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FDA approves Clinolipid for intravenous nutrition

Posted October 8, 2013

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Clinolipid (lipid injectable emulsion, USP) for intravenous feeding (parenteral nutrition) in adult patients, providing a source of calories and essential fatty acids for adult patients who are unable to eat or drink. Clinolipid was granted a priority review to help alleviate a drug shortage.

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Tempeh: A highly nutritious and protein-rich fermented soy product

Posted October 7, 2013

Tempeh is a fermented soy product of Indonesian origin. It is made from cooked and dehulled soybeans and culturing agents and is characterized by its distinctive texture and solid consistency. Tempeh remains a staple in the diet of many Indonesians, though it is also becoming popular in the West due to its numerous health benefits.

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Soybean Compound Shows Promise In Inhibiting HIV Infection

Posted July 30, 2013

Soybean compound can be effective in treating HIV, shows study. It’s in the early stages, but genistein, derived from soybeans and other plants, shows promise in inhibiting the HIV infection, Yuntao Wu, a professor with the George Mason-based National Center for Biodefense and Infectious Diseases and the Department of Molecular and Microbiology, said.

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Health Benefits of Soybean

Posted April 25, 2013

Soybean is hailed as the most protective bean. Soy contains 40 percent protein. It has the highest protein content amongst plant products. “Soy protein” refers to the protein found in soybeans. As animal protein contains all the essential amino acids, lacking in pulse protein, soy is often used to replace the animal proteins in an individual’s diet. Soybean is the only vegetable food that contains all eight essential amino acids. Soyabeans are processed to various soya products namely soy flour, soy milk, cottage cheese like tofu, fermented products like tempeh and miso.

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New Study Highlights Strong Anti-Cancer Properties Of Soybeans

Posted March 22, 2013

First study to report that proteins found in soybeans, could inhibit growth of colon, liver and lung cancers, published in Food Research International.

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Mushroom-soybean extract improves prostate cancer survival

Posted March 11, 2013

A natural extract made from soybeans and shiitake mushrooms seems to interfere with prostate cancer’s ability to protect itself and may lengthen the life expectancy of patients with the most severe forms of the disease, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of California-Davis, University of Texas-San Antonio, the VA Northern California Health Care System, and published in the journal Endocrine-Related Cancer.

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Mushroom-Supplemented Soybean Extract Shows Therapeutic Promise For Advanced Prostate Cancer

Posted February 21, 2013

A natural, nontoxic product called genistein-combined polysaccharide, or GCP, which is commercially available in health stores, could help lengthen the life expectancy of certain prostate cancer patients, UC Davis researchers have found.

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Commonly used supplement may improve recovery from spinal cord injuries

Posted April 30, 2012

A commonly used supplement is likely to improve outcomes and recovery for individuals who sustain a spinal cord injury (SCI), according to research conducted by University of Kentucky neuroscientists.

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