(Medical Xpress) -- A new study has found that protein and not sugar activates the cells responsible for keeping us awake and burning calories. The research, published in the 17 November issue of the scientific ...
Neuroscience Nov 16, 2011 | 4.3 / 5 (6) | 2 |
A study of young twins in Malawi, in sub-Saharan Africa, finds that bacteria living in the intestine are an underlying cause of a form of severe acute childhood malnutrition.
Medical research Jan 30, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 1 |
Life expectancy in Scotland is markedly lower compared to other European nations and the UK as a whole. But what are the reasons for this higher mortality? An explanatory framework, synthesising the evidence is published ...
Health May 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 12
(Medical Xpress) -- With Type 2 human diabetes climbing at alarming rates in the United States, researchers are seeking treatments for the disease, which has been linked to obesity and poor diet.
Diabetes Jun 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Men who drank a 12-ounce sugar-sweetened beverage a day had a 20 percent higher risk of heart disease compared to men who didn't drink any sugar-sweetened drinks, according to research published in Circulation, an Americ ...
Cardiology Mar 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Poor maternal diet before conception can result in offspring with reduced birth weights and increased risk of developing type II diabetes and obesity.
Health Jul 02, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers have shown one way in which poor nutrition in the womb can put a person at greater risk of developing type 2 diabetes and other age-related diseases in later life. This finding could lead to new ways of identifying ...
Medical research Jan 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- Your DNA might help dictate how your skin changes with age, one expert says.
Genetics Mar 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay) -- The prevalence of obesity, inadequate exercise, and poor diet among prisoners may put them at risk for non-communicable diseases (NCDS), according to a review published online April 20 in The La ...
Health Apr 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Diabetes robs people of their lives—their vision, their mobility, even their limbs—if it is not controlled, yet the real tragedy of this modern-day scourge is that its most common form, ...
Diabetes Nov 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Visceral fat, or fat stored deep in the abdominal cavity, is directly linked to an increased risk for colon cancer, according to data from a mouse study published in Cancer Prevention Research, a journal of the American Associ ...
Cancer Mar 06, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Protein in fat cells that stimulates inflammatory signaling helps put gears in motion for onset of diet-induced obesity
Poor diet and lifestyle choices set the stage for obesity and diabetes, but the immune system plays a relatively underappreciated role in accelerating this process. Metabolic changes in fat cells stimulate ...
Medical research Mar 15, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—As anyone who's lost a job can attest, stress and worry often quickly follow. But the health of your heart after unemployment can also take a tumble.
Cardiology Apr 11, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Australians are smoking and drinking less than they were five years ago but are fatter and more anxious, according to a new survey profiling the nation's health launched Tuesday.
Health Apr 16, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers reporting online in the journal Cell on October 13th have found another good reason to eat your green vegetables, although it may or may not win any arguments with kids at the dinner table.
Medical research Oct 13, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0