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Adults with eosinophilic esophagitis should consider a diet change Dietary elimination is a successful method of treatment for adults with eosinophilic esophagitis, according to a new study. Eosinophilic esophagitis is a chronic immune system disease caused by a buildup of white blood cells in the lining of the esophagus
Science Daily | Jul 18, 2014 3:56 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Weight management program also reduces depression among black women An intervention program aimed at helping obese women maintain their weight without adding pounds also significantly reduced depression in nearly half the participants, according to a new study. The study cites past research showing that women are twice as
Science Daily | Jul 18, 2014 1:57 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Consuming probiotics for a month helps diminish fat accumulation in the liver, according to a new study Scientists have demonstrated through an experiment on obese rats that the consumption of probiotics for thirty days helps diminish the accumulation of fat in the liver. This new findingis a step forward on the fight against Non-Alcolohic Fatty Liver Disea
Science Daily | Jul 18, 2014 1:56 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Eating lean beef daily can help lower blood pressure, study suggests Contrary to conventional wisdom, new research suggests that eating lean beef can reduce risk factors for heart disease. The DASH eating plan -- Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension -- is currently recommended by the American Heart Association to lower
Science Daily | Jul 17, 2014 6:20 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Obese women may have learning deficit specific to food Obese women have a deficit in reward-based learning, but only when food is involved. Importantly, say researchers, those same women have no trouble at all forming accurate associations when the reward is money instead of food. The findings may lead to new
Science Daily | Jul 17, 2014 4:48 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Brown fat found to be at the root of cancer-related wasting syndrome Many patients with advanced stages of cancer, AIDS, tuberculosis, and other diseases die from a condition called cachexia, which is characterized as a 'wasting' syndrome that causes extreme thinness with muscle weakness. Cachexia is the direct cause of ro
Science Daily | Jul 17, 2014 4:48 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Gut microbes turn carbs into colorectal cancer, study shows Colorectal cancer has been linked to carbohydrate-rich western diets, but the underlying mechanisms have been unclear. A new study shows that gut microbes metabolize carbohydrates in the diet, causing intestinal cells to proliferate and form tumors in mic
Science Daily | Jul 17, 2014 4:48 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New link found between obesity, inflammation, and insulin resistance The NBR1 protein plays a critical role in regulating obesity-induced inflammation that leads to metabolic disease, a new study has found. The findings suggest a new approach to targeting the inflammatory links between obesity and metabolic disease to prev
Science Daily | Jul 17, 2014 4:45 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Children not eating enough fruit and vegetables Less than every fourth child in Europe has enough fruit and vegetables included in their daily diet, a study by Swedish researchers shows. Including a lot of fruit and vegetables in your diet reduces the risk of heart disease, stroke, diabetes and even so
Science Daily | Jul 17, 2014 1:48 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Sun exposure, vitamin D levels and mortality Women who avoid sun exposure are twice as likely to die as compared to those who receive sun exposure, a new study suggests. The study attempts to link low vitamin D levels with this increased death rate. However, even the study authors admit that this is
Science Daily | Jul 16, 2014 5:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend