John I. Broom

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There are few studies comparing the effects of low-carbohydrate/high-protein diets with low-fat/high-carbohydrate diets for obesity and cardiovascular disease risk. This systematic review focuses on(More)
BACKGROUND Evidence is needed for the effectiveness of interventions given with reducing diets for obese adults: drug therapy, exercise, or behaviour therapy. METHODS We systematically reviewed(More)
Recombinant IL-2 (rIL-2) has been used alone or in combination with other chemotherapeutic agents to enhance host defences against cancer. Prolonged administration of high doses, required for(More)
The effect of feeding on whole-body protein turnover was measured in six healthy volunteers using the essential amino acid, L-[1-13C]leucine, as a tracer for protein metabolism. Varied lengths of(More)
BACKGROUND Natural antithrombotic agents that influence platelet function are of potential interest for primary prevention of cardiovascular disease. Previous reports showed that tomato extracts(More)
BACKGROUND Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) affects between 2% and 26% of reproductive-age women in the UK, and accounts for up to 75% of anovulatory infertility. The major symptoms include ovarian(More)