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Link between maternal age, emergency delivery shown An increased risk of emergency operative delivery is linked with increasing maternal age, suggests a new study. The study used a sample of 169,583 low risk, first-time mothers in Norway, to examine the association between maternal age and emergency operat
Science Daily | Aug 8, 2014 8:34 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Lead linked to obesity in mice exposed by mothers When we think of ill effects from lead exposure various neurologic problems usually come to mind. Now researchers say another health impact can be added to the list: obesity. Even at low levels, lead is associated with obesity in mice whose mothers were e
Science Daily | Aug 8, 2014 8:33 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Pinpointing genes that protect against frailty Frailty is a common condition associated with old age, characterized by weight loss, weakness, decreased activity level and reduced mobility, which together increase the risk of injury and death. Yet, not all elderly people become frail; some remain vigor
Science Daily | Aug 8, 2014 4:39 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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New culprit identified in metabolic syndrome Uric acid may play a role in causing metabolic syndrome, a cluster of risk factors that increases the risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes, a new study indicates. Uric acid is a normal waste product removed from the body by the kidneys and intestines
Science Daily | Aug 8, 2014 4:39 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Type 2 diabetics can live longer than people without the disease A commonly prescribed diabetes drug could offer surprising health benefits to non-diabetics. metformin, used to control glucose levels in the body and already known to exhibit anticancer properties, could offer prognostic and prophylactic benefits to peop
Science Daily | Aug 8, 2014 01:55 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Losing weight won't necessarily make you happy, researchers say Weight loss significantly improves physical health but effects on mental health are less straightforward, finds new research. In a study of 1,979 overweight and obese adults in the UK, people who lost 5 percent or more of their initial body weight over fo
Science Daily | Aug 7, 2014 2:54 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Eating at fast food, full service restaurants linked to more calories, poorer nutrition Eating at both fast-food and full-service restaurants is associated with significant increases in the intake of calories, sugar, saturated fat, and sodium, according to a new study. The researchers say the larger adverse effect they measured on energy int
Science Daily | Aug 7, 2014 2:52 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Wellness coaching: Expert explains how it improves overall quality of life Wellness coaching has become an increasingly prevalent strategy to help individuals improve their health and well-being. Recently, wellness coaching was found to improve quality of life, mood and perceived stress, according to a new study. Now one expert
Science Daily | Aug 7, 2014 2:47 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New glycan creams, micronutrient creams hold promise for reducing signs of aging skin For decades, dermatologists have been researching the genetic cause of aging skin so that the perfect antidote could be developed. When examining genes and proteins, a difference between younger and older looking skin has not been found. Now, dermatologis
Science Daily | Aug 7, 2014 2:36 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Healthy diet set early in life Promoting a healthy diet from infancy is important to prevent childhood obesity and the onset of chronic disease, researchers find. The study described quantity and diversity of food and drinks consumed by children aged 12-16 months.
Science Daily | Aug 6, 2014 1:51 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend