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Detection of enterovirus infection in insulin producing cells in patients newly diagnosed with type 1 diabetes Evidence for the presence of Enterovirus in pancreatic islets of type 1 diabetic patients has been found by researchers. This discovery is consistent with the theory that a low grade Enteroviral infection in the pancreatic islets contribute to disease pro
Science Daily | Dec 15, 2014 4:41 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Skipping meals increases children's obesity, cardio metabolic risk Children who skip main meals are more likely to have excess body fat and an increased cardiometabolic risk already at the age of 6 to 8 years, according to a study. A higher consumption of sugary drinks, red meat and low-fat margarine and a lower consumpt
Science Daily | Dec 15, 2014 1:44 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Immune cells in brain respond to fat in diet, causing mice to eat Immune cells perform a previously unsuspected role in the brain that may contribute to obesity, according to a new study. When researchers fed mice a diet high in saturated milk fats, microglia, a type of immune cell, underwent a population explosion in t
Science Daily | Dec 13, 2014 12:02 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Poor diet links obese mothers, stunted children Malnutrition is a major cause of stunted growth in children, but new research on mothers and children in Egypt suggests that the problem is not just about quantity of food but also quality.
Science Daily | Dec 12, 2014 02:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Weighing in on the Role of Mindfulness in Slimming Down If dieting is on your New Year agenda, it might pay to be mindful of a study suggesting there is little hard evidence that mindfulness leads to weight loss. Researchers reviewed 19 previous studies on the effectiveness of mindfulness-based programs for we
Science Daily | Dec 11, 2014 9:22 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
One of the most difficult challenges in weight loss is keeping the weight off over the long term A new report outlines differences between individuals as one of the key challenges associated with weight loss and long-term weight control. Authors reinforce that maintaining weight loss over the long term can be a major challenge. They recommend a numbe
Science Daily | Dec 11, 2014 5:40 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Decoding fat cells: Discovery may explain why we gain weight Researchers believe they're on track to solve the mystery of weight gain -- and it has nothing to do with indulging in holiday eggnog. They discovered that a protein, Thy1, has a fundamental role in controlling whether a primitive cell decides to become a
Science Daily | Dec 11, 2014 4:55 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Food ingredient created that will make you feel fuller Scientists have developed an ingredient that can be added to foods to make them more filling. In its first tests in humans, researchers found that the ingredient is effective at preventing weight gain in overweight volunteers.
Science Daily | Dec 11, 2014 01:46 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Midriff bulge linked to heightened risk of sudden, often fatal, heart malfunction A persistent midriff bulge, otherwise known as central obesity, is linked to a heightened risk of a sudden, and often fatal, malfunction of the heart's electrical circuitry, suggests research. Sudden cardiac death occurs without warning, and is caused by
Science Daily | Dec 11, 2014 01:46 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Low weight gain in pregnant women reduces male fetal survival The amount of weight a woman gains during pregnancy can be vitally important -- especially if she's carrying a boy -- according to a study. Research has found that male fetuses are more likely to die if their mothers don't gain enough weight during pregna
Science Daily | Dec 10, 2014 10:18 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend