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Green spaces found to increase birth weight Mothers who live near green spaces deliver babies with significantly higher birth weights, according to a new study.
Science Daily | Jul 28, 2014 5:09 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The role of dairy in maintaining adult bone and skeletal muscle health Understanding that diets are often built around food groups rather than specific nutrients, researchers from Switzerland, France, and North America decided to examine interactions between four nutrients found in dairy products and their role in preserving
Science Daily | Jul 28, 2014 4:37 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New link between obesity in young, lowering of age of puberty A new link has been identified between obesity in childhood and the lowering of the age of puberty. The study focuses on a protein called sex hormone-binding globulin (SHBG), the regulation and role of which in children are poorly defined. SHBG binds to t
Science Daily | Jul 28, 2014 1:44 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Lifestyle choices may affect long-term heart health of childhood cancer survivors Following a healthy lifestyle may lower childhood cancer survivors risk of developing the metabolic syndrome, a study shows. The findings indicate that children with cancer and adults who had cancer when they were children should receive information about
Science Daily | Jul 28, 2014 12:04 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New brain pathways for understanding type 2 diabetes and obesity uncovered Researchers have identified neural pathways that increase understanding of how the brain regulates body weight, energy expenditure, and blood glucose levels a discovery that can lead to new therapies for treating Type 2 diabetes and obesity.
Science Daily | Jul 25, 2014 8:35 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Manipulating key protein in brain holds potential against obesity, diabetes A protein that controls when genes are switched on or off plays a key role in specific areas of the brain to regulate metabolism, researchers have found. The research potentially could lead to new therapies to treat obesity and diabetes, since the transcr
Science Daily | Jul 25, 2014 5:16 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Monitoring rise and fall of the microbiome Close analysis of bacteria in the human digestive tract reveals links to diet and other lifestyle factors, researchers report. Trillions of bacteria live in each person's digestive tract. Scientists believe that some of these bacteria help digest food and
Science Daily | Jul 25, 2014 12:04 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Smartphone experiment tracks whether our life story is written in our gut bacteria Life events such as visiting another country or contracting a disease cause a significant shift in the make-up of the gut microbiota -- the community of bacteria living in the digestive system, according to. Two participants in a recent study used smartph
Science Daily | Jul 25, 2014 12:04 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Common blood thinner for pregnant women proven ineffective A daily injection to the belly commonly prescribed for pregnant women at risk of developing blood clots is found to be ineffective. As many as one in 10 pregnant women have a tendency to develop blood clots in their veins, a condition called thrombophilia
Science Daily | Jul 24, 2014 11:20 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Overweight, obese preschoolers lose more weight when parent is also treated Primary care treatment of overweight and obese preschoolers works better when treatment targets both parent and child compared to when only the child is targeted. The study results suggest that overweight or obese children and their parents can be success
Science Daily | Jul 24, 2014 9:21 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend