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Using diet-drug combination to target cancer Tumor cells require high levels of glucose to multiply. This, in turn, creates more lactic acid, a byproduct that negatively affects the bodys immune response thereby reducing the effectiveness of drug therapies. Scientists are using a low-glucose diet an
Science Daily | Feb 26, 2015 01:58 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
One minute test predicts how well a patient may recover after an operation Frailty has been used to predict how well a patient may recover from a major operation. Because frailty assessments are not routinely utilized in busy surgical practices, surgeons have discovered that a short, approximately one-minute assessment can accur
Science Daily | Feb 25, 2015 9:40 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Plant chemicals may prevent liver damage caused by fat accumulated during menopause Women going through menopause often struggle with weight gain that results when their estrogen levels drop, and many turn to weight-loss supplements. But those supplements may cause an accumulation of fat in the liver and a potentially life-threatening co
Science Daily | Feb 25, 2015 7:25 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Breakfast habits affect teens' metabolic responses to protein-packed morning meals A researcher compared young women who habitually skip breakfast to those who routinely eat breakfast and found that their metabolic responses to eating a high-protein breakfast were different. Specifically, the habitual breakfast skippers experienced poor
Science Daily | Feb 25, 2015 4:44 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
High-energy breakfast with low-energy dinner helps control blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes A small new study shows that, in people with type 2 diabetes, those who consume a high-energy breakfast and a low-energy dinner have better blood sugar control than those who eat a low-energy breakfast and a high-energy dinner.
Science Daily | Feb 24, 2015 11:25 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Its tough to shift that weight, studies show Hundreds of recent studies about overweight and obesity have been published in the past decade. The last of its five related papers has been recently published.
Science Daily | Feb 24, 2015 6:11 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New research provides first glimpse of weight gain guidance for pregnant women with obesity New research provides the first glimpse of weight-gain guidance for pregnant women with various classes of obesity based on body mass index (BMI), and suggests that they not gain any weight until mid-pregnancy or later.
Science Daily | Feb 24, 2015 6:11 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Too many food choices exacerbate the battle against obesity, researchers find Researchers found that having too many food choices increases the obesity problem. In fact, researchers found that having a choice of a high-fat and low-fat diet does not help -- offspring in this situation tended to eat even more.
Science Daily | Feb 24, 2015 1:37 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Bisphenol A: Finding safe levels a challenge, danish experts maintain After having examined the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) new health assessment of bisphenol A, Danish experts maintain its assessment of the chemical compound, maintaining that the safe level recently recommended by EFSA does not adequately protect
Science Daily | Feb 24, 2015 1:29 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Vitamin D deficiency linked more closely to diabetes than obesity People who have low levels of vitamin D are more likely to have diabetes, regardless of how much they weigh, according to a new study. Vitamin D helps the body absorb calcium and maintain bone and muscle health. The skin naturally produces this vitamin af
Science Daily | Feb 23, 2015 7:09 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend