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Child's obesity, cognitive function linked, study finds Obese children are slower than healthy-weight children to recognize when they have made an error and correct it, research shows. The research is the first to show that weight status not only affects how quickly children react to stimuli but also impacts t
Science Daily | Apr 1, 2014 5:11 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Obesity primes colon for cancer, according to study Obesity, rather than diet, causes changes in the colon that may lead to colorectal cancer, according to results from a study in mice. The finding bolsters the recommendation that calorie control and frequent exercise are not only key to a healthy lifestyl
Science Daily | Apr 1, 2014 4:23 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Breast milk and diet up to two years old: A means of preventing the risk of child obesity Scientists have shown that breast-feeding has a protective effect on the risk of obesity at 20 years of age. Researchers also emphasize that nutritional intake at the age of 2 years are critical in providing this beneficial effect.
Science Daily | Apr 1, 2014 3:21 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Monkey caloric restriction study shows big benefit; contradicts earlier study The latest results from a 25-year study of diet and aging in monkeys shows a significant reduction in mortality and in age-associated diseases among those with calorie-restricted diets. The study, begun in 1989, is one of two ongoing, long-term U.S. effor
Science Daily | Apr 1, 2014 3:19 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Patients with gluten intolerance: New therapies possible Elafin, by interacting with the transglutaminase 2 enzyme, decreased the enzymatic reaction that increases the toxicity of peptides derived from gluten, a new study has shown. The research has implications beyond celiac disease, as gluten intolerance has
Science Daily | Apr 1, 2014 2:14 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Heart-healthy benefits of Mediterranean diet New research further illuminates the heart-healthy benefits of the Mediterranean diet, tying the eating plan to lower levels of platelets and white blood cells, two markers of inflammation. Inflammation has an association with greater risk of heart attack
Science Daily | Mar 31, 2014 3:43 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Bariatric surgery provides long-term control of diabetes Bariatric surgery is a highly effective and durable treatment for type 2 diabetes in obese patients, enabling nearly all surgical patients to be free of insulin and many to be free of all diabetic medications three years after surgery, a study shows.
Science Daily | Mar 31, 2014 12:41 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Growth of breast lifts outpacing implants 2-to-1, stats show New statistics show breast lift procedures are growing at twice the rate of breast implant surgeries. Since 2000, breast lifts have grown by 70 percent, outpacing implants two-to-one. Breast implants are still the most performed cosmetic surgery in women,
Science Daily | Mar 31, 2014 12:41 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Brawn matters: Stronger adolescents, teens have less risk of diabetes, heart disease Adolescents with stronger muscles have a lower risk of heart disease and diabetes, according to a new study that examined the influence of muscle strength in sixth grade boys and girls. Stronger kids also have lower body mass index (weight to height ratio
Science Daily | Mar 31, 2014 12:36 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Carbohydrate digestion and obesity strongly linked New research indicates that obesity in the general population may be genetically linked to how our bodies digest carbohydrates. People usually have two copies of the gene AMY1, but in some regions of our DNA there can be variability in the number of copie
Science Daily | Mar 30, 2014 7:13 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend