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Associations between saturated fat and heart disease risk should be reassessed Researchers at the Institute of nutrition and functional foods (INAF) of Universite Laval are calling for a review of dietary recommendations on saturated fat (SFA) in relation to cardiovascular...
Medical News Today | Oct 11, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Children's national physician looks at effects of energy drinks and caffeine consumption on sleep, mood, and performance in children Pediatrician and sleep medicine specialist at Children's National Health System, Judith Owens, MD, says despite increased consumption of energy drinks, there remain knowledge gaps on the health...
Medical News Today | Oct 10, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Even motivated dieters need close access to healthy food You're obese, at risk for diabetes and cardiovascular disease, and so motivated to improve your diet that you've enrolled in an intensive behavioral program.
Medical News Today | Oct 10, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Menus with reduced calories at large chain restaurants could impact obesity epidemic New research from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health finds that large chain restaurants, whose core menu offerings are generally high in calories, fat and sodium, introduced newer...
Medical News Today | Oct 10, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
What are the health benefits of eggs? In observation of World Egg Day, MNT looks at the potential health benefits of eggs, including developing a strong immune system and maintaining healthy eyesight.
Medical News Today | Oct 10, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Bowel cancer risk reduced by adopting multiple healthy behaviors Adoption of a combination of five key healthy behaviors is associated with a reduction in the risk of developing bowel cancer.
Medical News Today | Oct 10, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Well: Living with Cancer: Hiding Under a Wig? Since cancer patients are robbed of physical stamina and a normal body, why not at least create an illusion of well-being?
New York Times | Oct 9, 2014 9:49 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Well: Numbers in the Cancer Fight We cling to numbers because theres so little we really can control in cancer.
New York Times | Oct 9, 2014 1:37 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Sugar consumption led to memory problems and brain inflammation in adolescent rats Studying rats as model subjects, scientists found that adolescents were at an increased risk of suffering negative health effects from sugar-sweetened beverage consumption.
Medical News Today | Oct 9, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Healthy lifestyle may reduce women's stroke risk by more than 50% Following a healthy lifestyle could reduce total stroke risk by 54% and reduce the risk of cerebral infarction - the most common type of stroke - by 62%, a new study suggests.
Medical News Today | Oct 9, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend