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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
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
New school meal requirements: More harm than good? New federal regulations requiring school meals to contain more whole grains, less saturated fat and more fruits and vegetables, while perhaps improving some aspects of the food being served at schools across the United States, may also be perpetuating eat
Science Daily | Nov 18, 2014 12:25 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Nothing fishy about health benefits of plant-based omega-3 fatty acid Increasing the amount of omega-3s in your diet, whether from fish or flax, will likely decrease your risk of getting heart disease, according to nutritionists. A substantial amount of evidence exists supporting the heart-health benefits of eicosapentaenoi
Science Daily | Nov 17, 2014 10:45 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Fat around heart may cause irregular heartbeat The layer of fat that surrounds the heart may be a better predictor of atrial fibrillation than body mass index, the most common measure of obesity, a study has found. Obesity is commonly measured as a persons body mass index (BMI). But a new study has fo
Science Daily | Nov 17, 2014 9:26 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Setting family rules promotes healthier behavior in children Setting specific family rules about healthy eating and sedentary behavior actually leads to healthier practices in children, a new study has confirmed.
Science Daily | Nov 17, 2014 6:07 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Newly discovered hormone points to potential treatment for obesity, type 2 diabetes, fatty liver disease Researchers have discovered how a previously unknown hormone serves as a messenger from fat cells to the liver and are investigating the potential of developing a new treatment for metabolic disorders.
Science Daily | Nov 17, 2014 5:56 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend