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2012-06-11 05:25:35

(Ivanhoe Newswire) --What do diabetes, high cholesterol and sleep deprivation all have in common? According to new research not getting enough sleep could be a major risk factor for stroke just like diabetes and high cholesterol. Researchers from the University of Alabama at Birmingham say habitually sleeping less than six hours a night significantly increases the risk of stroke symptoms among middle-age to older adults who are of normal weight and at low risk for obstructive sleep apnea....

2012-06-08 23:01:07

With more people than ever desperately trying to achieve maximum fat burning by dieting, hitting the gym and trying everything they can to lose weight, one should be shocked to know Americans are more obese than ever. It´s no wonder certified nutritionist and exercise specialist, Isabel De Los Rios´ new book, Pure Fat Burning Fuel (Velocity House) shot to #1 best-seller status on Amazon in under 24 hours. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 08, 2012 Committed to providing the best online...

2012-06-04 19:39:55

A 38-year longitudinal study of New Zealanders suggests that individuals with higher genetic risk scores were more likely to be chronically obese in adulthood, according to a report published in the June issue of Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, a JAMA Network publication. Obesity is capable of being inherited and genome-wide association studies (GWASs) have started to uncover the molecular roots of heritability by identifying multiple single-nucleotide polymorphisms...

2012-05-30 09:59:22

Overweight women may never escape the painful stigma of obesity — even after they have shed the pounds, new research suggests. The study, by the University of Hawaii at Mānoa, The University of Manchester, and Monash University, examined whether anti-fat prejudice against women persisted even after they had lost significant weight and were now thin. The researchers asked young men and women to read vignettes describing a woman who had either lost weight (70 pounds/32...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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