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For transplant patients trying to get on waiting list, bariatric surgery now an option Many with kidney disease and a BMI higher than 30 cannot get onto the transplant waiting list. One surgeon has begun performing bariatric surgery on these patients; a risky procedure for people on dialysis.
Science Daily | Oct 21, 2014 4:56 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Screening questions fail to identify teens at risk for hearing loss Subjective screening questions do not reliably identify teenagers who are at risk for hearing loss, according to researchers. Their study results suggest that objective hearing tests should be refined for this age group to replace screening questions.
Science Daily | Oct 21, 2014 4:56 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Seven ways to feel full without overeating Not feeling full after or between meals can result in overeating. Eating certain nutrients and foods may help curb appetite and keep one feeling fuller longer, according to an expert.
Science Daily | Oct 21, 2014 4:56 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Backpack physics: Smaller hikers carry heavier loads Hikers are generally advised that the weight of the packs they carry should correspond to their own size, with smaller individuals carrying lighter loads. Although petite backpackers might appreciate the excuse to hand off heavier gear to the larger membe
Science Daily | Oct 21, 2014 3:12 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Misreporting diet information could impact nutrition recommendations for Hispanics Faulty self-reporting of the food we eat can lead to incorrect conclusions about whether we are meeting dietary recommendations for certain essential nutrients, say researchers. A new study is the first to examine how accounting for the problem of misrepo
Science Daily | Oct 21, 2014 2:16 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Hungry or not, kids will eat treats Even though they are not hungry, children as young as three will find high-energy treats too tempting to refuse, new research has confirmed. In a study of three and four year olds, 100 per cent of children opted for a sweet or savory snack despite eating
Science Daily | Oct 21, 2014 2:16 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Obesity link to increased risk for orthopedic conditions, surgical complications Obesity affects individual patient care, the healthcare system and nearly every organ in the body. People with obesity often have other health problems, including diabetes, heart disease, certain tumors and cancers, and psychiatric disorders. However, the
Science Daily | Oct 20, 2014 6:52 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Fish intake associated with boost to antidepressant response Up to half of patients who suffer from major depression do not respond to treatment with Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors. Now a group of researchers has carried out a study that shows that increasing fatty fish intake appears to increase the respo
Science Daily | Oct 20, 2014 1:01 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Work to improve children's health should start before mother becomes pregnant The key to making future generations healthier could lie before the mother becomes pregnant, researchers believe. In a new article, they say that a greater understanding is needed of the role of maternal nutrition in preconception and its impact on the ch
Science Daily | Oct 20, 2014 1:01 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Pediatric allergology: Fresh milk keeps infections at bay Infants fed on fresh rather than UHT cows milk are less prone to infection, new research suggests. The authors recommend the use of alternative processing methods to preserve the protectants found in the natural product.
Science Daily | Oct 20, 2014 1:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend