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Diet rich in fruit, vegetables and whole grains may lower risk of gout A diet rich in fruit and vegetables, nuts and whole grains and low in salt, sugary drinks, and red and processed meats, is associated with a lower risk of gout, whereas a typical 'Western' diet is associated with a higher risk of gout, finds a study.
Science Daily | May 9, 2017 11:21 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Alzheimer's disease likely not caused by low body mass index A new large-scale genetic study found that low body mass index (BMI) is likely not a causal risk factor for Alzheimer's disease, as earlier research had suggested.
Science Daily | May 9, 2017 6:19 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Kicking the salt shaker habit may not be enough Restaurant foods and commercially processed foods sold in stores accounted for about 70 percent of dietary sodium intake in a study in three US regions. Salt added at home during food preparation or at the table accounted for a small fraction of dietary s
Science Daily | May 8, 2017 8:22 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New findings may explain the advantages of polyunsaturated fat Previous research has demonstrated that saturated fat is more fattening and less muscle building than polyunsaturated fats. A new study shows that the choice of fat causes epigenetic changes which in turn could contribute to differences in fat storage.
Science Daily | May 8, 2017 3:23 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Cinnamon may lessen damage of high-fat diet in rats Cinnamon may lessen the risk of cardiovascular damage of a high-fat diet by activating the body's antioxidant and anti-inflammatory systems and slowing the fat-storing process, according to a preliminary animal study.
Science Daily | May 6, 2017 2:32 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Vitamin A deficiency is detrimental to blood stem cells Lack of vitamin A in the body has a detrimental effect on the hematopoietic system in the bone marrow. The deficiency causes a loss of important blood stem cells, scientists now report. These findings will open up new prospects in cancer therapy.
Science Daily | May 5, 2017 3:26 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Prolonged military-style training causes changes to intestinal bacteria, increases inflammation A new study finds that long periods of physiological stress can change the composition of microorganisms residing in the intestines (intestinal microbiota), which could increase health risks in endurance athletes and military personnel.
Science Daily | May 4, 2017 9:34 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Your muscles can 'taste' sugar It's obvious that the taste buds on the tongue can detect sugar. And after a meal, beta cells in the pancreas sense rising blood glucose and release the hormone insulinwhich helps the sugar enter cells, where it can be used by the body for energy. Now res
Science Daily | May 4, 2017 5:19 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'Small for gestational age' studied across European countries A new study questions the use of common references for assessing 'small for gestational age' (SGA) in very preterm infants across Europe. SGA describes a baby who is smaller than the usual amount for the number of weeks of pregnancy.
Science Daily | May 4, 2017 3:05 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Parkinson: Weight gain after deep brain stimulation It was already known that people affected by Parkinson's disease, when subjected to deep brain stimulation, gained weight, but it was less clear why that was so. New research has now shown that the weight gain after implant has a multifactorial origin. Th
Science Daily | May 4, 2017 3:05 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend