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Obesity, depression have role in excessive daytime sleepiness Obesity and depression not only lack of sleep are underlying causes for regular drowsiness, according to researchers. They say the findings could lead to more personalized sleep medicine for those with excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS).
Science Daily | May 7, 2015 1:31 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Non-hormonal management of menopausal vasomotor symptoms Hot flashes are a common menopausal symptom. They tend to intensify during the perimenopause and usually subside within 5 years after the final menstrual period. However in some women frequent hot flashes are a long term problem and may last for more than
Science Daily | May 7, 2015 12:25 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Healthy lifestyle before bowel cancer diagnosis could help improve survival Following lifestyle guidelines about diet, physical activity and maintaining a healthy weight is associated with an improved likelihood of survival when diagnosed with bowel cancer. This is based on the findings of a large study of over 500,000 people.
Science Daily | May 7, 2015 01:17 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Fish oil may help with diabetic neuropathy Approximately 50 percent of patients with diabetes suffer from nerve damage, or neuropathy. No cure exists, and the most effective treatment, keeping blood sugar in control, only slows neuropathy. A new study, however, introduces a new alternative, omega-
Science Daily | May 6, 2015 10:27 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Parents often misperceive their obese children as 'about the right weight' Although rates of childhood obesity have risen over the last several decades, a vast majority of parents perceive their kids as about the right weight, according to new research. The authors believe it is the first study to examine the lack of change over
Science Daily | May 6, 2015 8:41 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
When mom gains too much weight during pregnancy, her child is more likely to be obese A new study has found that when an expecting mother gains more weight than recommended, does not exercise or smokes during pregnancy, the probability that her child will be overweight or obese at the age of eight sharply increases.
Science Daily | May 6, 2015 6:05 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Blocking obesity-associated protein stops dangerous fat formation, mouse study shows By changing mouse genes to block a protein associated with obesity, scientists have prevented fat from forming around the animals' internal organs, even when the animals eat an unhealthy diet. The study found that these genetically engineered mice also re
Science Daily | May 6, 2015 5:36 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Is diet or exercise the best way to reduce diabetes risk? Though people often think of the benefits from exercise, calorie restriction and weight loss as interchangeable, it appears that they may all offer distinct and cumulative benefits when it comes to managing type 2 diabetes risk.
Science Daily | May 6, 2015 3:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Thoughts drive dieting plans but feelings drive dieting behavior, study finds Dieting is a process that involves a plan to change eating behavior and behaving according to that plan. But the factors that guide diet planning differ from those that guide actual diet behavior, according to the results of a new study.
Science Daily | May 5, 2015 8:16 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
One in five people will develop heart failure One person in five is expected to develop heart failure in developed countries, a disease with no cure but which is largely preventable.
Science Daily | May 5, 2015 3:19 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend