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Brown fat found to be at the root of cancer-related wasting syndrome Many patients with advanced stages of cancer, AIDS, tuberculosis, and other diseases die from a condition called cachexia, which is characterized as a 'wasting' syndrome that causes extreme thinness with muscle weakness. Cachexia is the direct cause of ro
Science Daily | Jul 17, 2014 4:48 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Gut microbes turn carbs into colorectal cancer, study shows Colorectal cancer has been linked to carbohydrate-rich western diets, but the underlying mechanisms have been unclear. A new study shows that gut microbes metabolize carbohydrates in the diet, causing intestinal cells to proliferate and form tumors in mic
Science Daily | Jul 17, 2014 4:48 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New link found between obesity, inflammation, and insulin resistance The NBR1 protein plays a critical role in regulating obesity-induced inflammation that leads to metabolic disease, a new study has found. The findings suggest a new approach to targeting the inflammatory links between obesity and metabolic disease to prev
Science Daily | Jul 17, 2014 4:45 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Children not eating enough fruit and vegetables Less than every fourth child in Europe has enough fruit and vegetables included in their daily diet, a study by Swedish researchers shows. Including a lot of fruit and vegetables in your diet reduces the risk of heart disease, stroke, diabetes and even so
Science Daily | Jul 17, 2014 1:48 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Sun exposure, vitamin D levels and mortality Women who avoid sun exposure are twice as likely to die as compared to those who receive sun exposure, a new study suggests. The study attempts to link low vitamin D levels with this increased death rate. However, even the study authors admit that this is
Science Daily | Jul 16, 2014 5:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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One injection stops diabetes in its tracks: Treatment reverses symptoms of type 2 diabetes in mice without side effects In mice with diet-induced diabetes -- the equivalent of type 2 diabetes in humans -- a single injection of the protein FGF1 is enough to restore blood sugar levels to a healthy range for more than two days. The discovery could lead to a new generation of
Science Daily | Jul 16, 2014 5:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Pregnancy loss, cardiovascular disease connected by new study Women with a history of pregnancy loss are at higher risk for cardiovascular disease later in adulthood than other women, research concludes. The association between pregnancy loss and coronary heart disease appeared to be independent of hypertension, bod
Science Daily | Jul 16, 2014 4:34 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Preventing heart disease in New York City children and their caregivers The promotion of cardiovascular health among high-risk New York City children, and their parents, living in Harlem and the Bronx is the focus of new work. Almost one-third of adults and children in the United States are obese, with the highest rates affec
Science Daily | Jul 16, 2014 01:41 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Taking B vitamins won't prevent Alzheimer's disease, researchers conclude Taking B vitamins doesn't slow mental decline as we age, nor is it likely to prevent Alzheimer's disease, conclude researchers who have assembled all the best clinical trial data involving 22,000 people to offer a final answer on this debate. When looking
Science Daily | Jul 15, 2014 1:55 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Eating disorders and depression in athletes: Does one lead to the other? Sport is a proven contributor to high self-esteem, confidence, positive outlook and good health. It would be reasonable to assume then that athletes have higher than average protection from depression and dysfunctional eating? On the contrary, athletes ar
Science Daily | Jul 15, 2014 12:50 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend