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More cheese, please! News study shows dairy is good for your metabolic health Researchers studied the dairy-eating habits of healthy French-Canadians' and monitored how dairy consumption may have an effect on their overall metabolic health. It's well known that dairy products contain calcium and minerals good for bones, but new res
Science Daily | Sep 16, 2014 1:27 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Poor body size judgement can lead to increased tolerance of obesity Size is relative, especially to people who tend to be on the heavy side. Researchers in the U.S. found that seven in every ten obese adults underestimate how much someone weighs. People of normal weight make this mistake much less often. Mothers of overwe
Science Daily | Sep 16, 2014 12:48 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Consumption of high-fat dairy products associated with lower risk of developing diabetes People with the highest consumption of high-fat dairy products -- eight or more portions per day -- have a 23 percent lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes than those with the lowest consumption -- one or less per day, a new study shows.
Science Daily | Sep 16, 2014 12:29 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New recommendations for treating urinary incontinence in women Kegel exercises to strengthen pelvic floor muscles, bladder training, and weight loss and exercise are effective nonsurgical treatment options for women with urinary incontinence, according to a new evidence-based clinical practice guideline.
Science Daily | Sep 16, 2014 12:29 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
National study examines ways federal policy can impact childhood, adolescent obesity A tax on sugar-sweetened beverages such as sodas, energy drinks, sweet teas and sports drinks could reduce obesity in adolescents, and exercise promotion, such as after-school physical activity programs, could impact younger children in the fight against
Science Daily | Sep 15, 2014 8:49 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Freshman girls know how to eat healthy but lack confidence in their ability to do it Female college freshmen understand the benefits of eating healthy foods and know which foods they should include in their diets. But they lack confidence in their ability to act on that knowledge, especially when it comes to getting enough calcium, says a
Science Daily | Sep 15, 2014 7:37 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Report urges individualized, cholesterol-targeted approach to heart disease, stroke A recent guideline for using statins to reduce atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease has wavered too far from the simple cholesterol goals that have saved thousands of lives in the past decade, and doesn't adequately treat patients as individuals, expert
Science Daily | Sep 15, 2014 5:29 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Poverty-obesity link more prevalent for women than men, study shows Young women growing up in poor households are at higher risk of obesity than their male counterparts, and are more likely to suffer from discrimination throughout the life course, research shows.
Science Daily | Sep 15, 2014 4:08 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Manuka honey does not decrease pain of radiation-induced esophagitis for lung cancer patients Patient-reported data indicates that when Manuka honey is prescribed for esophagitis pain during radiation therapy (RT), it is not more effective than standard medical care, according to new research.
Science Daily | Sep 15, 2014 1:57 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Vitamin E intake critical during 'the first 1,000 days' Amid conflicting reports about the need for vitamin E and how much is enough, a new analysis published today suggests that adequate levels of this essential micronutrient are especially critical for the very young, the elderly, and women who are or may be
Science Daily | Sep 15, 2014 12:39 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend