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Taking B vitamins won't prevent Alzheimer's disease, researchers conclude Taking B vitamins doesn't slow mental decline as we age, nor is it likely to prevent Alzheimer's disease, conclude researchers who have assembled all the best clinical trial data involving 22,000 people to offer a final answer on this debate. When looking
Science Daily | Jul 15, 2014 1:55 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Eating disorders and depression in athletes: Does one lead to the other? Sport is a proven contributor to high self-esteem, confidence, positive outlook and good health. It would be reasonable to assume then that athletes have higher than average protection from depression and dysfunctional eating? On the contrary, athletes ar
Science Daily | Jul 15, 2014 12:50 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Weighty issue: Stress and high-fat meals combine to slow metabolism in women A new study in women suggests that experiencing one or more stressful events the day before eating a single high-fat meal can slow the bodys metabolism, potentially contributing to weight gain.
Science Daily | Jul 14, 2014 2:01 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Antibody halts cancer-related wasting condition A molecular cause of cachexia, a wasting of fat and muscle occurring in half of all cancer patients, has been identified by researchers, who note that blocking a protein might prevent the condition. Many other strategies have been tried to reverse the con
Science Daily | Jul 13, 2014 7:55 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Obesity alone does not cause arthritis in animals The link between obesity and osteoarthritis may be more than just the wear and tear on the skeleton caused by added weight. A new study has found that the absence of the appetite hormone leptin can determine whether obese mice experience arthritis, no mat
Science Daily | Jul 11, 2014 2:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Omega 3 fatty acids lessen severity of osteoarthritis in mice Mice consuming a supplement of omega 3 fatty acids had healthier joints than those fed diets high in saturated fats and omega 6 fatty acids, according to researchers. Our results suggest that dietary factors play a more significant role than mechanical fa
Science Daily | Jul 11, 2014 1:18 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Young Hispanics often obese, at higher risk for heart diseases Obesity is common among US Hispanics and is severe among young Hispanics. The first large-scale data on body mass index (BMI) and cardiovascular disease risk factors among U.S. Hispanic/Latino adult populations suggests that severe obesity may be associat
Science Daily | Jul 9, 2014 8:44 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Alternative to surgery for Graves' eye disease: Low-carb, gluten-free diet may help A low-carb, gluten-free diet with plenty of vegetables is helping a patient with Graves' eye disease to see normally again. Graves eye disease, also known as Graves ophthalmopathy, is present in about half of people who have Graves disease, an autoimmune
Science Daily | Jul 9, 2014 7:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Neighborhoods with healthy food options less likely to have overweight kids Children with a greater number of healthy food outlets near their homes had a reduced likelihood of being overweight or obese, finds a study. Children who had access to at least one healthy food outlet within 800 meters (about half a mile) of their home h
Science Daily | Jul 8, 2014 10:56 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New compounds that could affect circadian rhythm uncovered in study A surprising new role has been found for a pair of compounds that have the potential to alter circadian rhythm, the complex physiological process, present in most living things, that responds to a 24-hour cycle of light and dark. At least one of these com
Science Daily | Jul 8, 2014 5:17 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend