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Sun exposure, vitamin D levels and mortality Women who avoid sun exposure are twice as likely to die as compared to those who receive sun exposure, a new study suggests. The study attempts to link low vitamin D levels with this increased death rate. However, even the study authors admit that this is
Science Daily | Jul 16, 2014 5:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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One injection stops diabetes in its tracks: Treatment reverses symptoms of type 2 diabetes in mice without side effects In mice with diet-induced diabetes -- the equivalent of type 2 diabetes in humans -- a single injection of the protein FGF1 is enough to restore blood sugar levels to a healthy range for more than two days. The discovery could lead to a new generation of
Science Daily | Jul 16, 2014 5:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Pregnancy loss, cardiovascular disease connected by new study Women with a history of pregnancy loss are at higher risk for cardiovascular disease later in adulthood than other women, research concludes. The association between pregnancy loss and coronary heart disease appeared to be independent of hypertension, bod
Science Daily | Jul 16, 2014 4:34 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Preventing heart disease in New York City children and their caregivers The promotion of cardiovascular health among high-risk New York City children, and their parents, living in Harlem and the Bronx is the focus of new work. Almost one-third of adults and children in the United States are obese, with the highest rates affec
Science Daily | Jul 16, 2014 01:41 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Taking B vitamins won't prevent Alzheimer's disease Taking B vitamins doesn't slow mental decline as we age, nor is it likely to prevent Alzheimer's disease, conclude researchers who have assembled all the best clinical trial data involving 22,000 people to offer a final answer on this debate. When looking
Science Daily | Jul 15, 2014 1:55 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Eating disorders and depression in athletes: Does one lead to the other? Sport is a proven contributor to high self-esteem, confidence, positive outlook and good health. It would be reasonable to assume then that athletes have higher than average protection from depression and dysfunctional eating? On the contrary, athletes ar
Science Daily | Jul 15, 2014 12:50 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Weighty issue: Stress and high-fat meals combine to slow metabolism in women A new study in women suggests that experiencing one or more stressful events the day before eating a single high-fat meal can slow the bodys metabolism, potentially contributing to weight gain.
Science Daily | Jul 14, 2014 2:01 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Antibody halts cancer-related wasting condition A molecular cause of cachexia, a wasting of fat and muscle occurring in half of all cancer patients, has been identified by researchers, who note that blocking a protein might prevent the condition. Many other strategies have been tried to reverse the con
Science Daily | Jul 13, 2014 7:55 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Obesity alone does not cause arthritis in animals The link between obesity and osteoarthritis may be more than just the wear and tear on the skeleton caused by added weight. A new study has found that the absence of the appetite hormone leptin can determine whether obese mice experience arthritis, no mat
Science Daily | Jul 11, 2014 2:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Omega 3 fatty acids lessen severity of osteoarthritis in mice Mice consuming a supplement of omega 3 fatty acids had healthier joints than those fed diets high in saturated fats and omega 6 fatty acids, according to researchers. Our results suggest that dietary factors play a more significant role than mechanical fa
Science Daily | Jul 11, 2014 1:18 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend