News tagged with food research
African-American adults living closer to a fast food restaurant had a higher body mass index (BMI) than those who lived further away from fast food, according to researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, ...
Health May 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
Data from more than 180 research papers suggests fish oils could minimise the effects that junk food can have on the brain, a review by researchers at the University of Liverpool has shown.
Health May 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
An ingredient in green tea that helps reduce blood sugar spikes in mice may lead to new diet strategies for people, according to Penn State food scientists.
Health Nov 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (6) | 0 |
Cancer research tends to involve small studies focused on a single therapy, often falling short of scientific standards seen in other medical investigations, said a study released Monday.
Cancer Apr 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Research for diabetes is far more focused on drug therapies than preventive measures, and tends to exclude children and older people who have much to gain from better disease management, according to a Duke Medicine study.
Diabetes Apr 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
If you are a people-pleaser who strives to keep your social relationships smooth and comfortable, you might find yourself overeating in certain social situations like Super Bowl watch parties. A new study from Case Western ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new study raises concern about chronic exposure of workers in industry to a food flavoring ingredient used to produce the distinctive buttery flavor and aroma of microwave popcorn, margarines, snack foods, ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Aug 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
Consumers watching their diet should pay close attention to the amount of unhealthy foods they eat, but can relax when it comes to healthier options, according to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research.
Health Sep 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A new blood test revealed more of the gene mutations that sustain certain digestive-tract tumors than did a DNA analysis of a traditional tumor biopsy, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute investigators will report at a special symposium ...
Cancer Apr 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Providing energy dense food supplements within a general household food distribution has little effect on the weight of children at risk of malnutrition
Overweight and Obesity Sep 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Researchers have discovered that deleting a specific gene in mice prevents them from becoming obese even on a high fat diet, a finding they believe may be replicated in humans.
Medical research Mar 05, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
US consumers are being offered a vast range of smartphone apps to track or manage health, but only a small number of people are using them, according to a survey.
Health Jan 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Just because healthful foods are available in school cafeterias doesn't mean children are going to eat them, but in some cases, the very presence of such foods as whole fruit may actually prompt kids to ...
Health Jul 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The number of clinical trials enrolling children is far lower than for adults, and the scope of research is also narrower, according to an analysis of public-access data conducted by researchers at Duke University.
Pediatrics Oct 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new oral drug has been shown in a large international clinical trial to significantly reduce the relapse rate of people with multiple sclerosis and to slow the progression of the disease.
Medications Oct 06, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |