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Scientists uncover a potential approach to combat obesity in those prone to weight gain For the first time scientists have kick-started the natural process by which genetically predisposed obese mice gain weight, opening new potential approaches to fight off obesity. The study suggests that impaired brown adipose tissue, otherwise known as '
Science Daily | Apr 15, 2016 12:14 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Study reveals substantial reductions in years lived without disability and overall life expectancy for men and women with diabetes New research shows that men and women with diabetes (both types) face not only reduced overall life expectancy, but also higher numbers of years living with disability compared to those people without diabetes.
Science Daily | Apr 15, 2016 01:48 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Lower-carb diet slows growth of aggressive brain tumor in mouse models Researchers have slowed a notoriously aggressive type of brain tumor in mouse models by using a low-carbohydrate diet. Glioblastoma, the most common brain tumor in adults, has no effective long-term treatment and on average, patients live for 12 to 15 mon
Science Daily | Apr 14, 2016 3:41 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Sugary drinks tax would offer big benefits A 20 percent tax on sugar-sweetened drinks would result in widespread, long-lasting public health benefits and significant health cost savings, a new study shows.
Science Daily | Apr 14, 2016 1:56 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Obese people can maintain stable weight loss Maintaining a stable weight loss is the biggest struggle for obese individuals, yet new research has allowed researchers new insights into the complex processes involved in obesity and especially weight loss in obesity. It is now possible to offer overwei
Science Daily | Apr 14, 2016 1:54 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Increased BMI during adolescence predicts fatal cardiovascular events in adulthood A nationwide study of 2.3 million Israeli adolescents, examined from 1967 through 2010, finds an association between elevated body-mass index in late adolescence, and subsequent cardiovascular mortality in midlife.
Science Daily | Apr 14, 2016 12:18 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Body clock drug protects against metabolic syndrome in mice A compound enriched in citrus peels strengthens the body clock and protects against metabolic syndrome in mice, according to a study. Metabolic syndrome strikes about a third of the adults in the United States and involves multiple risk factors for heart
Science Daily | Apr 13, 2016 6:08 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Study examines association between surgical skill, long-term outcomes of bariatric surgery In contrast to its effect on early complications, surgical skill did not affect postoperative weight loss or resolution of medical conditions at one year after laparoscopic gastric bypass, according to a study.
Science Daily | Apr 13, 2016 3:33 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Maple syrup protects neurons and nurtures young minds Catherine Aaron and Gabrielle Beaudry were 17 when they knocked on the door of the laboratory of Alex Parker, a neuroscience researcher at the University of Montreal Hospital Research Centre (CRCHUM). While high school students they were looking for a men
Science Daily | Apr 13, 2016 12:41 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Increase in coffee consumption could provide protective effect in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease Adding coffee to the diet of people with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) could help reverse the condition, according to a new study conducted in mice .
Science Daily | Apr 13, 2016 12:38 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend