College-Aged Males Experience Attenuated Sweet and Salty Taste with Modest Weight Gain (Nutrient Physiology, Metabolism, and Nutrient-Nutrient Interactions)
Background: Human and animal studies report a blunted sense of taste in people who are overweight or obese, with heightened sensitivity also reported after weight loss...
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Personal attitudes toward weight in overweight and obese US hemodialysis patients
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7-year follow-up of a lifestyle intervention in overweight children: Comparison to an untreated control group
We present the 7-year follow-up analysis in overweight children and adolescents, who had participated originally in a randomized control trial of a lifestyle intervention. We...
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Researchers use fMRI to observe link between neural activity and risk for obesity
A team of researchers, including senior investigator, Bradley Peterson, MD, director of the Institute for the Developing Mind at Children's Hospital Los Angeles, used fMRI to...
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Is childhood obesity a psychological disorder?
A team of researchers used fMRI to investigate neural responses to food cues in overweight compared with lean adolescents.
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This Man Lost 140 Pounds After Cutting Out These Foods From His Diet
Photograph courtesy of Patrick Delaney After Patrick Delaney's father died of a heart attack, he knew he needed to make a change A heart attack is one of the scariest things...
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Families could get money off their shopping bills
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Contaminated HOUSE DUST found to promote growth of body fat
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First and Second Generation Impacts of the Biafran War - by Richard Akresh, Sonia Bhalotra, Marinella Leone, Una O. Osili
We analyze long-term impacts of the 1967-1970 Nigerian Civil War, providing the first evidence of intergenerational impacts. Women exposed to the war in their growing years...
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Personal Health: Fat Bias Starts Early and Takes a Serious Toll
Implicit bias can result in discrimination against people who are seriously overweight.
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Supermarkets may Help People Consume Less Calories
Silent product reformulation may not achieve dramatic reductions in the population's calorie intake, but doubt remains on how it can reduce calorie intake.
‘Sample was too young,' experts comment on recent study on calcium and bone loss
There were no links found between dietary calcium intake and rates of bone loss in men, according to a recent study published in the British Journal of Nutrition. Experts who...
What is continuing care and how is it different than home health care?
Continuing care, home health care... understanding these terms can ensure better care for those who prefer aging in their own home. Consider this situation... One morning, Mary...
Walmart's Great Value frozen cherries recalled for listeria risk
Some frozen, organic, sweet, pitted cherries packaged under Walmart's Great Value brand are under recall after producer Sunrise Growers Inc. found Listeria monocytogenes during...
McDonald's to cut antibiotics from chicken supply by 2018
The move, unveiled in a policy statement on Wednesday, comes amid a broad effort to battle dangerous superbugs which are becoming increasingly resistant to medication.
Gut Microbes can Influence Certain Neurological Disorders
There are hundreds of species of bacteria in our gut. Each species plays a different role in our health and requires different nutrients for growth.
Could Common Vitamin Supplements Raise Lung Cancer Risk?
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All primary school children will be offered the flu vaccine from next year
Year Four pupils will get the vaccine in 2017-18 followed by pupils in Years Five and Six in 2018-19
Mitochondrial Genetic Patterns Associated With Autism
The risk for autism spectrum disorders may be influenced by genetic variations in mitochondrial DNA determined by ancient migrations.
How to Tell If You Actually Fried Your Eyes During Yesterday's Solar Eclipse
Photograph by Getty You're not the only one Googling "my eyes hurt" today The solar eclipse on August 21 was pretty much a once-in-your-lifetime event-the previous time it...