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Concerning number of kids have elevated cholesterol Roughly one out of three kids screened for high cholesterol between the ages of 9 and 11 has borderline or high cholesterol, potentially placing them at greater risk for future cardiovascular disease, according to research. In one of the largest studies o
Science Daily | Mar 28, 2014 12:55 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Cause for exaggerated insulin response in subset of bariatric surgery patients identified Altered islet cell function and reduced insulin clearance contribute to excessive post-meal insulin response in patients experiencing low blood sugar symptoms -- hypoglycemia -- following gastric bypass surgery, research has found. The findings are part o
Science Daily | Mar 27, 2014 4:36 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Mediterranean diet may lower risk of diabetes Adoption of a Mediterranean diet is linked to a lower risk of diabetes, especially among people at high risk for cardiovascular disease, according to research. The main researcher said he believes the Mediterranean diet, in particular, lowers the risk of
Science Daily | Mar 27, 2014 2:08 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Gen X obesity a major problem for healthcare, workforce: Australian study If current trends continue, Australia's Generation X will overtake Baby Boomers for poor health, including rates of obesity and diabetes, which could have huge implications for healthcare and the workforce. Researchers compared the health status of Baby B
Science Daily | Mar 27, 2014 1:59 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Gut metabolism changes -- not stomach size -- linked to success of vertical sleeve gastrectomy It's not the size of the stomach that causes weight loss after a specific type of bariatric surgery, but rather a change in the gut metabolism, say researchers. They have found that following vertical sleeve gastrectomy, there is a change in bile acids th
Science Daily | Mar 26, 2014 6:22 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Brain degeneration in Huntington's disease caused by amino acid deficiency Working with genetically engineered mice, neuroscientists report they have identified what they believe is the cause of the vast disintegration of a part of the brain called the corpus striatum in rodents and people with Huntingtons disease: loss of the a
Science Daily | Mar 26, 2014 6:16 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Cereal flake size influences calorie intake People eat more breakfast cereal, by weight, when flake size is reduced, according to researchers, who showed that when flakes are reduced by crushing, people pour a smaller volume of cereal into their bowls, but still take a greater amount by weight and
Science Daily | Mar 26, 2014 3:46 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Life expectancy gains elude overweight teens Although people live longer today than they did 50 years ago, people who were overweight and obese as teenagers arent experiencing the same gains as other segments of the population, according to a new study. The life expectancy of the average American bo
Science Daily | Mar 26, 2014 2:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Blood test may help predict whether a child will become obese Scientists have found that a simple blood test, which can read DNA, could be used to predict obesity levels in children. Researchers used the test to assess the levels of epigenetic switches in the PGC1a gene - a gene that regulates fat storage in the bod
Science Daily | Mar 25, 2014 3:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Excess weight at one year postpartum increases moms' risk for diabetes, heart problems Watch out for weight gain within a year of giving birth, to prevent new risk of diabetes and cardiovascular disease, experts say. While it has long been believed that not losing 'baby weight' for several years after pregnancy carries long-term risks of di
Science Daily | Mar 25, 2014 2:26 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend