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Gut microbes switch host genes on and off under influence of diet New study of mice shows gut microbes alter gene expression - depending on diet - with a Western diet preventing many of the changes of a plant-rich one.
Medical News Today | Nov 25, 2016 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Can You Treat Psoriasis with Turmeric? What is psoriasis and what is turmeric? Learn about the possible health benefits of turmeric and whether or not it can be used to help treat psoriasis.
Medical News Today | Nov 25, 2016 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Diet quality low but steadily improving among US kids On the whole, the diet of U.S. children improved markedly between 1999 and 2012 but it remains poor, said the authors of a new study that examined diet quality data from more than 38,000 kids.
Medical News Today | Nov 25, 2016 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Study in rats finds low blood alcohol levels have no effect on total calories consumed Laboratory rats will drink alcohol if it's available, and may even get a little tipsy, researchers report in a new study. But they won't voluntarily drink until they're drunk.
Medical News Today | Nov 25, 2016 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Why you might fall into a 'food coma' this Thanksgiving Preparing for the day's overindulgence? New research indicates you might want to watch your intake of protein and salt - it could put you in a food coma.
Medical News Today | Nov 24, 2016 4:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Heart disease: Consuming too much saturated fat may raise risk A study finds high intakes of common saturated fats - such as those found in red meat, dairy fat, butter, and palm oil - may raise risk of heart disease.
Medical News Today | Nov 24, 2016 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Changes in the diet affect epigenetics via the microbiota You are what you eat, the old saying goes, but why is that so? Researchers have known for some time that diet affects the balance of microbes in our bodies, but how that translates into an effect...
Medical News Today | Nov 24, 2016 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Major finding identifies nitrogen as key driver for gut health Scientists are one step closer to understanding the link between different diet strategies and gut health, with new research presenting the first general principles for how diet impacts the...
Medical News Today | Nov 24, 2016 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Diet and exercise can improve kidney function in patients with fatty liver disease Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) is a potentially serious liver condition characterized by excess fat in the liver associated with inflammation and scarring.
Medical News Today | Nov 24, 2016 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Vegetable compounds found to improve cognition in old age New research suggests the pigment that gives vegetables and plants their vibrant color may improve cognitive function in elderly adults.
Medical News Today | Nov 23, 2016 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend