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Gastrointestinal surgery can be a 'cure' for type 2 diabetes finds new long-term study The results of a randomized clinical trial with the longest follow up to date show that metabolic surgery is more effective than medications and lifestyle interventions in the long-term control of severe type 2 diabetes.
Science Daily | Jan 21, 2021 11:54 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Mitochondrial mutation increases the risk of diabetes in Japanese men A new study of Type 2 diabetes (T2D) in Japanese populations has uncovered a previously uncharacterized genetic variant that puts male carriers at greater risk for the disease, as well as the mechanism by which it does so. The impact of the variant was mo
Science Daily | Jan 21, 2021 8:38 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Vegan diet significantly remodels metabolism in young children Researchers report a comprehensive pilot study on the metabolic effects of full vegan diet on young children. The study found vegan children to have remarkably altered metabolism and lower vitamin A and D status compared to children with no special diet.
Science Daily | Jan 21, 2021 6:23 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
See how they run: 'Exercise protein' doubles running capacity, restores function and extends healthy lifespans in older mice A new study shows that humans express a powerful hormone during exercise and that treating mice with the hormone improves physical performance, capacity and fitness. Researchers say the findings present new possibilities for addressing age-related physica
Science Daily | Jan 21, 2021 6:19 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Study compares low-fat, plant-based diet to low-carb, animal-based diet People on a low-fat, plant-based diet ate fewer daily calories but had higher insulin and blood glucose levels, compared to when they ate a low-carbohydrate, animal-based diet, according to a small but highly controlled study. The study compared the effec
Science Daily | Jan 21, 2021 6:18 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Brain pressure disorder that causes headache, vision problems on rise A new study has found a brain pressure disorder called idiopathic intracranial hypertension is on the rise, and the increase corresponds with rising obesity rates.
Science Daily | Jan 20, 2021 9:20 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Fatty acid may help combat multiple sclerosis, study finds The abnormal immune system response that causes multiple sclerosis (MS) by attacking and damaging the central nervous system can be triggered by the lack of a specific fatty acid in fat tissue, according to a new study. The finding suggests that dietary c
Science Daily | Jan 19, 2021 7:02 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Obese, snoring mini pigs show how air flows through the throat during sleep apnea A study has found that obese Yucatan mini pigs have naturally occurring sleep apnea and that MRI scans taken while they're in sedated sleep can be used to gain new insights into what happens in the airways during sleep apnea episodes via computational flo
Science Daily | Jan 19, 2021 4:44 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Clumsy kids can be fit too Clumsy kids can be as aerobically fit as their peers with better motor skills, a new study shows.
Science Daily | Jan 19, 2021 3:28 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Successive governments' approach to obesity policies has destined them to fail Government obesity policies in England over the past three decades have largely failed because of problems with implementation, lack of learning from past successes or failures, and a reliance on trying to persuade individuals to change their behavior rat
Science Daily | Jan 19, 2021 03:57 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend