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Skirt size increase linked to 33 percent greater postmenopausal breast cancer risk Going up a skirt size over a period of 10 years between your mid 20s and mid 50s is linked to a 33 percent greater risk of developing breast cancer after the menopause, finds a large observational study.
Science Daily | Sep 25, 2014 01:20 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Modest effect of statins on diabetes risk, bodyweight related to mechanism of action The mechanism by which statins increase the risk of type 2 diabetes has been investigated in a large-scale analysis from an international team led by researchers, using information from genetic studies and clinical trials.
Science Daily | Sep 24, 2014 3:37 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
States need to assume greater role in regulating dietary supplements for weight loss, muscle building, experts say Because of lax federal oversight of dietary supplements, which are marketed to adults and adolescents for weight loss and muscle building, but usually do not deliver promised results and can actually cause severe health issues, state governments need to i
Science Daily | Sep 24, 2014 3:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Cardiorespiratory fitness is often misdiagnosed Scaling maximal oxygen uptake and maximal workload by body weight confounds measures of cardiorespiratory fitness, a recent study has shown. It has been a common practice in exercise testing to scale the results by body weight and, according to researcher
Science Daily | Sep 24, 2014 12:51 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Note to young men: Fat doesn't pay well Men who are already obese as teenagers could grow up to earn up to 18 percent less than their peers of normal weight, researchers report. The team compared extensive information from Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States, and the results were f
Science Daily | Sep 23, 2014 6:28 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Federal food program puts food on the table, but dietary quality could be improved Participants in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, previously known as the food stamp program, had lower dietary quality scores compared with income eligible non-participants, a new study shows.
Science Daily | Sep 23, 2014 1:02 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Newborn screening uncovers hidden genetic disorders How can a seemingly healthy child have a genetic disorder? An expert explains how newborn screening works and why it can prevent lifelong disability -- and even save a childs life.
Science Daily | Sep 23, 2014 12:58 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Healthy lifestyle choices may dramatically reduce risk of heart attack in men Following a healthy lifestyle, including maintaining a healthy weight and diet, exercise, not smoking and moderating alcohol intake, could prevent four out of five coronary events in men, according to a new study.
Science Daily | Sep 22, 2014 10:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Compound from hops aids cognitive function in young animals Xanthohumol, a type of flavonoid found in hops and beer, has been shown in a new study to improve cognitive function in young mice, but not in older animals. The findings are another step toward understanding, and ultimately reducing the degradation of me
Science Daily | Sep 22, 2014 5:07 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Obesity and stress pack a double hit for health If you're overweight, you may be at greater risk for stress-related diseases like type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease and cancer, according to a new study. Researchers observed that overweight and obese individuals have higher levels of stress-induced
Science Daily | Sep 22, 2014 5:07 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend