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September 26, 2016

Bile Acid Uptake Inhibitor Prevents Nash/fatty Liver in Mice

Sep. 21, 2016 — Drugs that interfere with bile acid recycling can prevent several aspects of NASH (nonalcoholic steatohepatitis) in mice fed a high-fat diet, scientists have shown. The findings suggest that these ... read more

Getting the Best Help for Overweight Young People

Sep. 21, 2016 — Obesity among children and teenagers is on the increase worldwide. More and more people use food as a reward or a source of comfort, or as a way of escaping from the world around them -- with the ... read more

Rate of Hearing Loss Increases Significantly After Age 90

Sep. 19, 2016 — A new study examined if the rate of age-related hearing loss is constant in the older old (80 years and older). Scientists concluded that hearing loss rapidly accelerates over the age of 90. ... read more

Brain Benefits of Aerobic Exercise Lost to Mercury Exposure

Sep. 16, 2016 — Cognitive function improves with aerobic exercise, but not for people exposed to high levels of mercury before birth, according to new ... read more

What Vitamins, Nutrients Will Help Prevent Glaucoma from Worsening?

Sep. 14, 2016 — A healthy lifestyle, consisting of balanced nutrition, moderate exercise, and appropriate rest is an important part of your overall health and well-being and can help prevent illness too. A recent ... read more

UK Biobank Study Suggests Genes and Environment Interact to Increase Risk of Obesity

Sep. 13, 2016 — New research shows that environmental and lifestyle factors have greatest effects on obesity in those who also carry the most obesity ... read more

Losing Teeth Raises Older Adults' Risks for Physical and Mental Disability

Sep. 13, 2016 — New research suggests that it is essential for older adults to receive adequate dental care, as well as the support they need to maintain good oral health ... read more

Discrimination Toward Overweight Adolescents Predictive of Emotional Problems

Sep. 13, 2016 — Discrimination and bullying experienced by sixth graders who are overweight leads to emotional problems by the end of eighth grade, according to new research. The results suggest that to reduce the ... read more

Rap1, a Potential New Target to Treat Obesity

Sep. 13, 2016 — A new mechanism in the mouse brain has been discovered that regulates obesity. The study shows that this new mechanism can potentially be targeted to treat ... read more

Healthy Diet Boosts Children’s Reading Skills

Sep. 13, 2016 — A healthy diet is linked to better reading skills in the first three school years, shows a recent ... read more

Reducing Consumption of Discretionary (Unhealthy) Foods and Replacing Them With Core Foods

Sep. 12, 2016 — New research shows the impact that substituting energy intake from discretionary foods (including sugar-sweetened beverages and confectionary) with healthier, core foods, and reducing levels of added ... read more

Weight Loss Drug's Effect on the Brain Revealed in Study

Sep. 12, 2016 — A weight-loss drug dampened the response to food cues in regions of the brain associated with attention and emotion, leading to decreases in caloric intake, weight and body mass index (BMI), a team ... read more

Eating Your Greens Could Enhance Sport Performance

Sep. 12, 2016 — Nitrate supplementation in conjunction with Sprint Interval Training in low oxygen conditions could enhance sport performance a study has found. Nitrate is commonly found in diets rich in leafy green ... read more

Six-Day Clinical Trial Finds Integrative Medicine Program Alters Blood Serum

Sep. 9, 2016 — In a novel controlled clinical trial, participants in a six-day Ayurvedic-based well-being program that featured a vegetarian diet, meditation, yoga and massages experienced measurable decreases in a ... read more

Maternal Gastric Bypass May Be Associated With Low Birth Weight Babies

Sep. 9, 2016 — Women who undergo gastric bypass surgery for weight loss risk giving birth to babies that are small or have lower average birth ... read more

X-Rays: The First and Best Screening Tool in Diagnosing Knee Pain Among Middle-Aged Patients

Sep. 9, 2016 — Knee pain is common among Americans age 40 and up. Nearly one in 17 people visit doctors' offices each year for knee pain or injuries from osteoarthritis -- a progressive 'wear and ... read more

Three in Four Don't Know Obesity Causes Cancer

Sep. 8, 2016 — Three out of four people in the United Kingdom are unaware of the link between obesity and cancer, according to a new report. The nationwide survey found that people from lower socioeconomic ... read more

Open Floor Plans May Lead to More Eating

Sep. 8, 2016 — Dining environments can have serious consequences for eating behaviors, say investigators. The study findings may have important implications not only for college and university students, but also ... read more

The Pleasures and Perils of Protein: Fruit Fly Study Reveals New Clues to Appetite and Aging

Sep. 8, 2016 — Why do we -- and the fruit flies that sometimes inhabit our kitchens -- seek out protein-full foods when we're running on empty? And what does that preference mean for the odds of living a ... read more

'Deeply-Unsettling' Weight Discrimination in the Workplace Highlighted

Sep. 8, 2016 — Women face weight-based prejudice in the workplace – even when their body mass index (BMI) is within the healthy range, research led by a University of Strathclyde academic has ... read more

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