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Web surfing to weigh up bariatric surgery options Obese people considering weight-reducing surgery are only topped by pregnant women when it comes to how often they turn to the Internet for health advice. While most use it to read up on relevant procedures and experiences, some patients actually chooses
Science Daily | Jan 27, 2015 4:10 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Gluten-free diet is treatment, not trend, for those with celiac disease For people who have celiac disease, going gluten-free isn't a lifestyle choice, it's a necessity. For everyone else, steering clear of gluten isn't necessarily a good idea, experts warn.
Science Daily | Jan 27, 2015 2:59 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
High cholesterol in 30s, 40s, increases later risk of heart disease Most young adults might assume they have years before needing to worry about their cholesterol. But new findings suggest that even slightly high cholesterol levels in otherwise healthy adults between the ages of 35 and 55 can have long-term impacts on the
Science Daily | Jan 26, 2015 9:17 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New Canadian guideline to help prevent, manage adult obesity A new Canadian guideline to help prevent and manage obesity in adult patients recommends body mass index measurement for both prevention and management and structured behavioral changes to help those who are overweight or obese to lose weight. The guideli
Science Daily | Jan 26, 2015 5:45 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Got bees? Got vitamin A? Got malaria? Loss of pollinators increases risk of malnutrition, disease More than half the people in some developing countries could become newly at risk for malnutrition if crop-pollinating animals -- like bees -- continue to decline, experts say. Despite popular reports that pollinators are crucial for human nutritional hea
Science Daily | Jan 26, 2015 5:44 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Mother's stress hormone levels may affect fetal growth and long term health of child Increased levels of stress hormones can lead pregnant mice to overeat, but affect growth of the fetus and, potentially, the long term health of the offspring, according to a new study.
Science Daily | Jan 26, 2015 2:57 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'Fifth taste,' umami, could be beneficial for health The umami taste could have an important and beneficial role in health, according to research. 'Kokumi' substances, which modify flavor, could improve the taste of low-fat foods, the scientists say.
Science Daily | Jan 26, 2015 02:31 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Many of the smallest babies in California not referred for follow-up care, study finds The tiniest babies need special follow-up care when they go home from the hospital after birth. But, of the thousands of very-low-birth-weight babies born in California during 2010 and 2011, 20 percent were not referred to the state's high-risk infant fol
Science Daily | Jan 22, 2015 7:54 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Viruses may play unexpected role in inflammatory bowel diseases Inflammatory bowel diseases are associated with a decrease in the diversity of bacteria in the gut, but a new study has linked the same illnesses to an increase in the diversity of viruses.
Science Daily | Jan 22, 2015 6:27 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Head and neck cancers in young adults are more likely to be a result of inherited factors A new study pools data from 25 case-control studies and conducts separate analyses to show that head and neck cancers in young adults are more likely to be as a result of inherited factors, rather than lifestyle factors such as smoking or drinking alcohol
Science Daily | Jan 22, 2015 4:45 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend