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Female diet alters the nutrient composition of fluid in the womb Scientists have discovered that maternal diet affects the nutrient composition of fluid in the womb of women and thus may aid in the development of nutritional interventions to support the very earliest stages of pregnancy.
Science Daily | Feb 19, 2015 12:17 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Obesity series exposes 'unacceptably slow' progress in tackling soaring global obesity rates over last decade Global failure to tackle obesity epidemic demands new ways of thinking, say leading experts. In less than a generation, experts say, rates of child obesity have risen dramatically worldwide. For example, in the USA children weigh on average 5kg more than
Science Daily | Feb 19, 2015 12:17 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Unhealthy eating habits outpacing healthy eating patterns in most world regions Worldwide, consumption of healthy foods such as fruit and vegetables has improved during the past two decades, but has been outpaced by the increased intake of unhealthy foods including processed meat and sweetened drinks in most world regions, according
Science Daily | Feb 19, 2015 12:17 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Teen brain scans reveal a key to weight loss MRI scans of teenagers who had successfully lost weight and kept it off show that they have higher levels of executive function -- the ability to process and prioritize competing interests. Executive function is a trait that can be improved, scientists sa
Science Daily | Feb 18, 2015 7:14 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Bone-loss score may tip off doctors to gum disease in postmenopausal women A link between postmenopausal women with high scores on a Fracture Assessment Risk Tool, and symptoms of severe gum disease, has been found by researchers.
Science Daily | Feb 17, 2015 6:13 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Most coronary patients in Europe are not meeting their lifestyle, therapeutic and risk factor targets after hospitalisation Fewer than one half of all European patients following a heart attack are even receiving the benefits of cardiac rehabilitation and preventive care, research shows. In reviewing the results the investigators note considerable variation between European co
Science Daily | Feb 17, 2015 01:49 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Anti-inflammatory mechanism of dieting and fasting revealed Researchers have found that a compound produced by the body when dieting or fasting can block a part of the immune system involved in several inflammatory disorders such as type 2 diabetes, atherosclerosis, and Alzheimer's disease.
Science Daily | Feb 16, 2015 6:11 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Winter weather depriving city dwellers of vitamin D Residents of snowy, northern U.S. cities are at risk of vitamin D deficiency and worse, may not even know it. During Buffalo's winter months, nearly 50 percent of people have insufficient amounts of vitamin D and 25 percent may be considered deficient.
Science Daily | Feb 13, 2015 9:47 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
High acid diet may have negative effects on kidney health Among patients with chronic kidney disease, patients who consumed high acid diets were 3-times more likely to develop kidney failure than patients who consumed low acid diets, research concludes. Low acid load diets are rich in fruits and vegetables, whil
Science Daily | Feb 12, 2015 11:32 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Common biomarkers of sleep debt found in humans, rats Researchers found common molecules signifying perturbed metabolism in response to sleep restriction in a comprehensive metabolic profiling of blood from both rats and humans. Their findings point to an overall shift in how lipids are metabolized and evide
Science Daily | Feb 12, 2015 7:14 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend