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June 28, 2022

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No More Binge Eating: Signal Pathway in the Brain That Controls Food Intake Discovered

Researchers have developed a novel approach to treating eating disorders. The scientists showed that a group of nerve cells in the hypothalamus ...

Vitamins, Supplements Are a 'Waste of Money' for Most Americans

Scientists say for non-pregnant, otherwise healthy Americans, vitamins are a waste of money because there isn't enough evidence they help prevent cardiovascular disease or cancer. They've written an ...
Researchers have identified a molecule in the blood that is produced during exercise and can effectively reduce food intake and obesity ...

Stress Accelerates Immune Aging, Study Finds

Stress -- in the form of traumatic events, job strain, everyday stressors and discrimination -- accelerates aging of the immune system, potentially increasing a person's risk of cancer, ...
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Microbial Link Between Western-Style Diet and Incidence of Colorectal Cancer Uncovered

New research builds the case that a Western-style diet -- rich in red and processed meat, sugar and refined grains/carbohydrates -- is tied to higher risk of colorectal cancer through the intestinal ...

Lack of Diversity of Micro-Organisms in the Gut or Elevated Metabolite Implicated in Heart Failure Severity

Some people who experience heart failure have less biodiversity in their gut or have elevated gut metabolites, both of which are associated with more hospital visits and greater risk of death, ...

New Pediatric Obesity Program Makes Treatment More Accessible

A clinical trial finds new Guided Self-Help program is effective in treating pediatric obesity and improving family attendance ...

Study Shows People 'Right Size' Portions of High-Calorie Foods

New research has revealed that humans moderate the size of energy-rich meals they eat, suggesting people are smarter eaters than previously ...

Dietary Fiber in the Gut May Help With Skin Allergies

A new study exploring the emerging gut-skin axis has found that microbial fermentation of dietary fiber in the gut can protect against allergic skin disease. The research could potentially lead to ...

Intriguing Connection Between Diet, Eye Health and Lifespan Uncovered

Researchers have demonstrated a link between diet, circadian rhythms, eye health and lifespan in Drosophila. They additionally and unexpectedly found that processes in the fly eye are actually ...

Large Study Reveals Stark Changes in Brain Structure for People With Anorexia

New findings highlight clear differences in grey matter for people with anorexia nervosa and point to the importance of early treatment ...

Weight Loss With Bariatric Surgery Cuts the Risk of Developing Cancer and Death from Cancer

A new study shows that among adults with obesity, weight loss achieved with bariatric surgery was associated with a 32% lower risk of developing cancer and a 48% lower risk of cancer-related death ...

Antibiotics Wreak Havoc on Athletic Performance

New research demonstrates that by killing essential gut bacteria, antibiotics ravage athletes' motivation and endurance. The mouse study suggests the microbiome is a big factor separating ...

About 3 Grams a Day of Omega-3 Fatty Acids May Lower Blood Pressure, More Research Needed

While there is some evidence that consuming omega-3 fatty acids in food or dietary supplements may reduce the risk of high blood pressure, the optimal amount to consume for this benefit is unclear. A ...

What Will It Take to Transform Obesity Care for All?

A new framework for managing obesity care in primary care settings, and efforts to educate clinicians about the appropriate use of obesity medications, aim to improve care for this chronic ...

Mobile App Provides Effective Support for Children With Obesity

A mobile app that shows a child's weight development in real-time for children with obesity provides greater weight loss compared to conventional care. The fact that both families and healthcare ...

Living With Dogs (but Not Cats) as a Toddler Might Protect Against Crohn's Disease

Young children who grow up with a dog or in a large family may have some protection later in life from a common inflammatory bowel disease known as Crohn's disease, according to a new ...

Drug That Lowers Blood Sugar Also Reduces Blood Vessel Dysfunction Caused by Aging

An FDA-approved drug to lower blood sugar in adults with Type 2 diabetes also may decrease blood vessel dysfunction associated with aging, according to a new ...

Men With Obesity Can Double Their Sperm Count

Men with obesity can double their sperm count if they lose weight and maintain the weight ...

Taste Buds Can Adapt to Low Salt Diet

A taste adaptation intervention lowers salt intake and increases enjoyment of a sodium restricted diet in patients with hypertension, according to a small ...

Dietary Cholesterol Worsens Inflammation, Sickness in Mice With Influenza

New research suggests high levels of dietary cholesterol make mice sicker when infected with influenza. This study links cholesterol in the diet with exacerbation of a viral ...

Diet Plays Key Role in ADHD Symptoms in Children

Here's another good reason for children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) to eat their fruits and vegetables: It may help reduce inattention issues, a new study ...

Everyone Eats Three Extra Cheeseburgers a Day Than They Admit, Study Shows

Everyone eats the equivalent of three extra cheeseburgers a day than they admit -- regardless of their waistline, researchers have revealed. The study shows obese and thin people all fib about food ...

How Cranberries Could Improve Memory and Ward Off Dementia

Researchers have found that eating cranberries could improve memory, ward off dementia, and reduce 'bad' cholesterol. The research team studied the benefits of consuming the equivalent of a ...

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