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Gastric bypass surgery may benefit muscle strength more than previously thought Gastric bypass surgery improves relative muscle strength and physical performance in people with obesity, according to a new study.
Science Daily | Jan 16, 2019 8:06 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Following heart health guidelines also reduces diabetes risk You've probably heard that things like staying active, eating healthy and keeping your blood pressure in check can help your heart, and a new study finds that following a set of seven lifestyle factors can also drastically reduce your risk of developing d
Science Daily | Jan 16, 2019 2:07 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Effects of linoleic acid on inflammatory response depend on genes The effects of linoleic acid on the human body are largely dependent on genes, a new study shows. Linoleic acid is an essential fatty acid. People carrying different variants of the FADS1 gene had a different inflammatory response and different changes in
Science Daily | Jan 15, 2019 5:45 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Personality type could shape attitudes toward body weight of others, researchers say Researchers found that personality traits have significant bearing on a person's attitudes toward obesity, their implicit theories of weight and their willingness to engage in derisive fat talk or weight discrimination.
Science Daily | Jan 15, 2019 5:44 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Health effects of metabolic 'magic bullet' protein Researchers have developed a new system that lets them study in more detail than ever exactly how, where and when the metabolic protein AMPK carries out its molecular and therapeutic functions.
Science Daily | Jan 15, 2019 4:19 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Epigenetic change causes fruit fly babies to inherit diet-induced heart disease Scientists have identified an epigenetic marker and two genes that caused heart failure in the children and grandchildren of fruit flies with high-fat-diet-induced heart dysfunction. Reversing the epigenetic modification or over-expressing the two genes p
Science Daily | Jan 15, 2019 2:19 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Physical activity reduces mortality in patients with diabetes Patients with type 2 diabetes should be prescribed physical activity to control blood sugar and improve heart health, researchers recommend in a newly published paper.
Science Daily | Jan 15, 2019 2:19 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
When the body's in overdrive, this liver hormone puts the brakes on metabolism Researchers have identified a hormone produced by the liver that tells the body to downshift its metabolism when it's expending a lot of energy.
Science Daily | Jan 14, 2019 4:42 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Vitamin D supplements are of no benefit to the over 70s There is little benefit for those over 70 taking higher dose vitamin D supplements to improve their bone strength and reduce the risk of falls, new research has revealed.
Science Daily | Jan 14, 2019 3:01 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Pompeo: Qatar diplomatic crisis 'has dragged on too long' RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday an ongoing boycott of Qatar by four of America's allies in the Middle East "has dragged on too long," though he gave no sign of any coming breakthrough in the dispute.
Yahoo! News | Jan 13, 2019 2:38 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend