An Experimental Weight Loss Procedure Literally Freezes Hunger Signals
In a new pilot study, doctors have shown that freezing the nerve that carries hunger signals to the brain may be able to lower a person's appetite and help them lose weight...
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Research suggests breastfeeding as protective factor against obesity in high-birthweight infants
Breastfeeding may protect high-birthweight infants from having overweight or obesity as children, new research from South Korea suggests.
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Breastfeeding may Protect from Childhood Obesity
Breastfeeding may protect high-birthweight infants from having overweight or obesity as children. High birthweight is associated with overweight or obesity during early...
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Breastfeeding may protect high-birthweight infants from childhood obesity
Breastfeeding may protect high-birthweight infants from having overweight or obesity as children, new research suggests.
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Consuming low-calorie sweeteners may predispose overweight individuals to diabetes
Consumption of low-calorie sweeteners could promote metabolic syndrome and predispose people to prediabetes and diabetes, particularly in individuals with obesity, a new study...
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Living healthy in Qatar: Why's it hard?
In Qatar, over 70% of the population is overweight or obese.
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INSIGHT responsive parenting intervention reduces infant's screen time and television exposure
Sedentary behaviors, including screen time, in childhood have been associated with an increased risk for overweight. Beginning in infancy, we sought to reduce screen time and...
4 days ago - International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity
Early puberty linked with increased risk of obesity for women
Girls who start puberty earlier are more likely to be overweight as adults, finds new research.
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Study of nearly 300,000 people challenges the 'obesity paradox'
The idea that it might be possible to be overweight or obese but not at increased risk of heart disease, otherwise known as the 'obesity paradox', has been challenged by a...
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Breastfeeding and complementary feeding in relation to body mass index and overweight at ages 7 and 11 y: a path analysis within the Danish National Birth Cohort
ABSTRACTBackgroundInfant feeding may play an important role in the development of childhood overweight and obesity.ObjectiveThe objective of this study was to examine whether...
4 days ago - American Journal of Clinical Nutrition
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Treatment for Vulvovaginal Symptoms after Menopause
Vaginal estradiol tablets and vaginal moisturizer plus placebo gel and tablet were not better than dual placebo tablets and gel in reducing symptoms or improving sexual function.
Converting Blood Vessels to Blood Stem Cells
Study findings could aid research into creating new blood cells for transplants and understanding cancer metastasis.
Early Peanut Introduction to Babies: New Insights
Pregnant women and new moms are still hesitant to introduce peanut-containing products to their babies, revealed new research.
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Linked to Lower Thyroid Hormone Levels
Treating chronic fatigue syndrome will now become possible since CFS is found to be associated with lower thyroid hormone levels.
Hormones Not Responsible for Adolescents' Social Behavior: Study
Changes in social behavior during adolescence appear to be independent of the reproductive hormones that develop during puberty.
Poor Prenatal Oral Health Has a Significant Effect on Infants
Poor maternal oral health have significant impacts on a woman's overall health and the health of the infants.Primary care physicians are underequipped to provide adequate oral...
How This Teacher Sparked A Mental Health Awareness Movement In Schools
These days, mental health and behavioral disorders affect more children than ever. As the CDC reports , 1 in 7 children aged 2-8 years old has a diagnosed with a mental...
Experts Share How to Apply Big Data to Patient Care
The amount of patient healthcare data is increasing more and more rapidly. In fact, research firm IDC, predict s that there will be an overall increase in health data of 48%...
Snacking on nuts could almost half your risk of premature death
Researchers in Finland found that a high level of linoleic acid, a common omega-6 fatty acid, resulted in a 43 percent lower risk of premature death compared to those with the...
If You Want to Build Muscle, Here's How Much Protein You Should Be Eating...
When it comes to building lean muscle mass or bulking up, most people know they need to lift weights and eat more protein. After all, protein is the building block of muscle...