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Flame retardants found to cause metabolic, liver problems, animal study shows Chemicals used as synthetic flame retardants that are found in common household items such as couches, carpet padding, and electronics have been found to cause metabolic and liver problems that can lead to insulin resistance, which is a major cause of obe
Science Daily | Feb 19, 2015 3:13 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Anti-inflammatory drug counters obesity in mice Obesity represents a global health problem with limited options available for its prevention or treatment. The finding that a key regulator of energy expenditure and body weight is controlled by a drug-targeted inflammatory enzyme opens new possibilities
Science Daily | Feb 19, 2015 1:58 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Link between sleep loss, diabetes explained Lack of sleep can elevate levels of free fatty acids in the blood, accompanied by temporary pre-diabetic conditions in healthy young men. Getting enough sleep could help counteract the current epidemics of diabetes and obesity, scientists say.
Science Daily | Feb 19, 2015 1:49 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Female diet alters the nutrient composition of fluid in the womb Scientists have discovered that maternal diet affects the nutrient composition of fluid in the womb of women and thus may aid in the development of nutritional interventions to support the very earliest stages of pregnancy.
Science Daily | Feb 19, 2015 12:17 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Obesity series exposes 'unacceptably slow' progress in tackling soaring global obesity rates over last decade Global failure to tackle obesity epidemic demands new ways of thinking, say leading experts. In less than a generation, experts say, rates of child obesity have risen dramatically worldwide. For example, in the USA children weigh on average 5kg more than
Science Daily | Feb 19, 2015 12:17 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Unhealthy eating habits outpacing healthy eating patterns in most world regions Worldwide, consumption of healthy foods such as fruit and vegetables has improved during the past two decades, but has been outpaced by the increased intake of unhealthy foods including processed meat and sweetened drinks in most world regions, according
Science Daily | Feb 19, 2015 12:17 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Teen brain scans reveal a key to weight loss MRI scans of teenagers who had successfully lost weight and kept it off show that they have higher levels of executive function -- the ability to process and prioritize competing interests. Executive function is a trait that can be improved, scientists sa
Science Daily | Feb 18, 2015 7:14 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Bone-loss score may tip off doctors to gum disease in postmenopausal women A link between postmenopausal women with high scores on a Fracture Assessment Risk Tool, and symptoms of severe gum disease, has been found by researchers.
Science Daily | Feb 17, 2015 6:13 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Most coronary patients in Europe are not meeting their lifestyle, therapeutic and risk factor targets after hospitalisation Fewer than one half of all European patients following a heart attack are even receiving the benefits of cardiac rehabilitation and preventive care, research shows. In reviewing the results the investigators note considerable variation between European co
Science Daily | Feb 17, 2015 01:49 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Anti-inflammatory mechanism of dieting and fasting revealed Researchers have found that a compound produced by the body when dieting or fasting can block a part of the immune system involved in several inflammatory disorders such as type 2 diabetes, atherosclerosis, and Alzheimer's disease.
Science Daily | Feb 16, 2015 6:11 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend