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Vitamin E intake critical during 'the first 1,000 days' Amid conflicting reports about the need for vitamin E and how much is enough, a new analysis published today suggests that adequate levels of this essential micronutrient are especially critical for the very young, the elderly, and women who are or may be
Science Daily | Sep 15, 2014 12:39 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Experts raise concern over unnecessary treatment of mild hypertension in low risk people Lowering the drug threshold for high blood pressure has exposed millions of low-risk people around the world to drug treatment of uncertain benefit at huge cost to health systems, warn experts. In the US alone, where hypertension is the most common condit
Science Daily | Sep 15, 2014 01:10 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Protein appears to protect against bone loss in arthritis A small protein named GILZ appears to protect against the bone loss that often accompanies arthritis and its treatment, researchers report. Arthritis as well as aging prompt the body to make more fat than bone, and the researchers have previously shown GI
Science Daily | Sep 12, 2014 3:24 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Combining gut hormone with insulin proves more effective at controlling type 2 diabetes than other common treatments Combined treatment with a drug that mimics the action of a gut hormone and basal insulin is more effective at improving blood sugar control than other anti-diabetic treatments, with similar rates of hypoglycaemia (dangerously low blood sugar levels) and g
Science Daily | Sep 12, 2014 01:09 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Few mild-to-moderate Parkinson's disease patients suffer from malnutrition, yet almost one third are at risk Many factors could lead to poor nutrition in Parkinson's disease (PD) patients, including motor difficulties with swallowing and chewing (dysphagia), cutting, and bringing food to the mouth. PD-related constipation and depression can also dampen a patient
Science Daily | Sep 11, 2014 8:31 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
High protein diets lead to lower blood pressure, study finds Adults who consume a high-protein diet may be at a lower risk for developing high blood pressure, concludes a study that found participants consuming the highest amount of protein -- an average of 100 g protein/day -- had a 40 percent lower risk of having
Science Daily | Sep 11, 2014 4:59 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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In mice and men, a shared gene of diabetes By using novel analysis tools, researchers were able to identify a gene involved in the development of type 2 diabetes in mice. Subsequently, further work revealed that this gene is also involved in human diabetes.
Science Daily | Sep 11, 2014 4:59 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Breast milk reveals a correlation between dietary fats and academic success You are what you eat, the saying goes, and now a study suggests that the oft-repeated adage applies not just to physical health, but to brain power as well. Researchers compared the fatty acid profiles of breast milk from women in over two dozen countries
Science Daily | Sep 11, 2014 1:47 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Steroid hormone to fight age-related diseases Through the study of the roundworm, Caenorhabditis elegans, a research team has discovered a hormone that enhances longevity and reduces fertility, thus reproducing the effects of an extreme diet. The scientists now intend to explore its mode of action in
Science Daily | Sep 11, 2014 1:29 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'Fat shaming' doesn't encourage weight loss Discrimination against overweight and obese people does not help them to lose weight, finds new research. In a study of 2,944 UK adults over four years, those who reported experiencing weight discrimination gained more weight than those who did not. On av
Science Daily | Sep 11, 2014 01:41 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend