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Low birth weight linked to higher incidence of type 2 diabetes in African American women African American women born at a low or very low birth weight may be at a higher risk for developing type 2 diabetes. The findings may explain in part the higher occurrence of type 2 diabetes in African American populations, which has a high prevalence of
Science Daily | Aug 22, 2014 12:40 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Early to mid-life obesity linked to heightened risk of dementia in later life Obesity is linked to a heightened risk of dementia in later life, reveals an observational study. But the age at which a person is obese seems to be a key factor, the findings show, with an apparent tripling in risk for people in their 30s. Estimates sugg
Science Daily | Aug 21, 2014 1:06 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Adherence to diet can be measured from blood New results show that it's possible to assess dietary compliance from a blood sample. This is especially useful in controlled dietary intervention studies investigating the health benefits of specific diets. So far, such studies have mainly relied on the
Science Daily | Aug 21, 2014 1:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Teen sleeplessness piles on risk for obesity Teenagers who don't get enough sleep may wake up to worse consequences than nodding off during chemistry class. According to new research, risk of being obese by age 21 was 20 percent higher among 16-year-olds who got less than six hours of sleep a night,
Science Daily | Aug 20, 2014 3:19 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
How parents juggle work hours may influence kids' weight The way parents balance their work schedules may affect their adolescent children's eating habits, according to researchers. For example, parents who spend time with their adolescent kids after school may increase the likelihood that those children will e
Science Daily | Aug 20, 2014 12:02 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Leave car at home for a healthier daily commute, say experts Commuting to work by active (walking or cycling) and public modes of transport is linked to lower body weight and body fat composition compared with those using private transport, suggests a study. The health benefits of physical activity are well known,
Science Daily | Aug 20, 2014 12:01 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Financial weight makes it trickier to lose pounds where it counts Weight-loss advertising tends to target people ready, willing and able to pay for diet programs, special meals or gym memberships. But it's those who live below the poverty line who are more likely to be overweight or obese.
Science Daily | Aug 19, 2014 7:53 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Men fare worse than women in China regarding discrimination among obese workers New research that analyzes economic disparity among obese Chinese adults shows that there is no wage disparity for obese women in China, but there is pay inequality among obese men. Obese manual laborers are especially affected, earning: results show that
Science Daily | Aug 19, 2014 1:40 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New mouse model points to therapy for liver disease A novel mouse model that closely resembles human NASH has been described by researchers. They use it to demonstrate that interference with a key inflammatory protein inhibits both the development of NASH and its progression to liver cancer.
Science Daily | Aug 18, 2014 5:49 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Bone chemistry reveals royal lifestyle of Richard III A recent study has delved into the bone and tooth chemistry of King Richard III and uncovered fascinating new details about the life and diet of Britain's last Plantagenet king. The study indicates a change in diet and location in his early childhood, and
Science Daily | Aug 17, 2014 12:45 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend