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Policymakers need to look at wider economic benefits of taxing sugary drinks The wider economic benefits of a tax on sugary drinks need to be recognised by policymakers if retailers' pricing behaviour is to be changed, according to a study led by the University of East...
Medical News Today | Jan 13, 2017 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
What Effect Does Caffeine Have on People with ADHD? Can caffeine be used as a treatment for ADHD and what should be considered before caffeine is given to a child? What other treatments are available?
Medical News Today | Jan 13, 2017 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
No silver bullet to beating obesity, study finds As many seek to battle festive bulge in January, new research challenges previous findings that any single aspect of diet or lifestyle can be targeted to reduce the risk of obesity in adults with a...
Medical News Today | Jan 12, 2017 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Nutritional quality of kids' menus at chain restaurants not improving despite industry pledges U.S. chain restaurants participating in a National Restaurant Association initiative to improve the nutritional quality of their children's menus have made no significant changes compared with...
Medical News Today | Jan 12, 2017 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
People with forms of early-onset Parkinson's disease may benefit from boosting niacin in diet, research suggests People with certain forms of early-onset Parkinson's disease may benefit from boosting the amount of niacin in their diet, according to new research from the University of Leicester.
Medical News Today | Jan 12, 2017 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Intensive weight loss does not cause major health problems for female fitness competitors Worries about the potential negative consequences of fat loss regimens for aesthetic purposes in normal weight females have been surfacing in the media.
Medical News Today | Jan 12, 2017 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Could a chicory compound reduce Alzheimer's-related memory loss? Researchers suggest that a compound called chicoric acid - found in chicory - has the potential to reduce memory loss associated with Alzheimer's disease.
Medical News Today | Jan 11, 2017 5:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Cutting salt intake by 10 percent would be 'highly cost effective worldwide' New study finds that nearly all countries would find a soft regulation strategy to cut salt intake by 10 percent over 10 years to be highly cost effective.
Medical News Today | Jan 11, 2017 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Most breastfed infants not receiving recommended vitamin D supplementation Although daily vitamin D supplementation is recommended for breastfed infants, adherence to this recommendation is poor.
Medical News Today | Jan 11, 2017 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Meat Advisory Panel slams study linking red meat with diverticulitis A study in the journal Gut1 has reported statistical associations between frequent red meat intake - but not processed red meat consumption, and a bowel disorder called diverticulitis.
Medical News Today | Jan 11, 2017 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend