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Gene mapping reveals soy's dynamic, differing roles in breast cancer Scientists have mapped genes affected by phytonutrients in soy, and have found that minimally processed soy flour suppresses breast cancer, while purified isoflavones stimulate genes that accelerate tumor growth, raising questions about soy supplements' s
Science Daily | Apr 28, 2015 9:14 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Church-based diabetes education program leads to healthier lifestyles among Latino adults Latino adults with diabetes who participated in a church-based education program reported eating less high-fat food and exercising more following a trial intervention program. The Picture Good Health program, based in the city's South Lawndale/Little Vill
Science Daily | Apr 28, 2015 9:13 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Genetic markers for fetal overgrowth syndrome discovered Researchers have identified a number of genes that contribute to large offspring syndrome, which can result in the overgrowth of fetuses and enlarged babies. In humans, this disorder is called Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome (BWS).
Science Daily | Apr 28, 2015 4:54 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Diet swap has dramatic effects on colon cancer risk for Americans and Africans Scientists have found dramatic effects on risk factors for colon cancer when American and African volunteers swapped diets for just two weeks.
Science Daily | Apr 28, 2015 4:50 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Childhood obesity: One epidemic or two? Scientists have compared data on contemporary children with those of the 1980's. They discovered that the rise in obesity among very young children has been largely restricted to the minority with obese parents. Toddlers as a whole have not changed. By co
Science Daily | Apr 28, 2015 2:59 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Keeping food visible throughout the house is linked to obesity Researchers have identified two seemingly unrelated but strong predictors of obesity: having low self-esteem related to ones weight, and keeping food visibly available around the house, outside the kitchen. The study focused primarily on determining wheth
Science Daily | Apr 28, 2015 2:56 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Geriatrics: List of topics to talk about with older adults AGS updates to a list of tests and treatments to talk about with older adults reflect an expert review of new research on several important conditions impacting older patients, including agitation, certain types of cancer, delirium, dementia, diabetes, in
Science Daily | Apr 28, 2015 1:19 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Transitions to a low-sodium diet with electronic salt spoon Researchers are using an electronic salt spoon to help families transition to low-sodium diets.
Science Daily | Apr 27, 2015 10:29 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Hate to diet? It's how we're wired If you're finding it difficult to stick to a weight-loss diet, scientists say you can likely blame AGRP neurons -- hunger-sensitive cells in your brain. New experiments show these neurons are responsible for the unpleasant feelings of hunger that make sna
Science Daily | Apr 27, 2015 4:46 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Musculoskeletal outcomes from study on adolescent bariatric surgery safety Outcomes regarding musculoskeletal disease among severely obese adolescents participating in a recent study have been presented by researchers. Investigators note that while pediatric obesity is more common now and is associated with other diseases, very
Science Daily | Apr 27, 2015 3:24 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend