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Low-glycemic diet may not benefit heart health Diets that classify high-carb foods by how much they increase blood sugar don't improve risk factors for diabetes or cardiovascular disease as previously thought, according to a new study.
Canoe.ca | Dec 17, 2014 12:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Well: The Myth of Comfort Food The emotional healing powers of comfort food may be overrated.
New York Times | Dec 16, 2014 5:47 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Well: Ask Well: Why Do My Knees Make Noise When I Squat? A reader asks: Why do my knees make a cracking sound?
New York Times | Dec 16, 2014 5:43 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Well: Aspirin Risks Outweigh Benefits for Younger Women For many women the risk of taking a small dose of aspirin a day may outweigh the benefits.
New York Times | Dec 16, 2014 3:42 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Enzymatic activity essential for vision may provide target for drug transport Researchers at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine have uncovered the mechanism that enables the enzyme Lecithin: retinol acyltransferase (LRAT) to store vitamin A-a process that is...
Medical News Today | Dec 16, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
In people of low birth weight, supplement could reduce heart disease risk A simple supplement could be a safe and cost-effective way of reducing heart disease in individuals born with a low birth weight, suggests research from the University of Cambridge.
Medical News Today | Dec 16, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Well: A Shortage of Juggling Doctors My mother, ever the comic, used to drag out an annoying little routine at dinner parties to the effect that she and my father sent me to medical school specifically to supervise their old ages. Not the best choice, Mom.
New York Times | Dec 16, 2014 06:26 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Well: Poor Sleep Tied to Brain Changes of Dementia Sleep apnea and other problems that cause low oxygen saturation of blood during sleep may increase the risk of brain changes associated with dementia, a new study reports.
New York Times | Dec 16, 2014 12:40 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Well: Infusionarium Aims to Take Trauma Out of Chemotherapy for Young Cancer treatments can be particularly hard on children. But in the Infusionarium their minds are transported to mountain slopes where, depending on their tastes, they are surrounded by extreme skiers or Disney princesses.
New York Times | Dec 15, 2014 11:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Well: The Green House Effect: Homes for the Elderly to Thrive The common belief is that nursing homes are depressing places where old people go to die. But the Green House project offers cheerful, homelike facilities that are respectful of the needs and wants of elderly Americans.
New York Times | Dec 15, 2014 5:59 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend