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Economists find net benefit in soda tax A team of economists has concluded that soda taxes serve as a 'net good,' an assessment based on an analysis of health benefits and consumer behavior.
Science Daily | May 20, 2019 12:19 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Early weight-loss surgery may improve type 2 diabetes, blood pressure outcomes Despite similar weight loss, teens who had gastric bypass surgery were significantly more likely to have remission of both type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure, compared to adults who had the same procedure. Previously, no treatment has shown longer-te
Science Daily | May 16, 2019 6:28 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Heavily processed foods cause overeating and weight gain, study finds People eating ultra-processed foods ate more calories and gained more weight than when they ate a minimally processed diet, according to results from a new study. The difference occurred even though meals provided to the volunteers in both the ultra-proce
Science Daily | May 16, 2019 3:45 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Nutrition: Substantial benefit from replacing steak with fish Consumers will gain a health benefit from substituting part of the red and processed meat in their diet with fish, according to new calculations. Men over 50 and women of childbearing age in particular would benefit from such a change in diet.
Science Daily | May 16, 2019 3:45 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New drug could help treat neonatal seizures A new drug that inhibits neonatal seizures in rodent models could open up new avenues for the treatment of epilepsy in human newborns.
Science Daily | May 15, 2019 5:51 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Newly identified bacteria-killing protein needs vitamin A to work People who have inadequate vitamin A in their diets are more susceptible to skin infection, yet how that vitamin affects skin immunity has been unclear. New research sheds some light on that mystery by identifying a previously unknown bacteria-killing pro
Science Daily | May 14, 2019 8:22 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
When does clean eating become an unhealthy obsession? Researchers say those who have a history of an eating disorder, obsessive-compulsive traits, dieting, poor body image, and a drive for thinness are more likely to develop a pathological obsession with healthy eating or consuming only healthy food, known a
Science Daily | May 14, 2019 3:58 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Injections of a novel protein reduced artery blockage by enhancing lymphatic vascular function in mice Mice that received injections of a protein called VEGF-C experienced about a 30% reduction in artery blockage compared to untreated mice. The VEGF-C injections improved lymphatic transport, limited plaque formation and stabilized plaque even after mice we
Science Daily | May 14, 2019 3:03 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
What happens when your picky eater becomes a teenager? Toddlers who are picky about their food are not deficient in essential nutrients compared to their peers when they are teenagers.
Science Daily | May 14, 2019 1:34 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Obesity: The key role of a brain protein revealed Regardless of how much you exercise or how balanced your diet is, controlling your weight is more brain-related than you might have thought. Researchers show for the first time in mice that the acyl-CoA-binding protein, or ACBP, has a direct influence on
Science Daily | May 13, 2019 9:09 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend