Sunday, October 31, 2010

Video/Liver Updates From Insidermedicine

From Saudi Arabia - Extra virgin olive oil protects the liver, according to a report published in Nutrition and Metabolism. Results of an animal study showed that consumption of extra virgin olive oil increased antioxidant enzyme activity consequently reducing oxidative stress on the liver.
From California - BPA exposure may have an effect on semen quality, according to a report published in Fertility and Sterility. Studying over 500 factory workers, researchers found that men with the highest urine BPA levels had up to 4x increased risk of poor semen quality. And finally, from Germany - Research published in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology finds an increase in kidney transplants among elderly patients. Researchers found that elderly patients with kidney failure were twice as likely to get a transplant in 2006 when compared to 1995.


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