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When it comes to a child's weight in the ER, Mom knows best Parents outperform even sophisticated measurement systems in emergency departments when it comes to estimating their children's body weight, according to the results of a systematic review of the literature on pediatric weight estimation.
Science Daily | Apr 19, 2016 5:01 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Bisphenol A in low doses can affect the reproductive system, behavior If rats are exposed to bisphenol A in low doses during early development it can lead to reduced sperm count, obesity and changes to breast development and behavior. These results support previous animal studies, which have shown that low doses of bispheno
Science Daily | Apr 19, 2016 12:39 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Increased saturated fat intake linked to aggressive prostate cancer A link between higher intake of dietary saturated fat, a type of fat found commonly in foods such as fatty beef and cheese, and risk of aggressive prostate cancer has been identified by a research team.
Science Daily | Apr 19, 2016 12:19 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Compound from hops lowers cholesterol, blood sugar and weight gain A recent study has identified specific intake levels of xanthohumol, a natural flavonoid found in hops, that significantly improved some of the underlying markers of metabolic syndrome in laboratory animals and also reduced weight gain.
Science Daily | Apr 19, 2016 12:18 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Healthy diet may reduce high blood pressure risk after gestational diabetes Sticking to a healthy diet in the years after pregnancy may reduce the risk of high blood pressure among women who had pregnancy-related (gestational) diabetes, according to a study.
Science Daily | Apr 19, 2016 12:16 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Chips or cookies? Toddlers with sweet tooth more likely to experience weight gain Toddlers who reached for cookies over chips when their bellies were full had a higher risk of body fat increases. Those who picked the salty foods did not, a study concludes.
Science Daily | Apr 18, 2016 12:53 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Low fat diet helps postmenopausal women avoid deadly breast cancers Women who stayed on a low fat diet for approximately eight years reduced their risk of death from invasive breast cancers and improved their survival rates.
Science Daily | Apr 16, 2016 1:46 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Waist not weight: Key to non-alcoholic fatty liver disease A new study demonstrates that a build-up of fat around the waist can cause more serious complications than obesity in the development of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.
Science Daily | Apr 16, 2016 1:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Toward a better nutritional facts panel The ubiquitous nutrition facts panel has graced food packages for many years. But can it be improved? Results from a study indicates that the answer is, 'Yes.'
Science Daily | Apr 15, 2016 4:59 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Poor patient warfarin knowledge may increase risk of deadly side effects Patients have poor knowledge of warfarin which may increase their risk of serious side effects, according to research. Warfarin is given to patients at increased risk of blood clots from conditions such as atrial fibrillation or a mechanical heart valve.
Science Daily | Apr 15, 2016 1:24 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend