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Video game playing causes no harm to young children's cognitive abilities, study finds Despite old fears that bad effects follow excessive video game playing or questionable game choices, researchers found those factors mattered little, if any, in children's brain health. The bad news? Video games assumed to be effective learning tools show
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Following healthy lifestyle may reduce risk of long COVID Women who followed most aspects of a healthy lifestyle, including healthy body weight, not smoking, regular exercise, adequate sleep, high quality diet, and moderate alcohol consumption, had about half the risk of long COVID compared with women without an
Science Daily | Feb 6, 2023 6:06 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
How a high fat diet allows expulsion of intestinal parasite worms Scientists have discovered that a high-fat diet allows the immune system to eliminate a parasitic worm which is a major cause of death and illness in the developing world. Parasitic worms affect up to a billion people, particularly in developing nations w
Science Daily | Feb 6, 2023 6:04 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Sugar is processed differently in the brains of obesity-prone vs. obesity-resistant rats A new study tracked what happens in the brains of rats in real time in the brain when presented with glucose, atype of sugar, labeled with a tracer. The tracer allowed the researchers to measure this new sugarin the brain.
Science Daily | Feb 2, 2023 8:36 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Ultra-processed foods may be linked to increased risk of cancer Higher consumption of ultra-processed foods may be linked to an increased risk of developing and dying from cancer, an observational study suggests.
Science Daily | Jan 31, 2023 11:31 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Study finds obesity-related neurodegeneration mimics Alzheimer's disease A new study finds a correlation between neurodegeneration in obese people and Alzheimer's disease (AD) patients, suggesting that losing excess weight could slow cognitive decline in aging and lower risk for AD.
Science Daily | Jan 31, 2023 3:18 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Impact of 'hyper-palatable' foods across four diets Research found three meal characteristics consistently led to increased calorie intake across four different dietary patterns: meal energy density (i.e., calories per gram of food), the amount of 'hyper-palatable' foods and how quickly the meals were eate
Science Daily | Jan 30, 2023 4:23 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
One in eight Americans over 50 show signs of food addiction Whether you call them comfort foods, highly processed foods, junk foods, empty calories or just some of Americans' favorite foods and drinks, about 13% of people aged 50 to 80 have an unhealthy relationship with them, according to a new poll.
Science Daily | Jan 30, 2023 2:04 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Researchers map the effects of dietary nutrients on disease Researchers have created a tool to predict the effects of different diets on both cancerous cells and healthy cells in mice. Their work could help disentangle the subtle metabolic changes associated with different types of nutrients, and improve our under
Science Daily | Jan 27, 2023 6:11 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Why a high fat diet could reduce the brain's ability to regulate food intake Regularly eating a high fat/calorie diet could reduce the brain's ability to regulate calorie intake. New research in rats found that after short periods of being fed a high fat/high calorie diet, the brain adapts to react to what is being ingested and re
Science Daily | Jan 26, 2023 3:02 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend