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December 14, 2018

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December 14, 2018

Reducing Variations in Feeding Practices and Fortifying Breast Milk Helps Micro-Preemies Grow

Dec. 10, 2018 — Standardizing feeding practices, including the timing for fortifying breast milk and formula with essential elements like zinc and protein, improves growth trends for the tiniest preterm infants, ... read more

Obesity, Risk of Cognitive Dysfunction? Consider High-Intensity Interval Exercise

Dec. 10, 2018 — Researchers have discovered what might be an effective strategy to prevent and combat cognitive dysfunction in obese individuals. They are the first to examine the modulatory role of an ... read more

Diabetes Remission Predictors in Bariatric Surgery

Dec. 10, 2018 — Researchers have improved a standard bariatric surgery clinical scoring system (DiaRem) to extend the prediction time for diabetic remission following bariatric (weight-loss) ... read more

What's Behind Mediterranean Diet and Lower Cardiovascular Risk?

Dec. 7, 2018 — A new study offers insights from a cohort study of women in the U.S. who reported consuming a Mediterranean-type ... read more

DDT in Alaska Meltwater Poses Cancer Risk for People Who Eat Lots of Fish

Dec. 7, 2018 — Children in Alaska whose diet includes a lot of fish from rivers fed by the Eastern Alaska Mountain Range may have a long-term elevated risk for cancer because of insecticides -- including DDT -- in ... read more

Hazelnuts Improve Older Adults' Micronutrient Levels, Study Shows

Dec. 6, 2018 — Older adults who added hazelnuts to their diet for a few months significantly improved their levels of two key ... read more

Obesity Intervention Needed Before Pregnancy

Dec. 6, 2018 — New research supports the need for dietary and lifestyle interventions before overweight and obese women become ... read more

How Vial Sizes Can Be Optimized to Reduce Pharmaceutical Wastage

Dec. 5, 2018 — A new study shows how drug manufacturers can reduce wastage, and therefore their costs, by altering the size of the vials they ... read more

Blood Vessel Growth Key to Healthy Fat Tissue, Research Shows

Dec. 4, 2018 — New research shows that inhibiting a protein within blood vessels stimulates new blood vessel growth, resulting in healthier fat tissue (adipose) and lower blood sugar levels. The findings provide ... read more

Dec. 4, 2018 — It sounds too good to be true, but a novel approach that might allow you to eat as much as you want without gaining weight could be a reality in the near future. When a single gene known as RCAN1 was ... read more

Older Women Who Suffer Tooth Loss More Likely to Develop High Blood Pressure

Dec. 4, 2018 — A study indicates that postmenopausal women who experience tooth loss are at higher risk of developing high blood ... read more

High Childhood BMI Linked to Obesity at Age 24 in Women

Dec. 3, 2018 — Girls who gain weight more rapidly between the ages of 5 and 15 are more likely to be obese at age 24, according to ... read more

Study Takes Stand on True Health Benefits of Getting Up out of Your Chair

Dec. 3, 2018 — A new health study provides fresh insights on the energy cost of sitting versus standing for sedentary ... read more

Alcohol Intake May Be Key to Long-Term Weight Loss for People With Diabetes

Dec. 3, 2018 — A new study suggests that alcohol consumption may attenuate long-term weight loss in adults with Type 2 ... read more

A Mediterranean Diet in Pregnancy Is Associated With Lower Risk of Accelerated Growth

Dec. 3, 2018 — Over 2,700 women and their children participated in this study that highlights the benefits of a healthy ... read more

Is Being a Night Owl Bad for Your Health?

Nov. 30, 2018 — In the first ever international review of studies analysing whether being an early riser or a night owl can influence your health, researchers have uncovered a growing body of evidence indicating an ... read more

Weight Cycling Is Associated With a Higher Risk of Death

Nov. 29, 2018 — Weight cycling is associated with a higher risk of death, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & ... read more

Nov. 28, 2018 — New research suggests babies who are less active get less sleep, something new parents may want to consider when looking for possible solutions for the long, sleepless ... read more

Views of Ideal Female Appearance in China Are Changing

Nov. 28, 2018 — A researcher found that young women in China, living in a rapidly changing society with more personal independence, disposable income and exposure to Western media than ever before, are also altering ... read more

Only 12 Percent of American Adults Are Metabolically Healthy, Study Finds

Nov. 28, 2018 — The prevalence of metabolic health in American adults is 'alarmingly low,' even among people who are normal weight, according to a new study. Only one in eight Americans is achieving ... read more

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