Rice bran may help fight disease-related inflammationScientists are reporting evidence that black rice – a little-known variant of of the grain that is a staple food for one-third of the world’s population – can help soothe the inflammation involved in allergies, asthma and other diseases. Their study appears in ACS ‘ bi-weekly Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry.
When they injected the extract into the mice, The results in inflammation by about 32 % compared to control animals and also decreased production of certain substances known to promote inflammation. Brown rice bran extract does not have these effects, they say. When the scientists fed the mice a diet containing 10 % black rice bran, it reduced swelling, associated with allergic contact dermatitis, a common type of skin irritation. The results further show the potential value of black rice bran as anti-inflammatory and anti-allergic food ingredient and possibly also as a therapeutic agent for the treatment and prevention of diseases the article inflammation, the article notes.. In the new study, they tested the effects of black rice bran extract on skin inflammation in mice.Over the the American Academy of Otolaryngology treating diseases of the ears, throat , and related structures of head and neck. The Academy serves its members through facilitating the advancement of Science and Arts of medicine related to HNO and by showing the specialty to governance and and socio-economic aspect the organization’s mission: Working to the best ear, nose, and Throat care. .