An Empty Stomach may Help Reduce Fever

by Dr. Enozia Vakil on  February 26, 2013 at 4:18 PM Research News   - G J E 4
Fasting during a fever may help speed up your recovery, scientists say.

They believe that food can accelerate the spread of infections, the Daily Express reported.
 An Empty Stomach may Help Reduce Fever
An Empty Stomach may Help Reduce Fever

A team of scientists from Edinburgh University found that well-fed water fleas were more contagious than those given less to eat.

Their study, published in the journal Biology Letters, found that some of the well-fed fleas also lived longer, giving them more time to multiply and spread infection.

Nutrition may also play an important role in the spread of disease, said scientists, adding that the finding may lead to new ways to monitor the spread of infections in large populations.

"If we have an idea of which individuals transmit a lot of disease, we will be better able to stop its spread," the paper quoted Dr Pedro Vale, of Edinburgh's School of Biological Sciences, who led the study, as saying.

"We know that contact between individuals is important; but now we know that, for some animals at least, nutrition may also play an important role in the spread of disease," he added.

Source: ANI

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this idea is also applicable on the search for the cure for cancer, you don't need to find a cure, just try what is the cancer is feeding on, or what is sustaining its life or growth , then that would be the time that that you ca claim that you found the cure for cancer....
kilroy63 Wednesday, February 27, 2013

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