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Eating baked, broiled fish weekly boosts brain health, study says Eating baked or broiled fish once a week is good for the brain, regardless of how much omega-3 fatty acid it contains, according to researchers. The findings add to growing evidence that lifestyle factors contribute to brain health later in life. Scientis
Science Daily | Aug 4, 2014 4:33 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Eating less meat: Solution to reduce water use? Eating less meat would protect water resources in dry areas around the world, researchers have found. Reducing the use of animal products can have a considerable impact on areas suffering scarce water resources, as meat production requires more water than
Science Daily | Aug 4, 2014 2:01 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Clues to curbing obesity found in neuronal 'sweet spot' Preventing weight gain, obesity, and ultimately diabetes could be as simple as keeping a nuclear receptor from being activated in a small part of the brain, according to a new study.
Science Daily | Aug 2, 2014 01:35 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Southern-style eating increases risk of death for kidney disease patients Consuming fried foods and sugar-sweetened beverages is linked to a 50 percent increase in risk of death, according to a new study.
Science Daily | Aug 1, 2014 1:10 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Cause of gum disease related to type 2 diabetes uncovered Going to the dentist isn't fun for anyone, but for those with periodontal disease related to type 2 diabetes, a new research discovery may have them smiling.
Science Daily | Jul 31, 2014 1:51 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Hope for the overweight: Better understanding of types of fat could lead to new treatments The body has different types of adipose tissue that perform various metabolic tasks: white, beige and brown. For the first time, researchers have successfully identified specific surface proteins that can help distinguish between the three types. This dis
Science Daily | Jul 31, 2014 1:46 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Whole body CT scans of ancient and modern Egyptians show no significant differences in incidence or severity of atherosclerotic disease New research shows that there are no significant differences in the incidence or severity of atherosclerotic disease (narrowing of the arteries with fatty deposits) between ancient and modern Egyptians, showing that atherosclerosis is not just a disease o
Science Daily | Jul 31, 2014 12:37 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Pesticide DDT linked to slow metabolism, obesity and diabetes, mouse study finds A new study in mice is the first to show that developmental exposure to DDT increases the risk of females later developing metabolic syndrome -- a cluster of conditions that include increased body fat, blood glucose, and cholesterol.
Science Daily | Jul 30, 2014 7:17 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Brain response to appetizing food cues varies among obese people People who have the most common genetic mutation linked to obesity respond differently to pictures of appetizing foods than overweight or obese people who do not have the genetic mutation, according to a new study. More than one-third of adults are obese.
Science Daily | Jul 30, 2014 1:35 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Problem drinking in midlife doubles chance of memory problems in later life Middle-aged adults with a history of problem drinking are more than twice as likely to suffer from severe memory impairment in later life, research shows. The study highlights the hitherto largely unknown link between harmful patterns of alcohol consumpti
Science Daily | Jul 30, 2014 02:49 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend