no effect on emotional behavior, and only slightly affected brain serotonin levels. (mdc-berlin.de)
  • In this study, a facile chemical reduction procedure for the synthesis of nickel nanoparticles on a ceria-reduced graphene oxide (rGO) composite (ceria-rGO) is reported. (rsc.org)
  • However, the degree of reduction in biological activity depends on the tissue culture system used and on the nature of the specific reducing-end modification. (plantphysiol.org)
  • IL-10 administration in LPS-exposed mice elicited a significant reduction in BAL neutrophilia, MMP-9 activity, and TNF-α release but not in TGF-β production. (aspetjournals.org)
  • In liver, GPAT3 deletion had no impact on total GPAT activity but resulted in a 30% reduction in N -ethylmaleimide-sensitive GPAT activity. (physiology.org)
  • Thus, although transcription by both polymerase III and polymerase I is substantially decreased in extracts of growth-arrested cells, this regulation is brought about by reduction of different kinds of activities: a component of the polymerase III stable transcription complex in the former case and the activated subform of RNA polymerase I in the latter. (asm.org)
  • Although chemical reduction processes of various types of pedogenic iron oxides could not be underestimated, the bulk of these processes can be ascribed to the specific activity of Iron-Reducing Bacteria (IRB). (scirp.org)
  • The reducing conditions of waterlogged lowland soils boost iron toxicity through the reduction of almost all iron into ferrous form (Fe2+), which can cause disorder in rice plant and crop yield losses. (scirp.org)
  • Deletion of XIAP resulted in the reduction of amylase activity, decrease of NF-kappa B activation and less release of TNF-alpha and IL-6, together with increased caspases activities and RIP1 degradation, leading to enhanced apoptosis and reduced necrosis in pancreatic acinar cells and ameliorated the severity of acute pancreatitis. (diva-portal.org)
  • Although TET2 was responsible for most of the 5hmC reduction in ascorbate-depleted HSCs and MPPs, ascorbate depletion also reduced 5hmC levels in Tet2 -deficient mice, suggesting an additional TET2-independent effect, possibly mediated by TET1 or TET3. (aacrjournals.org)
  • A comparative study of the kinetic characteristics (specific activity, initial and maximum rate, and affinity for substrates) of key enzymes of assimilatory sulfate reduction (APS reductase and dissimilatory sulfite reductase) in cell-free extracts of sulphate-reducing bacteria (SRB) from various biotopes was performed. (muni.cz)
  • We addressed this issue by analyzing the topographic organization of the olfactory bulb in transgenic mice engineered to have very little afferent spontaneous activity due to the overexpression of the inwardly rectifying potassium channel Kir2.1 in the olfactory sensory neurons (Kir2.1 mice). (jneurosci.org)
  • and the cerebellum is reduced in size in du/du mice ( Meier, 1968 ). (jneurosci.org)
  • Phagocytosis and bactericidal activity was reduced in long-term high glucose treated macrophages and peritoneal macrophages from diabetic mice. (springer.com)
  • PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] - A team of scientists based at Brown University has found that reducing expression of a fundamentally important gene called Myc significantly increased the healthy lifespan of laboratory mice, the first such finding regarding this gene in a mammalian species. (brown.edu)
  • In a new study in the journal Cell , the scientists report that when they bred laboratory mice to have only one copy of the gene, instead of the normal two, thus reducing the expression of the encoded protein, those mice lived 15 percent longer on average - 20 percent longer for females and 10 percent longer among males - than normal mice. (brown.edu)
  • However, serotonin degradation rate was drastically decreased in mice with reduced TPH2 activity, thereby compensating for the lowered rate of serotonin production in these mice. (mdc-berlin.de)
  • In addition, the hypothermic response to the 5-HT1AR agonist, 8-OH-DPAT, was attenuated in mice with reduced serotonin production. (mdc-berlin.de)
  • Livers of mice fed on the HFD had reduced SIRT3 activity, a 3-fold decrease in hepatic NAD + levels and increased mitochondrial protein oxidation. (biochemj.org)
  • In Sirt3 −/− mice, exposure to the HFD further increased the acetylation status of liver proteins and reduced the activity of respiratory complexes III and IV. (biochemj.org)
  • In addition, S-phenylpiracetam reduced the plasma glucose and leptin concentration and lowered hyperglycemia in a glucose tolerance test in both the mice and the rats. (nih.gov)
  • S-phenylpiracetam did not influence locomotor activity in the obese Zucker rats or in the WD-fed mice. (nih.gov)
  • They discovered that mice supplemented with proanthocyanidins not only experienced reduced body weight gain, they also became more physically active. (naturalnews.com)
  • What we saw was that [one] the proanthocyanidins groups, they [experienced] a reduced body weight gain, and we also saw that these mice were more physically active," said co-author Arianne Morissette in an article from NutraIngredients-USA . (naturalnews.com)
  • Total GPAT activity in white adipose tissue of Gpat3 −/− mice was reduced by 80%, suggesting that GPAT3 is the predominant GPAT in this tissue. (physiology.org)
  • Recent studies examining expression and regulation of these two genes, knockdown experiments in adipocytes, as well as analysis of GPAT4 knockout mice suggest that GPAT3 and GPAT4 may control lipid metabolism in a tissue- and stimulus-dependent fashion: GPAT4 constitutes the major microsomal GPAT activity in liver, whereas GPAT3 appears to be a critical regulator for lipid accumulation in white adipocytes ( 2 , 5 , 17 , 22 , 26 ). (physiology.org)
  • Experimentally, we also determined how physical activity could affect the development of epilepsy in epilepsy-prone synapsin II knockout mice (SynIIKO), with and without free access to a running wheel. (diva-portal.org)
  • The clinical study and the experimental findings in mice indicate that physical activity may prevent or delay the development of epilepsy. (diva-portal.org)
  • Further, in mice with ascorbate-depleted leukemia, dietary ascorbate extended survival, reduced myeloblasts in the blood, and decreased HSC frequency in the spleen. (aacrjournals.org)
  • In this report, ternary titanium dioxide (TiO 2 )/carbon nanotubes (CNTs)/reduced graphene oxide (rGO) composites were fabricated by a facile and environmentally friendly one-pot solvethermal method for the removal of Rhodamine B (RhB). (mdpi.com)
  • Construction of surface charge-controlled reduced graphene oxide-loaded Fe3O4 and Pt nanohybrid for peroxidase mimic with enhanced catalytic activity. (americanelements.com)
  • Herein, we designed a nanozyme assembled by polyethylenimine (PEI)-protected reduced graphene oxide anchoring iron oxide (PRGI) and Pt nanoparticle using electrostatic interaction, PRGI/Pt nanohybrid. (americanelements.com)
  • The goal was to reduce the test subjects' activity to levels that were similar to those of healthy subjects in a control group. (psychcentral.com)
  • The researchers used functional magnetic resonance imaging to determine the levels of excess activity, and how much the drug reduced that activity. (psychcentral.com)
  • The results suggested that higher levels of physical activity at baseline were associated with an 11 percent reduced risk of developing anxiety over the next five years, and a 15 percent reduced risk of becoming depressed. (psychcentral.com)
  • The intent was to evaluate the workers' activity and stress levels both inside and outside of the office environments. (mid-day.com)
  • Office workers are at a particularly high risk for low levels of physical activity and the associated poor health outcomes. (mid-day.com)
  • Adults in their early 60s, especially women, benefit with healthier levels of heart and vessel disease markers if they spend less time sitting and more time moving about doing light to vigorous activity, says the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA). (medindia.net)
  • Levels of leptin were lower both in men and women (3.7 and 6.6 percent respectively) with every extra 10 minutes they spent in moderate-to-vigorous intensity activity. (medindia.net)
  • Levels of tPA were lower both in men and women at around 0.8% with every extra 10-minute they spent in light intensity activity. (medindia.net)
  • Healthy participants with a variety of different physical activity levels were recruited for a study looking to find connections between liver fat and behavior. (dole.com)
  • Report links recommended physical activity levels to lower risk of seven cancers. (healthcentral.com)
  • Habitual physical activity levels decline with age, with significant consequences for muscle mass and function. (nature.com)
  • For the first time, this new study has shown that increasing levels of physical activity is likely to be much less effective at reducing prolonged sitting than directly attempting to decrease sitting time. (news-medical.net)
  • Participants were monitored for baseline glucose, body composition, and muscle biopsy levels on day one, and then underwent seven days of "normal" physical activity (step count 7362 ± 3294). (diabetesincontrol.com)
  • The final 14 days consisted of the re-initiation of activity (step count 7117 ± 3819), with all laboratory levels repeated following each cycle of activity change. (diabetesincontrol.com)
  • They then compared the levels of physical activity during the two periods to see if there was an association with the severity of disease, treatment type, age and body mass index. (bio-medicine.org)
  • This 'proof-of-concept' study explores how an evidence-based physical activity (PA) program- the Arthritis Foundation's Walk with Ease (WWE) program- can be adapted for breast cancer survivors on AI therapy to: 1) Help them maintain or achieve recommended levels of PA, 2) reduce their joint pain/stiffness/achiness, and 3) thereby enable them to remain on AI therapy as prescribed. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • In certain behavioural states like sleep, levels of motor activity and responsiveness are reduced. (biologists.org)
  • The physical activity is defined as any bodily movement produced by skeletal muscles that demands an increase of energy expenditure compared to basal levels. (frontiersin.org)
  • Taken together, these data suggest that in conditions of reduced serotonin production lowered serotonin degradation rate contributes to the maintenance of brain serotonin at levels sufficient for adequate behavior responses. (mdc-berlin.de)
  • The authors found that blood sugar levels after meals reduced by approximately 57% when participants completed the exercises, compared to levels when meals were followed by inactivity. (le.ac.uk)
  • Matthew McCarthy, a PhD student from our Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, who is part of the research team based at Leicester General Hospital, said: "Finding that seated upper body physical activity reduces the level of glucose in the blood after meals is significant because we know that lower blood sugar levels reduce the risk of acquiring heart disease and type II diabetes. (le.ac.uk)
  • Completing short bursts of upper body activities using resistance bands or table-top arm cranks may be a way for these groups of people to activate their muscles and reduce their blood sugar levels after eating without having to get out of their seat. (le.ac.uk)
  • What will be interesting in the future is to see how many times during the day participants would need to interrupt their sitting with upper body exercises to get the greatest benefits in terms of reducing their blood sugar levels after eating. (le.ac.uk)
  • Although PA has been shown to have an inverse relationship with cardiovascular risk factors and morbidity, it is unknown whether participation in activity reduces cardiovascular incidence in populations of older adults displaying habitually low levels of PA. (fightaging.org)
  • We measured glycolysis and mitochondrial respiration fluxes using the Seahorse Bioscience flux analyzer, mitochondrial ROS production using flow cytometry, dNTP levels by way of a DNA polymerization assay, DNA strand breaks using the Fluorometric detection of Alkaline DNA Unwinding (FADU) assay, and APE1 incision activity (in cell lysates) on a DNA substrate containing an AP site (to estimate DNA repair efficiency). (sigmaaldrich.com)
  • Scientists are still investigating exactly how physical activity reduces cancer risk, but studies suggest that regular activity can help keep our hormone levels healthy. (wcrf-uk.org)
  • Participants with diabetes but low level of engagement in leisure activities (HR 4.2 [95% CI 2.2-8. or a poor social network (HR 3.4 [95% CI 1.9-6. had greater dementia risk than diabetes-free participants with moderate to high levels of leisure activity engagement or a moderate to rich social network. (diabetesjournals.org)
  • Findings demonstrate that accumulation of these brain pathologies may independently contribute to reduced physical activity levels in older community-dwelling adults. (neurologyadvisor.com)
  • Based on these findings, the investigators conclude that "accumulating health deficits in older adults impair diverse physiologic systems, which can degrade an individual's ability or capacity to maintain prior levels of physical activity. (neurologyadvisor.com)
  • The aim of the present study was to study the effects of S-phenylpiracetam treatment on body weight gain, blood glucose and leptin levels, and locomotor activity. (nih.gov)
  • The hex mutants have lower levels of hexokinase activities than the wild type, and the levels of hexokinase activity exhibited by the hex mutants are inversely correlated with the ability of 2dGlc to inhibit their growth and sporulation. (asm.org)
  • We measured the ADAMTS-13 antigen and ADAMTS-13 activity levels in the plasma of consecutive patients with transient ischaemic attack (TIA), compared with nonstroke controls, in a hospital based TIA clinic. (bmj.com)
  • To examine prospectively the association between self-reported levels of the intensity and duration of physical activities, and cardiorespiratory fitness (assessed by respiratory gas exchange) and incident cases of NIDDM (assessed by the oral glucose tolerance test) in a population-based sample of 897 middle-aged Finnish men. (nih.gov)
  • After adjustment for age, baseline glucose levels, and known risk factors, physical activities with an intensity of 5.5 metabolic units or greater and a duration of 40 minutes or greater per week protected against the development of NIDDM. (nih.gov)
  • Elevated ascorbate levels maintain TET2 activity in HSCs and decline with differentiation. (aacrjournals.org)
  • Actigraph data revealed increased sedentary time (656 ± 42 to 758 ± 36 min/day, p=0.02) and decreased moderate to vigorous physical activity with rPA (MVPA, 87 ± 16 to 59 ± 9, p=0.03). (ahajournals.org)
  • The paper, 'Breaking up sedentary time with seated upper body activity can regulate metabolic health in obese high risk adults: a randomised crossover trial', published in the journal Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism , is available here . (le.ac.uk)
  • Objective To assess the long term effect of United Kingdom legislation introduced in September 1998 to restrict pack sizes of paracetamol on deaths from paracetamol poisoning and liver unit activity. (bmj.com)
  • Conclusions UK legislation to reduce pack sizes of paracetamol was followed by significant reductions in deaths due to paracetamol overdose, with some indication of fewer registrations for transplantation at liver units during the 11 years after the legislation. (bmj.com)
  • A study of the combined effects of physical activity and air pollution on mortality in elderly urban residents: the Danish Diet, Cancer, and Health Cohort. (nature.com)
  • 2) Simkin S, Hawton K, Kapur N, Gunnell D. What can be done to reduce mortality from paracetamol overdoses? (bmj.com)
  • Setting Mortality (1993-2009) and liver unit activity (1995-2009) in England and Wales, using information from the Office for National Statistics and NHS Blood and Transplant, respectively. (bmj.com)
  • The current consensus on this sort of data is that activity causes health benefits and reduced mortality, not that people who are healthier tend to undertake more activity. (fightaging.org)
  • Compared with individuals in the inactive group, those in the low-volume activity group, who exercised for an average of 92 min per week had a 14% reduced risk of all-cause mortality, and had a 3 year longer life expectancy. (natap.org)
  • Compared with individuals in the low-volume activity group, those in the inactive group had a 17% increased all-cause mortality risk and an 11% increased cancer mortality risk. (natap.org)
  • Compared with individuals in the inactive group, those in the low-volume activity group, who exercised for an average of 92 min per week (95% CI 71-112) or 15 min a day (SD 1·8), had a 14% reduced risk of all-cause mortality (0·86, 0·81-0·91), and had a 3 year longer life expectancy. (natap.org)
  • Brain autopsies were studied to identify the association between brain pathologies and total daily physical activity and mortality. (neurologyadvisor.com)
  • The focus of the study was "excess brain activity" commonly associated with conditions that cause mild cognitive decline and memory loss, and are linked to an increased risk of Alzheimer's, according to lead author Michela Gallagher, Ph.D., a professor of psychological and brain sciences in the Johns Hopkins University's Krieger School of Arts and Sciences. (psychcentral.com)
  • According to Gallagher, the increased hippocampal activity observed in conditions that precede Alzheimer's may be one of the underlying mechanisms contributing to neurodegeneration and memory loss. (psychcentral.com)
  • Apart from a direct role in memory impairment, there is concern that elevated activity in vulnerable neural networks could be causing additional damage and possibly promoting the widespread disease-related degeneration that underlies cognitive decline and the conversion to Alzheimer's Disease," Gallagher said. (psychcentral.com)
  • Alzheimer's disease, Lewy bodies, TAR DNA-binding protein 43, hippocampal sclerosis, microinfarcts, atherosclerosis, arteriolosclerosis, and cerebral amyloid angiopathy were postmortem indexes that were not associated with total daily activity in this cohort. (neurologyadvisor.com)
  • Performing more than seven minutes of vigorous PA daily was associated with reduced odds of overweight status (0.56) and elevated systolic blood pressure (0.36), the study results indicate. (medicalxpress.com)
  • Based on the results of oral glucose tolerance test, they found that rats supplemented with the anthocyanins and proanthocyanidins had reduced insulin secretion. (naturalnews.com)
  • Physical activity has been advocated as an important factor in the primary prevention of non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM), but information concerning the specific intensities and durations that are protective has been unavailable. (nih.gov)
  • 0.01) and never fully recovered back to baseline after the final two-week period of re-initiation of activity, though this recovery measure was not statistically significant. (diabetesincontrol.com)
  • The 1,590 study participants had an 11% lower incidence of experiencing a subsequent cardiovascular event per 500 steps taken per day based on activity data at baseline. (fightaging.org)
  • At baseline, every 30 minutes spent performing activities ≥500 counts per minute were also associated with a lower incidence of cardiovascular events. (fightaging.org)
  • During dietary starvation, TOR activity promotes capdependent translation by restraining the activity of the translation inhibitor eIF4E binding protein (4EBP). (suny.edu)
  • The serine protease inhibitor PMSF (phenylmethane sulfonyl fluoride) inhibited the lipases from R. palmarum , demonstrating the importance of a serine residue for this activity. (mdpi.com)
  • In this study, we investigated the effect of RP 73-401 (piclamilast), a selective phosphodiesterase-4 inhibitor, on MMP-9 activity and TGF-β production in two murine models of acute inflammation. (aspetjournals.org)
  • Menthol, the active ingredient in Biofreeze, is thought to reduce pain through biochemical mechanisms by stimulating cold receptors. (massagemag.com)
  • In this work, we have described the biochemical characterization of the lipase activity in the posterior midgut of the R. palmarum palm weevil. (mdpi.com)
  • Microbiological (isolation and cultivation), biochemical (free cell extract preparation) and chemical (enzyme activity determination) methods served in defining kinetic characteristics of SRB enzymes. (muni.cz)
  • Semiquantitative analysis revealed reductions in 6-[(18)F]fluoro-L-DOPA uptake in several brain regions, indicating a disruption of presynaptic dopamine activity wherein dopamine plays a putative role in natural analgesia. (prohealth.com)
  • Now, a collaborative study from research teams in the U.S., Sweden and Australia published in Translational Psychiatry shows that suicidal patients have a reduced activity of an enzyme that regulates inflammation and its byproducts. (scienceblog.com)
  • A study of Canadian youth suggests that vigorous physical activity was associated with reduced cardiometabolic risk factors, such as body mass index z score (BMI-z), waist circumference, systolic blood pressure and increased cardiorespiratory fitness, according to a report published Online First by Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine . (medicalxpress.com)
  • Physical activity (PA) is widely accepted to provide significant health benefits for children and adults, although the association between PA and cardiometabolic risk factors in youth may be more complex than previously thought, according to the study background. (medicalxpress.com)
  • of the Manitoba Institute of Child Health, Canada, and colleagues examined the association between PA intensities and cardiometabolic risk factors in youth in a cross-sectional study that used data from the 2008 Healthy Hearts Prospective Cohort Study of Physical Activity and Cardiometabolic Health in Youth. (medicalxpress.com)
  • These data support the concept that vigorous types of PA should be encouraged to reduce cardiometabolic risk factors in youth," the authors conclude. (medicalxpress.com)
  • Light and moderate activity did not correlate with changes in cardiometabolic risk factors. (empr.com)
  • However, a new study that appears in the journal Neurology has revealed that any kind of physical activity - including basic tasks such as doing housework - may protect a person's brain when they have already reached old age. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • This study tested the hypothesis that hyperoxic reperfusion exacerbates loss of PDHC enzyme activity, possibly due to tyrosine nitration or S-nitrosation. (nih.gov)
  • A new study shows that increased physical activity among patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) reduces their risk of anxiety or depression . (psychcentral.com)
  • Turns out, greater physical activity at the office can help reduce psychological stress during after work hours, a new study reveals. (mid-day.com)
  • The study evaluated 231 people who work in federal office buildings and wore stress and activity sensors around the clock for three workdays and two nights. (mid-day.com)
  • Among people who experienced concussion, physical activity within 7 days of injury compared with no physical activity was associated with reduced risk of persistent postconcussive symptoms at 28 days, says a study appearing in JAMA. (medindia.net)
  • A new study published by The BMJ, on 19th July 2017, states that encouraging healthy diets and physical activity during pregnancy can restrict excess gain of weight as well as reduce the chance of having caesarean sections. (news-medical.net)
  • An analysis of more than 750,000 adults found that getting the recommended amounts of physical activity is linked to a reduced risk of seven different cancers, according to a study from the National Cancer Institute, American Cancer Society, and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. (healthcentral.com)
  • Getting the recommended amounts of activity weekly was linked to a significantly lower risk of seven cancers, per the study, published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology . (healthcentral.com)
  • The study provides new evidence on the brain mechanisms involved in the pain-reducing (analgesic) effects of supportive or social touch, according to Marina López-Solà, PhD, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and colleagues at the University of Colorado Boulder. (newswise.com)
  • Overall, the results from this study are profound, showing that an abrupt cessation of physical activity can be detrimental to not only glycemic control in patients with prediabetes, but can put patients at significant risk for progression to type 2 diabetes even when activity is restored. (diabetesincontrol.com)
  • Poorer breast cancer prognosis with reduced physical activity ( A multicenter study headed by Melinda I. (bio-medicine.org)
  • The study also found that those with higher body mass index had a 41 per cent decline in physical activity compared to 24 percent decline in women of normal body mass index. (bio-medicine.org)
  • The data provided in this study is obviously very encouraging and it is clear that the limit in pack size is clearly having an effect on the number of both paracetamol poisoning deaths and liver transplant activity. (bmj.com)
  • Significantly for our study of reduced responsiveness, pressure on the head skin or cement gland can stop swimming. (biologists.org)
  • A study has suggested a simple activity could help reduce the risk and maintain healthiness. (express.co.uk)
  • The data from this proof-of-concept study validate VX-787's new mechanism of action, and underscore its potential to significantly reduce the severity and duration of influenza. (thestreet.com)
  • Dr Thomas Yates, a Reader in Physical Activity, Sedentary Behaviour and Health at our University and Principal Investigator for the study, said: "This is a great proof-of-concept study. (le.ac.uk)
  • In a new study published in the American Heart Association journal Stroke , older, non-disabled people who regularly engaged in physical activity reduced their risk of vascular-related dementia by 40 percent and cognitive impairment of any etiology by 60 percent. (healthcanal.com)
  • The study, by Brannon and Greg Walton , assistant professor of psychology, looked at what role social connections, such as a shared interest, have in reducing bias and whether engaging in the cultural behaviors of another ethnic or racial group could play a role in reducing prejudice. (healthcanal.com)
  • The LIFE Study, conducted in eight research centers in the United States including Yale, evaluated the benefits of physical activity for older people . (medicalxpress.com)
  • The research team noted that the male study participants had increased their physical activity to a greater extent than the women. (medicalxpress.com)
  • Men in the study also had greater improvements in their gait, balance, and muscle strength in response to the physical activity program. (medicalxpress.com)
  • The results from the current study support continued evaluation of the physical activity program for possible widespread implementation in the community," Gill said. (medicalxpress.com)
  • To our knowledge, this study has provided the first information about lipase activity in the R. palmarum palm weevil. (mdpi.com)
  • According to a study published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, blueberries have one of the highest cellular antioxidant activity among common fruits. (naturalnews.com)
  • Our pilot study suggests a potential role for altered ADAMTS-13 activity in the pathophysiology of TIA. (bmj.com)
  • In this study, we describe modification of the CXC chemokine stromal cell-derived factor 1α/CXCL12 by peptidylarginine deiminase (PAD) that converts arginine residues into citrulline (Cit), thereby reducing the number of positive charges. (jimmunol.org)
  • The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of carbohydrate ingestion before and during intense constant load cycling to volitional fatigue on surface electromyographic (sEMG) activity from the vastus lateralis (VL) and vastus medialis (VM) muscles. (edu.au)
  • The results show an excellent catalytic activity of Ni/ceria-rGO (1,1) with an onset overpotential of −15 mV ( vs. RHE). (rsc.org)
  • The different ratio of PRGI nanocomposite and Pt nanoparticle could control PRGI/Pt nanohybrid's surface charge and stability, which determined PRGI/Pt nanohybrid's catalytic activity. (americanelements.com)
  • Furthermore, PRGI/Pt nanohybrid showed much higher catalytic activity than the sum of PRGI nanocomposite and Pt nanoparticle, indicating the strong cooperation between PRGI nanocomposite and Pt nanoparticle. (americanelements.com)
  • Meanwhile, no alterations were observed in monocytes and fibroblasts, indicating that this system might carry the drug in living organisms with reduced clearance rate and toxicity. (osti.gov)
  • Brannon and Walton tested this question by having Asian and white American participants interact with a Latina American, by having a get-to-know-you conversation and participating in an activity that incorporated Mexican culture, in this case, designing a music video for a Mexican pop band. (healthcanal.com)
  • Participants also had to feel like they freely chose to take part in the activity, Walton said. (healthcanal.com)
  • In addition, the aim was to investigate how training affects the participants' quality of life and physical activity in their free time and how cost-effective the program was. (ukkinstituutti.fi)
  • CHOICES is an evidence-based counseling intervention for non-pregnant women that helps them reduce or stop their drinking, use contraception effectively, or both. (cdc.gov)
  • No clear evidence has determined that avoiding physical activity expedites recovery. (medindia.net)
  • A direct correlation between the competitive binding ability of the analogs and their biological activity has been observed for each binding site, providing evidence that the sites identified are physiological receptors of the oligosaccharins. (plantphysiol.org)
  • So far, strong evidence has been found for an association of SB with premature death in general, independent of the level of physical activity (PA) ( 3 , 4 ), and there is moderate support for an association of SB and type II diabetes ( 5 ) and cardiovascular disorders ( 5 , 6 ). (sjweh.fi)
  • However, evidence supports the benefits of constraining maximal PDH activity under certain contexts, including hypoxia and oncogene-induced cell growth. (nih.gov)
  • We used a clinically relevant canine ventricular fibrillation cardiac arrest model in which, after resuscitation and ventilation on either 100% O2 (hyperoxic) or 21-30% O2 (normoxic), animals were sacrificed at 2 h reperfusion and the brains removed for enzyme activity and immunoreactivity measurements. (nih.gov)
  • PDHC maximal enzyme activity was measured spectrofluorometrically using tissue homogenates obtained from samples of the (A) hippocampus and (B) frontal cortex of sham-operated (nonischemic) dogs or dogs at 2 h after 10 min cardiac arrest with resuscitation using either hyperoxic or normoxic ventilation. (nih.gov)
  • It is suggested that alpha-thujone reduced 5-HT3 receptor activity by an effect on mechanisms involved in receptor desensitization, which depend on receptor subunit composition. (erowid.org)
  • Vitamin D is known to aid calcium absorption, while excessive dietary protein reduces it. (csun.edu)
  • The only Drosophila ISC biosynthetic protein studied to date is frataxin, in attempts to model Friedreich's ataxia, a disease arising from reduced expression of the human frataxin homologue. (springer.com)
  • These results support the hypothesis that oxidative stress contributes to loss of hippocampal PDHC activity during cerebral ischemia and reperfusion and suggest that PDHC is a target of peroxynitrite. (nih.gov)
  • In their review article published in the October issue of Nature Neuroscience, they discuss how uncontrolled activity of microglia contributes to neurodegeneration in these and other neurodegenerative conditions. (neurosciencenews.com)