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Does carrying extra weight offer better survival following a stroke? Despite the fact that obesity increases both the risk for stroke and death, a new study has found that people who are overweight or even mildly obese survive strokes at a higher rate as compared to those with a normal body weight.
Science Daily | Jun 29, 2017 2:17 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Cocoa and chocolate are not just treats -- they are good for your cognition Researchers have examined the available literature for the effects of acute and chronic administration of cocoa flavanols on different cognitive domains. It turns out that cognitive performance was improved by a daily intake of cocoa flavanols.
Science Daily | Jun 29, 2017 2:16 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Teenage weight gain linked to increased stroke risk as an adult Kids who become overweight during their teenage years may be more likely to develop a stroke decades later than kids who did not become overweight during those years, according to a study.
Science Daily | Jun 28, 2017 10:33 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Mildly obese fare better after major heart attack People who survive a major heart attack often do better in the years afterward if they're mildly obese, a study by cardiologists shows.
Science Daily | Jun 28, 2017 6:55 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Indoor air in schools could add to children's exposure to PCBs The US banned PCBs nearly four decades ago, but they persist in the environment and have been found in animals and humans since then. Now researchers report that concentrations of airborne PCBs inside schools could result in some students inhaling the com
Science Daily | Jun 28, 2017 1:58 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Slow motion makes soccer referees more likely to give a red card Video assistant refereeing in soccer has to be used with caution. Researchers have shown that refs are more likely to give red when they see a foul committed in slow motion, even when a yellow card is more justifiable. This is because fouls viewed in slow
Science Daily | Jun 27, 2017 3:48 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Obesity risk factors dropped in preschoolers in prevention program A community-wide intervention for families who receive WIC benefits reduced obesity risk factors in preschoolers.
Science Daily | Jun 27, 2017 2:54 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Scientific statement on obesity's causes A new Scientific Statement calls for more research aimed specifically at understanding the underlying mechanisms that make it difficult to maintain long-term weight loss.
Science Daily | Jun 26, 2017 6:41 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Eating more vegetable protein may protect against early menopause Long-term, high intake of vegetable protein from such foods as whole grains, soy and tofu, may protect women from early menopause and could prolong reproductive function, results of a new study from epidemiologists suggest.
Science Daily | Jun 26, 2017 1:36 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Decades after the discovery of anti-obesity hormone, scant evidence that leptin keeps lean people lean, scientists say Decades after the discovery of anti-obesity hormone, scant evidence that leptin keeps lean people lean, scientists caution.
Science Daily | Jun 23, 2017 2:07 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend