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Obesity More Likely For Marmosets That Started On Solid Food Early
2013-04-10 13:34:05

University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Infants that became obese took bigger slurps at lick device Baby marmoset monkeys that began eating solid food earlier than their peers were significantly more likely to be obese at 1 year of age, scientists at The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio and the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute found. This early life obesity resulted in metabolic damage such as insulin resistance and poor blood sugar...

2013-03-26 23:03:21

“Mozaffarian study disrespectful of consumers,” says Salt Institute Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) March 26, 2013 A recent attention-grabbing paper presented at the American Heart Association conference made the sensational claim that one in 10 Americans dies from eating too much salt. But according to Morton Satin, Vice President of Science and Research for the Salt Institute, “This misleading study did not measure any actual cardiovascular deaths related to salt intake, they...

2013-03-13 15:00:20

Polycystic ovary syndrome, a condition affecting about 10 percent of women and characterized by excess male hormone and increased risk of diabetes and heart disease, appears to cause a sort of double jeopardy for those struggling the hardest to control blood sugar levels, researchers report. Humans use insulin and other non-insulin mechanisms to convert blood sugar, or glucose, into energy and control levels in the blood, where it becomes a destructive force. A new study in the Journal...

2013-03-08 23:00:22

South Jersey Health and Body explains the dangers of Diabetes and what to know if overweight. Barrington, NJ (PRWEB) March 08, 2013 Doctors and researchers have found that obesity and diabetes are connected, but how? Diabetes is such a common word thrown around nowadays, but what is it? For starters, 8.3% of the U.S. have diabetes and 79 million people are prediabetic! It is the leading cause of blindness and over 62% of nontraumatic lower-limb amputations occur in people with diabetes....

2013-03-08 01:03:20

Study highlights need for early detection and treatment of PTSD-related medical conditions, especially amid influx of global tragedies Patients diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) have a significantly higher risk of developing insulin resistance and metabolic syndrome, placing them at greater risk for heart disease and diabetes, according to research being presented at the American College of Cardiology's 62nd Annual Scientific Session. Researchers say public health...

Low Intensity Exercise Better For The Body Than High Intensity Workouts
2013-02-15 15:59:58

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online New research published in the journal PLoS ONE says low intensity exercises may be more beneficial to you than those short, intense workouts. Researchers found, after studying 18 normal-weight 19- to 24-year-old participants, that long periods of low intensity exercise may help to improve insulin and lipid levels more than those short bursts of intense activity exercises. These longer exercises can include standing and walking...

2013-02-14 10:25:09

Study of tiny roundworms provides clue to observed human health benefits A search for genes that change their levels of expression in response to nutrient deprivation has uncovered potential clues to the mechanism underlying the health benefits of omega fatty acids. In the Feb. 15 issue of Genes & Development, Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) researchers describe finding that feeding omega-6 fatty acids to C. elegans roundworms or adding them to cultured human cells activates a...

2013-02-12 20:27:54

Adds to scientific evidence that the sweeteners are metabolically equivalent A study published today in the Journal of Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism presented compelling data showing the consumption of both high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) and sucrose (table sugar) at levels consistent with average daily consumption do not increase liver fat in humans, a leading cause of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). The findings also add to an already well-established body of...

Binge Drinking Raises Risk Of Developing  Type 2 Diabetes
2013-01-31 09:06:00

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers from the Metabolism Institute at Mount Sinai Hospital´s Icahn School of Medicine led a new animal study showing that binge drinking causes insulin resistance which, in turn, increases the risk of type 2 diabetes. The study, published in the journal Science Translational Medicine, also discovered that alcohol disrupts insulin-receptor signaling by causing inflammation in the hypothalamus. "Insulin resistance has...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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