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May 28, 2016

Hearing Aid Use Is Associated With Improved Cognitive Function in Hearing-Impaired Elderly

Apr. 25, 2016 — Older adults who used a hearing aid performed significantly better on cognitive tests than those who did not use a hearing aid, despite having poorer hearing, new research ... read more

Sleep Loss Detrimental to Blood Vessels

Apr. 22, 2016 — Getting too little sleep causes changes in the metabolism of cholesterol, demonstrates a new study. According to the results, long-term sleep loss may contribute to the development of cardiovascular ... read more

Fatty Diets Lead to Daytime Sleepiness, Poor Sleep

Apr. 20, 2016 — Men who consume diets high in fat are more likely to feel sleepy during the day, to report sleep problems at night, and are also more likely to suffer from sleep apnea, new research ... read more

One Antidepressant Shown to Control Weight During 2-Year Study

Apr. 20, 2016 — Bupropion (marketed as Wellbutrin) is the only antidepressant that tends to be linked to long-term modest weight loss, new research indicates. Previously, researchers linked depression to ... read more

Healthy Diet May Reduce High Blood Pressure Risk After Gestational Diabetes

Apr. 19, 2016 — Sticking to a healthy diet in the years after pregnancy may reduce the risk of high blood pressure among women who had pregnancy-related (gestational) diabetes, according to a ... read more

Lower-Carb Diet Slows Growth of Aggressive Brain Tumor in Mouse Models

Apr. 14, 2016 — Researchers have slowed a notoriously aggressive type of brain tumor in mouse models by using a low-carbohydrate diet. Glioblastoma, the most common brain tumor in adults, has no effective long-term ... read more

How Depression May Compound Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

Apr. 12, 2016 — Depression may compound the risk of developing type 2 diabetes in people with such early warning signs of metabolic disease as obesity, high blood pressure and unhealthy cholesterol levels, according ... read more

Fruit Flies Live Longer on Lithium

Apr. 7, 2016 — Fruit flies live 16 percent longer than average when given low doses of the mood stabilizer lithium, according to a study. How lithium stabilizes mood is poorly understood but when the scientists ... read more

Drop in Body Temperature Linked to Aging Aggravates Manifestations of Alzheimer's Disease

Apr. 7, 2016 — The drop in body temperature associated with aging could aggravate the main manifestations of Alzheimer's, suggests a study. Although the phenomenon was demonstrated using transgenic mice, ... read more

Study Shows Effectiveness of Earplugs in Preventing Temporary Hearing Loss After Loud Music

Apr. 7, 2016 — The effectiveness of earplugs in preventing temporary hearing loss immediately following music exposure has been assessed by a team that reports that yes, in fact, the use of earplugs can be of ... read more

Research Into Correlation Between Beauty and Body Size Shows That Women Are Harshest Judges, and Harshest Judged

Apr. 7, 2016 — In assessing attractiveness, females judge men and women with higher BMI as less attractive, a new research study concludes. Additionally, men do not judge a man with a higher weight negatively, but ... read more

Blueberries May Offer Benefits for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Apr. 5, 2016 — In a series of studies conducted in rats, researchers have found that eating blueberries could help to reduce the genetic and biochemical drivers behind depression and suicidal tendencies associated ... read more

Effects of Alcohol, Methamphetamine, and Marijuana Exposure on the Placenta

Apr. 5, 2016 — In the United States, prenatal alcohol exposure (PAE) is the most common preventable cause of developmental delay. Animal studies have shown some of the adverse effects of PAE on placental ... read more

Apr. 4, 2016 — Some of the simplest, safest lessons to help adolescents combat obesity may be raising their awareness of what they are eating and whether they are even hungry, researchers ... read more

More Dietary Calcium May Lower Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

Apr. 3, 2016 — In older people, higher dietary calcium intake may lower the risk of cardiovascular disease, but not of stroke and fracture, new research ... read more

Most People Cycle and Regain Weight, and Those Who Lose Most Are Most Likely to Keep It Off

Apr. 2, 2016 — Most people lose, gain and maintain their weight inconsistently, and those who lose the most weight are most likely to keep it off and keep losing, new research ... read more

Liraglutide May Make High-Fat Foods Less Desirable to the Brain's Reward Centers

Apr. 2, 2016 — A new study finds that the diabetes drug liraglutide leads to weight loss by acting on an area of the brain that controls attention and possibly making desirable foods less ... read more

Brain Cancer: Two Essential Amino Acids Might Hold Key to Better Outcomes

Mar. 31, 2016 — The altered metabolism of two essential amino acids helps drive the development of the most common and lethal form of brain cancer, new research has discovered. The findings suggest new ways to treat ... read more

Parents' Binge Eating, Restrictive Feeding Practices May Be Reactions to Kids' Emotions

Mar. 30, 2016 — A new study of more than 440 parents and their preschoolers offers insight into why some parents who binge eat also may try to restrict their children's food intake, placing their children at ... read more

Losing Weight With a High-Protein Diet Can Help Adults Sleep Better

Mar. 24, 2016 — Overweight and obese adults who are losing weight with a high-protein diet are more likely to sleep better, according to new research. The study also has studied how dietary protein quantity, sources ... read more

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