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Are health apps beneficial for healthy people? Health apps have the potential to make a broad impact on the health of the general population, argues one expert. But another explains that there is not enough evidence to support such claims and suggests that health apps may even be harmful.
Science Daily | Apr 15, 2015 01:24 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
How does bench angle affect upper body muscle activation during bench press exercise? Muscular activation during exercise is the key to developing muscle mass and strength and the bench press exercise is a popular and widely used method of building upper body strength. In a new study, researchers set out to discover the effects on muscle a
Science Daily | Apr 14, 2015 2:08 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Mechanism outlined by which inadequate vitamin E can cause brain damage Researchers have discovered how vitamin E deficiency may cause neurological damage by interrupting a supply line of specific nutrients and robbing the brain of the 'building blocks' it needs to maintain neuronal health. They found that nutrients needed to
Science Daily | Apr 13, 2015 10:42 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Is the length of work careers determined in utero? Low weight at birth increased the risk of disability pension among men, reveals a new study. Around 20% of the cohort members born in 193444 retired on a disability pension between 1971 and 2011.
Science Daily | Apr 13, 2015 11:50 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Pears could be part of a healthy diet to manage diabetes While the phrase an apple a day is a popular saying, a new study suggests that pears as part of a healthy diet could play a role in helping to manage type 2 diabetes and diabetes-induced hypertension. New research details potential health benefits of Bart
Science Daily | Apr 13, 2015 11:49 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Being underweight in middle age associated with increased dementia risk Middle-aged people who are underweight (with a Body Mass Index [BMI] less than 20 kg/m2) are a third more likely to develop dementia than people of similar age with a healthy BMI, according to new research.
Science Daily | Apr 10, 2015 02:18 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Gene loss creates eating disorder-related behaviors in mice Building on their discovery of a gene linked to eating disorders in humans, a team of researchers has now shown that loss of the gene in mice leads to several behavioral abnormalities that resemble behaviors seen in people with anorexia nervosa.
Science Daily | Apr 9, 2015 5:35 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Choice of protein- and carbohydrate-rich foods may have big effects on long-term weight gain Small changes to the types of protein- and carbohydrate-rich foods that we eat may have a large impact on preventing long-term weight gain. The study also suggests that changes in refined carbohydrates can enhance -- or offset -- the weight-gain or weight
Science Daily | Apr 9, 2015 5:32 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Rats fed a dietary fiber supplement had better weight control Rats fed a fiber supplement while on a high fat and high sugar diet show a much lower weight gain than those who did not eat the fiber, a study shows. A team of researchers says the study helps scientists better understand the mechanisms of weight control
Science Daily | Apr 8, 2015 4:46 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New piece in the 'French paradox' diet and health puzzle: Cheese metabolism Figuring out why the French have low cardiovascular disease rates despite a diet high in saturated fats has spurred research and many theories to account for this phenomenon known as the 'French paradox.' Most explanations focus on wine and lifestyle, but
Science Daily | Apr 8, 2015 4:46 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend