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2012-03-06 23:06:47

Stop exercising, eat as much as you want ... and still lose weight?

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2011-07-06 05:35:00

A new study may shed light on why some people have such a hard time eating only a few potato chips or a single fry.

2011-07-05 12:21:46

Recent studies have revealed potato chips and french fries to be the worst contributors to weight gain – and with good reason.

2010-09-20 22:35:07

American and Italian researchers have found that a novel drug allows anandamide – a marijuana-like chemical in the body – to effectively control pain at the site of an injury.

2010-09-10 11:53:00

UC Irvine researchers have discovered that markedly depleted amounts of an omega-3 fatty acid in brain tissue samples from Alzheimer's patients may be due to the liver's inability to produce the complex fat, also contained in fish-oil supplements.

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2008-10-08 09:09:32

Fatty foods may not be the healthiest diet choice, but those rich in unsaturated fats – such as avocados, nuts and olive oil – have been found to play a pivotal role in sending this important message to your brain: stop eating, you're full.

2005-06-22 12:00:00

A new study shows, for the first time, that the release of the body's own marijuana-like compounds is crucial to stress-induced analgesia – the body's way of initially shielding pain after a serious injury.

2005-06-21 22:45:00

UCI study shows the potential for new class of pain-killing drugs.

2004-11-26 15:00:10

SAN DIEGO - A decade ago, when Daniele Piomelli went to scientific conferences, he was often the only researcher studying cannabinoids, the class of chemicals that give marijuana users a high. His work often drew snickers and jokes - but no more.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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