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Low weight gain in pregnant women reduces male fetal survival The amount of weight a woman gains during pregnancy can be vitally important -- especially if she's carrying a boy -- according to a study. Research has found that male fetuses are more likely to die if their mothers don't gain enough weight during pregna
Science Daily | Dec 10, 2014 10:18 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
More holistic approach needed when studying diets of our ancestors Researchers have long debated how and what our ancestors ate. Charles Darwin hypothesized that the hunting of game animals was a defining feature of early hominids, one that was linked with both upright walking and advanced tool use and that isolated thes
Science Daily | Dec 10, 2014 10:17 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Increased BMI in the normal range has a negative effect on cardiometabolic risk markers Increases in excess fat adversely affect multiple cardiometabolic risk markers even in lean young adults according to a new study. The study suggests that, even within the range of body-mass index considered to be healthy, there is no threshold below whic
Science Daily | Dec 10, 2014 1:07 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Standardized pediatric malnutrition identification, documentation indicators needed, experts say Using a standardized set of measurements will help health professionals more accurately diagnose malnutrition among children ages 1 month to 18 years, as well as improve their treatment, according to a new joint statement from the Academy of Nutrition and
Science Daily | Dec 9, 2014 6:33 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Controlling obesity with potato extract A simple potato extract may limit weight gain from a diet that is high in fat and refined carbohydrates, according to scientists. The results of their recent study with mice were so surprising that the investigators repeated the experiment just to be sure
Science Daily | Dec 9, 2014 4:58 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Brain mechanism that drives us to eat glucose discovered Scientists have discovered a mechanism in the brain that may drive our appetite for foods rich in glucose and could lead to improved treatments for obesity.
Science Daily | Dec 8, 2014 10:07 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Hormone identified that reduces calorie burning, contributes to obesity, diabetes Brown adipose tissue, widely known as brown fat, is located around the collarbone and acts as the bodys furnace to burn calories. It also keeps the body warm. Obese people have less of it, and its activity is decreased with age. Until now, researchers hav
Science Daily | Dec 8, 2014 7:44 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Adult-onset diabetes, obesity cured in lab mice, scientists report A new treatment for adult-onset diabetes and obesity has essentially cured lab animals of obesity, diabetes and associated lipid abnormalities through improved glucose sensitivity, reduced appetite and enhanced calorie burning.
Science Daily | Dec 8, 2014 7:44 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Adults and epilepsy diets: A novel therapy A pair of studies will offer insights into the therapeutic effects of specialized diets in adults with epilepsy.
Science Daily | Dec 8, 2014 7:41 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Correcting metabolic abnormalities may help lessen urinary problems Metabolic syndrome is linked with an increased frequency and severity of lower urinary tract symptoms, but weight loss surgery may lessen these symptoms. The findings indicate that urinary problems may be added to the list of issues that can improve with
Science Daily | Dec 8, 2014 12:43 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend