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August 3, 2015

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August 3, 2015

New Treatment May Help Neonatal Liver Disease Associated With Parenteral Nutrition

July 28, 2015 — Exogenous glucagon-like peptide 2 (GLP-2) treatment may help fight neonatal parenteral nutrition associated liver disease (PNALD), a new study ... read more

July 21, 2015 — Intercontinental air travel can be stressful and affect a passenger's physical and psychological wellbeing. Whilst jet lag and fatigue remain the best known problems, holidaymakers also often ... read more

July 16, 2015 — Reducing high concentrations of a fatty molecule that is commonly found in people with diabetes and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease rapidly improves insulin sensitivity, research ... read more

Does Heart Disease Begin in Childhood?

July 15, 2015 — A 'statistically significant association' between higher vitamin D levels and lower non-HDL cholesterol in kids has been found by researchers. There has been evidence that low vitamin D ... read more

Review Examines Nutritional Issues Related to Autism Spectrum Disorder

July 15, 2015 — There is consensus that children with autism have selective eating patterns, food neophobia, limited food repertoire, and sensory issues. Researchers now report that there are inconsistent results ... read more

How GPR40, a Known Receptor for Dietary Fatty Acids, May Protect from Osteoarthritis?

July 15, 2015 — Dietary fatty acids may modulate inflammation and cartilage degradation to prevent or slow down Osteoarthritis (OA) through the orphan receptor GPR40. Involvement of GPR40 in OA protection was first ... read more

Key Protein Controls Nutrient Availability in Mammals

July 14, 2015 — Researchers have found a new benefit of Kruppel-like Factor 15 (KLF15) -- keeping the body in metabolic balance. The discovery, which highlights how KLF15 affects the availability of nutrients in the ... read more

Ancestral Diets Determine Vulnerability to Type 2 Diabetes

July 10, 2015 — The middle classes from developing countries are more susceptible than western Caucasians to obesity, type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease in today's changing environment. New research ... read more

Using Garlic to Combat Antimicrobial Resistant Urinary Tract Infections

July 10, 2015 — Garlic extract may be an effective weapon against multi-drug resistant strains of pathogenic bacteria associated with urinary tract infections (UTI), according to a recent ... read more

July 9, 2015 — A key set of immune cells that protect the body from infection would be lost without directions provided by vitamin A, according to a recent study. A team of researchers found retinoic acid is ... read more

Blood Pressure Levels, Prevalence Among U.S. Children, Adolescents Declined in Past Decade

July 9, 2015 — Recent trends in blood pressure levels and prevalence of elevated blood pressure in the United States have been published in a new article. Data shows that blood pressure levels among American youth ... read more

Americans Prefer U.S.-Grown Organic Broccoli

July 9, 2015 — As a good source of protein, Vitamin A, calcium, iron and fiber, broccoli is so full of nutrients, some call it a “super food.” It’s also popular at the supermarket, whether it’s grown in ... read more

July 7, 2015 — The current recommended minimum daily dose of vitamin D is not sufficient to restore healthy vitamin D levels in overweight or obese blacks, researchers ... read more

Benefit of Extending Anticoagulation Therapy Lost After Discontinuation of Therapy

July 7, 2015 — Among patients with a first episode of pulmonary embolism (the obstruction of the pulmonary artery or a branch of it leading to the lungs by a blood clot) who received six months of anticoagulant ... read more

Antibacterial Properties Found in Mexican Fruit

July 7, 2015 — Looking for alternatives that promote the welfare of the people through the food and medical industry, scientists conducted a study of the pulp of the fruit Bromelia pinguin L. and found that this ... read more

Vitamin C Related to Reduced Risk of Cardiovascular Disease, Early Death

July 7, 2015 — High vitamin C concentrations in the blood from the intake of fruit and vegetables are associated with a reduced risk of cardiovascular disease and early death, new research ... read more

July 2, 2015 — Unveiling how the 20,000 or so proteins in the human body work -- and malfunction -- is the key to understanding much of health and disease. Now, researchers have developed a new technique that ... read more

Benefits of Vitamin B12 Supplements for Older People Questioned

July 1, 2015 — Taking vitamin B12 supplements does not benefit neurological or cognitive function in older people with moderate deficiency of vitamin B12, research has shown for the first ... read more

Restaurant Meals Can Be as Bad for Your Waistline as Fast Food Is

July 1, 2015 — When Americans go out to eat, either at a fast-food outlet or a full-service restaurant, they consume, on average, about 200 more calories a day than when they stay home for meals, a new study ... read more

Warts and All: How St. John's Wort Can Make You Sick

July 1, 2015 — St John's Wort can produce the same adverse reactions as antidepressants, and serious side effects can occur when the two are taken together, according to new ... read more

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