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Indoor air in schools could add to children's exposure to PCBs The US banned PCBs nearly four decades ago, but they persist in the environment and have been found in animals and humans since then. Now researchers report that concentrations of airborne PCBs inside schools could result in some students inhaling the com
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Eating more vegetable protein may protect against early menopause Long-term, high intake of vegetable protein from such foods as whole grains, soy and tofu, may protect women from early menopause and could prolong reproductive function, results of a new study from epidemiologists suggest.
Science Daily | Jun 26, 2017 1:36 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Decades after the discovery of anti-obesity hormone, scant evidence that leptin keeps lean people lean, scientists say Decades after the discovery of anti-obesity hormone, scant evidence that leptin keeps lean people lean, scientists caution.
Science Daily | Jun 23, 2017 2:07 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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How insulin in the brain may suppress the subjective feeling of hunger Insulin in the brain may help regulate the hunger sensation and improve functional connectivity in certain cognitive brain regions (default-mode network, DMN *) as well as in the hippocampus and hypothalamus.
Science Daily | Jun 23, 2017 2:04 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Dietary and lifestyle recommendations for patients at risk of macular degeneration Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a major cause of severe visual impairment in older populations and is characterized by progressive destruction of the retinal pigment epithelial cells and photoreceptors due to low-grade inflammation, ischemia and
Science Daily | Jun 23, 2017 12:52 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Peroxisomal biogenesis disorder: New link to sugar metabolism Peroxisomal biogenesis disorder, which has been linked only to lipid metabolism, is also associated with sugar metabolism.
Science Daily | Jun 22, 2017 9:14 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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The biology of uterine fluid: How it informs the fetus of mom's world A developing fetus bathes in a mixture of cellular secretions and proteins unique to its mother's uterus. Before fertilization, the pH of uterine fluid helps create a conducive environment for sperm migration, and afterward, its volume supports the embryo
Science Daily | Jun 22, 2017 4:19 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
High fat diet reduces gut bacteria, Crohn's disease symptoms A high fat diet may lead to specific changes in gut bacteria that could fight harmful inflammation -- a major discovery for patients suffering from Crohn's disease, research indicates. Crohn's disease, a type of inflammatory bowel syndrome, causes debilit
Science Daily | Jun 22, 2017 4:19 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Changes to diet, physical activity, behaviour may reduce obesity in children, adolescents Making changes to diet, physical activity and behavior may reduce obesity in children and adolescents, suggests a new report.
Science Daily | Jun 22, 2017 12:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Specific diabetes medications to protect bone health recommended Type 2 diabetes (T2D) and osteoporosis often coexist in patients, but managing both conditions can be a challenge. A comprehensive review highlights the most effective treatment options for treating these conditions together.
Science Daily | Jun 21, 2017 6:21 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend