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Heart-healthy benefits of Mediterranean diet New research further illuminates the heart-healthy benefits of the Mediterranean diet, tying the eating plan to lower levels of platelets and white blood cells, two markers of inflammation. Inflammation has an association with greater risk of heart attack
Science Daily | Mar 31, 2014 3:43 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Bariatric surgery provides long-term control of diabetes Bariatric surgery is a highly effective and durable treatment for type 2 diabetes in obese patients, enabling nearly all surgical patients to be free of insulin and many to be free of all diabetic medications three years after surgery, a study shows.
Science Daily | Mar 31, 2014 12:41 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Growth of breast lifts outpacing implants 2-to-1, stats show New statistics show breast lift procedures are growing at twice the rate of breast implant surgeries. Since 2000, breast lifts have grown by 70 percent, outpacing implants two-to-one. Breast implants are still the most performed cosmetic surgery in women,
Science Daily | Mar 31, 2014 12:41 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Brawn matters: Stronger adolescents, teens have less risk of diabetes, heart disease Adolescents with stronger muscles have a lower risk of heart disease and diabetes, according to a new study that examined the influence of muscle strength in sixth grade boys and girls. Stronger kids also have lower body mass index (weight to height ratio
Science Daily | Mar 31, 2014 12:36 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Carbohydrate digestion and obesity strongly linked New research indicates that obesity in the general population may be genetically linked to how our bodies digest carbohydrates. People usually have two copies of the gene AMY1, but in some regions of our DNA there can be variability in the number of copie
Science Daily | Mar 30, 2014 7:13 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Too many diet drinks may spell heart trouble for older women, study suggests It appears healthy postmenopausal women who drink two or more diet drinks a day may be more likely to have a heart attack, stroke or other cardiovascular problems, according to research. In fact, compared to women who never or only rarely consume diet dri
Science Daily | Mar 29, 2014 9:51 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Gastric surgery halves risk of heart attack in obese people Obese people who have stomach surgery to help them lose weight will halve their risk of heart attack according to new research. Death rates were reduced by 40 percent and heart attacks in particular were reduced by half -- compared to obese people who did
Science Daily | Mar 28, 2014 2:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Underweight people at as high risk of dying as obese people, new study finds Being underweight puts people at highest risk of dying, just as obesity does, new research has found. The connection between being underweight and the higher risk of dying is true for both adults and fetuses. This is so even when factors such as smoking,
Science Daily | Mar 28, 2014 2:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
TV linked to poor snacking habits, cardiovascular risk in middle schoolers Middle school kids who park themselves in front of the TV for two hours or more each day are more likely to consume junk food and have risk factors for cardiovascular disease, even compared to those who spend an equal amount of time on the computer or pla
Science Daily | Mar 28, 2014 12:55 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Eating fruits, vegetables linked to healthier arteries later in life Women who ate a diet high in fresh fruits and vegetables as young adults were much less likely to have plaque build-up in their arteries 20 years later compared with those who consumed lower amounts of these foods, according to research. This new finding
Science Daily | Mar 28, 2014 12:55 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend