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Too much screen time? Unhealthy behavior may be cross-generational Unhealthy behavior may be cross-generational. Researchers found the risk of obesity in boys' linked to their fathers' obesity, while girls' obesity was linked with both parent's obesity.
Science Daily | Nov 19, 2014 10:49 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
South Asian boys more likely to be overweight compared to peers, new study finds South Asian boys in Canada are three times as likely to be overweight compared to their peers, according to a study. The report was one of the first to look at ethnic group differences in overweight children living in Canada.
Science Daily | Nov 19, 2014 5:54 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
People who gained weight after quitting smoking still had lower death risk In a small study in Japan, people who stopped smoking didn't face increased death risk if they gained weight. Researchers compared deaths from all causes in 1,305 Japanese adults who quit smoking to deaths among 2,803 Japanese smokers.
Science Daily | Nov 18, 2014 9:36 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Shift in gut bacteria observed in fiber supplement study may offer good news for weight loss Most Americans don't get the daily recommended amount of fiber in their diet, though research has shown that dietary fiber can cause a shift in the gut toward beneficial bacteria, reducing the risk of colon cancer, type 2 diabetes, and other diseases. A n
Science Daily | Nov 18, 2014 5:55 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Soy spells fewer hot flashes for certain women Does soy in the diet help with hot flashes? It does, but only for women whose bodies can produce the soy metabolite equol, reports a new study.
Science Daily | Nov 18, 2014 3:59 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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New clue in celiac disease puzzle: Cause of oat toxicity explained Researchers have identified why some people with celiac disease show an immune response after eating oats. The researchers have identified the key components in oats that trigger an immune response in some people with celiac disease. The findings may lead
Science Daily | Nov 18, 2014 3:55 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Some flu viruses potentially more dangerous than others Certain subtypes of avian influenza viruses have the potential to cause more severe disease in humans than other avian influenza subtypes and should be monitored carefully to prevent spread of disease, according to a study.
Science Daily | Nov 18, 2014 3:54 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Moms' pre-pregnancy weight impacts risk of dying decades later People whose mothers were overweight before pregnancy may be at an elevated risk to die from cardiovascular disease. An overweight mother also contributes to her offspring's obesity and cardiovascular disease risk factors.
Science Daily | Nov 18, 2014 3:54 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Primary care docs diagnose, but don't refer, eating disorders Research suggests more referrals are needed from primary care doctors to mental health professionals when dealing with eating disorders.
Science Daily | Nov 18, 2014 3:48 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Premature infants benefit from early sodium supplementation according to new research Early sodium supplementation for very premature infants can enhance weight gain according to a recent study. This study found significant differences between the infants who received sodium supplementation and those who received the placebo.
Science Daily | Nov 18, 2014 12:29 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend