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Body contouring after bariatric surgery helps obese patients keep weight off Patients who have plastic surgery to reshape their bodies after bariatric procedures are able to maintain 'significantly greater' weight loss than those who do not have surgery, according to a new study.
Science Daily | Oct 11, 2014 9:21 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Bowel cancer risk reduced by adopting multiple healthy behaviors Adoption of a combination of five key healthy behaviors is associated with a reduction in the risk of developing bowel cancer. Researchers quantified the impact of combined multiple healthy lifestyle behaviors on the risk of developing bowel cancer, and f
Science Daily | Oct 10, 2014 12:41 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Elevated cholesterol, triglycerides may increase risk for prostate cancer recurrence Higher levels of total cholesterol and triglycerides, two types of fat, in the blood of men who underwent surgery for prostate cancer, were associated with increased risk for disease recurrence, according to a study.
Science Daily | Oct 10, 2014 12:41 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Mouse version of an autism spectrum disorder improves when diet includes a synthetic oil When young mice with the rodent equivalent of a rare autism spectrum disorder, called Rett syndrome, were fed a diet supplemented with the synthetic oil triheptanoin, they lived longer than mice on regular diets. Importantly, their physical and behavioral
Science Daily | Oct 9, 2014 6:14 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Hunger games: How the brain 'browns' fat to aid weight loss A molecular process in the brain known to control eating that transforms white fat into brown fat has been uncovered by researchers. This process impacts how much energy we burn and how much weight we can lose, they report.
Science Daily | Oct 9, 2014 4:55 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Early signs of heart trouble in obese youth found in study A study that used two-dimensional echocardiography to closely examine the hearts of 100 children and teens found physical and functional signs of future heart problems already developing in obese children.
Science Daily | Oct 9, 2014 12:39 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Women who eat fried food regularly before conceiving at increased risk of developing gestational diabetes during pregnancy Women who eat fried food regularly before conceiving are at increased risk of developing gestational diabetes during pregnancy, a study has shown. Gestational diabetes (GDM) is a complication that can arise during pregnancy, and is characterised by abnorm
Science Daily | Oct 9, 2014 12:37 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Healthy lifestyle may cut stroke risk in half for women Women with a healthy diet and lifestyle may be less likely to have a stroke by more than half, according to a study. The study looked at five factors that make up a healthy lifestyle: healthy diet; moderate alcohol consumption; never smoking; physically a
Science Daily | Oct 9, 2014 12:35 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Grapefruit juice stems weight gain in mice fed a high-fat diet, study finds Mice fed a high-fat diet gained 18 percent less weight when they drank clarified, no-pulp grapefruit juice compared with a control group of mice that drank water, a new study demonstrated. Juice-drinking mice also showed improved levels of glucose, insuli
Science Daily | Oct 8, 2014 7:36 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Price gap between more and less healthy foods grows Novel use of UK national data finds a growing gap between the prices of more and less healthy foods between 2002 and 2012. Healthy foods in 2012 are three times more expensive per calorie than less healthy foods.
Science Daily | Oct 8, 2014 6:11 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend