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January 30, 2013
Biofuels blend right in
A collaboration by researchers with the Joint BioEnergy Institute and the Idaho National Laboratory has shown that blending different feedstocks and milling the mixture into flour or pellets has significant potential for helping to make biofuels a cost-competitive transportation fuel technology.

Study: Husbands who do more traditionally female housework have less sex
Married men who spend more time doing traditionally female household tasks -- including cooking, cleaning, and shopping -- report having less sex than husbands who don't do as much, according to a new study in the Feb. issue of the American Sociological Review.

REACH news: European ombudsman takes up PETA complaint
In a move that could affect any company dealing with Europe's Registration, Evaluation, and Authorization of Chemicals Substances program, the European ombudsman has confirmed that that it will launch an official inquiry into PETA's complaint of maladministration by the European Chemicals Agency.

Are gender and ethnicity risk factors for metabolic syndrome in children?
A new comprehensive and systematic review of the medical literature on metabolic syndrome in children that probed deeper to evaluate the risk associated with gender, ethnicity, and geography was published in Metabolic Syndrome and Related Disorders.

Reconcilable differences: Study uncovers the common ground of scientific opposites
Princeton University researchers developed a mathematical framework that strips away the differences between scientific laws and theories to reveal how the ideas are compatible.

How does fibrosis occur in Crohn's disease?
New research, led by the School of Veterinary Sciences at the University of Bristol, has shown that a protein, known as IL-13, could be the key to the development of fibrosis in Crohn's disease.

NSF selects OSU to lead project rejuvenating US research fleet
The National Science Foundation has notified Oregon State University that it will be the lead institution on a project to finalize the design and coordinate the construction of as many as three new coastal research vessels to bolster the marine science research capabilities of the United States.

Empathy and age
Looking for someone to feel your pain? Talk to a woman in her 50s.

5-year follow-up - over half of all ACL reconstructions could be avoided
In 2010, researchers from Lund University reported that 60 percent of all anterior cruciate ligament reconstructions could be avoided in favor of rehabilitation.

Research study: Whistle away the need for diapers
Western babies are potty trained later these days and need diapers until an average of three years of age.

Added benefit of aclidinium bromide is not proven
In an early benefit assessment IQWiG examined whether aclidinium bromide alleviates symptoms of chronic-obstructive pulmonary disease better than conventional drugs.

Silibinin, found in milk thistle, protects against UV-induced skin cancer
A pair of University of Colorado Cancer Center studies published this month show that the milk thistle extract, silibinin, kills skin cells mutated by UVA radiation and protects against damage by UVB radiation -- thus protecting against UV-induced skin cancer and photo-aging.

The pros and cons of 'ecolabels' in cleaning products
The environmental certification seals, preferred ingredient lists and consumer product guides appearing on cleaning products in the United States and abroad are the topic of the cover story in Chemical & Engineering News.

'Petri dish lens' gives hope for new eye treatments
A cure for congenital sight impairment caused by lens damage is closer following research by scientists at Monash University.

Vultures foraging far and wide face a poisonous future
African vultures face an increasing risk of fatal poisoning, according to Durham University research.

Erectile dysfunction drug also helps men ejaculate and orgasm
New data suggests the erectile dysfunction (ED) drug Cialis may also be beneficial in helping men who have problems with ejaculation and orgasm, report researchers from NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center in the February issue of the British Journal of Urology International.

TV viewing and sedentary lifestyle in teens linked to disease risk in adulthood
A team of scientists at Umeå University, in collaboration with colleagues in Melbourne, Australia, have found that television viewing and lack of exercise at age 16 is associated with the risk of developing metabolic syndrome at 43 years age.

Researchers harness nature to produce the fuel of the future
A Princeton-led team has moved a step closer to designing bio-inspired syn­thetic cat­a­lysts to pro­duce hydro­gen from water.

Pathway for membrane building blocks
Biomembranes consist of a mosaic of individual, densely packed lipid molecules.

Toward a better cyanide antidote for terrorist attacks and other mass casualty events
In an advance toward closing a major gap in defenses against terrorist attacks and other mass casualty events, scientists are reporting discovery of a promising substance that could be the basis for development of a better antidote for cyanide poisoning.

Archaic Native Americans built massive Louisiana mound in less than 90 days
A massive earthen mound constructed about 3,200 years ago by Native Americans in northeastern Louisiana was built in less than 90 days, and perhaps as quickly as 30 days, according to new research in the journal Geoarchaeology.

Researchers help confirm value of flow-diverting device for most challenging aneurysms
A multi-center study supports the effectiveness of the newest technology available for the treatment of difficult, life-threatening brain aneurysms.

Campus as laboratory: U-M student biologists use Diag trees to help solve gypsy moth mystery
Working beneath the towering oaks and maples on the University of Michigan's central campus Diag, undergraduate researchers and their faculty adviser helped explain an observation that had puzzled insect ecologists who study voracious leaf-munching gypsy moth caterpillars.

Discovery of sexual mating in Candida albicans could provide insights into infections
Like many fungi and one-celled organisms, Candida albicans, a normally harmless microbe that can turn deadly, has long been thought to reproduce without sexual mating.

Study reveals significance of second trimester markers for Down's syndrome
A new analysis has found that some second trimester markers for Down's syndrome that are detected by ultrasound are more telling than others.

Scientists uncover previously unknown mechanism of memory formation
A new study by scientists on the Florida campus of the Scripps Research Institute has for the first time confirmed a critical role for microRNAs in the development of memory in the part of the brain called the amygdala, which is involved in emotional memory.

Pact invests US $109 million to secure critical genetic material, maintain global food production
Concerned that inconsistent funding eventually could weaken a global network of seed banks at a time when farmers face unprecedented challenges, two of the world's leading agriculture organizations announced today a bold new effort to secure what many consider the foundation of food security in the developing world.

Georgia State researcher gets $3.4 million grant to develop vaccine technology against flu, RSV
Sang-Moo Kang, associate professor at Georgia State University's Center for Inflammation, Immunity and Infection, has received a federal five-year, $3.4 million grant to bolster research that will lead to better flu vaccines and vaccines against respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), a disease for which there is no immunization.

Patient satisfaction leads to better HIV care
In a study of patients at two HIV clinics in the Houston area, researchers at Baylor College of Medicine and the Michael E.

Sorting out stroking sensations
The skin is a human being's largest sensory organ, helping to distinguish between a pleasant contact, like a caress, and a negative sensation, like a pinch or a burn.

Scientists learn more about how inhibitory brain cells get excited
Scientists have found an early step in how the brain's inhibitory cells get excited.

Understanding the historical probability of drought
Researchers from Oklahoma State University use soil water deficits to create a

NREL acquires fuel cell hybrid vehicles to support hydrogen studies
The US Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) recently received four fuel cell hybrid vehicles - advanced on loan from Toyota through a two-year Cooperative Research and Development Agreement.

Conflicting cultural identities may foster political radicalism
New research suggests that dual-identity immigrants -- first-generation immigrants and their descendants who identify with both their cultural minority group and the society they now live in -- may be more prone to political radicalism if they perceive their two cultural identities to be incompatible.

UCI team finds new target for treating wide spectrum of cancers
UC Irvine biologists, chemists and computer scientists have identified an elusive pocket on the surface of the p53 protein that can be targeted by cancer-fighting drugs.

Disasters can prompt older children to be more giving, younger children to be more selfish
A natural disaster can bring out the best in older children, prompting nine-year-olds to be more willing to share, while six-year-olds become more selfish.

Researchers develop model for identifying habitable zones around star
Researchers searching the galaxy for planets that could pass the litmus test of sustaining water-based life must find whether those planets fall in a habitable zone, where they could be capable of having liquid water and sustaining life.

Academic gains, improved teacher relationships found among high risk kids in Head Start
A new study by Oregon State University researchers finds that Head Start can make a positive impact in the lives of some of its highest risk children, both academically and behaviorally.

More sex for married couples with traditional divisions of housework
Married men and women who divide household chores in traditional ways report having more sex than couples who share so-called men's and women's work, according to a new study co-authored by sociologists at the University of Washington.

In beef production, cow-calf phase contributes most greenhouse gases
A new study shows that nursing cows are a major source of methane in beef production.

Rejuvenation of the Southern Appalachians
In the February 2013 issue of GSA Today, Sean Gallen and his colleagues from the Department of Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences at North Carolina State University take a new look at the origin of the Miocene rejuvenation of topographic relief in the southern Appalachians.

Chronic kidney disease increases risk of death for both women and men
A new study from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the Chronic Kidney Disease Prognosis Consortium found that in general chronic kidney disease is similarly associated with a higher risk of death and end stage renal disease for both women and men.

New drug target identified for multiple sclerosis and Alzheimer's disease
Researchers at Boston University School of Medicine report that the protein Klotho plays an important role in the health of myelin, the insulating material allowing for the rapid communication between nerve cells.

Chimp see, chimp learn: First evidence for chimps improving tool use techniques by watching others
Chimps can learn more efficient ways to use a tool by watching what others do, according to research published Jan.

Checking out open access
From Wikipedia to shareware, the Internet has made information and software more widely available than ever.

Lakewood High School wins Colorado Science Bowl
Students from Lakewood High School Team 1 won the Colorado High School Science Bowl today.

Broker fees from mutual funds affect advice; predict worse performance, new study says
Brokers are supposed to recommend investments that are in the best interests of their clients.

Scientists may have received millions in duplicate funding
Funding agencies may be paying out duplicate grants, according to an analysis completed at the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute at Virginia Tech and led by Harold R.

Leading by the nose: Star-nosed mole reveals how mammals perceive touch, pain
The most sensitive patch of mammalian skin known to us isn't human but on the star-shaped tip of the star-nosed mole's snout.

Exposure to antiepileptic drug in womb linked to autism risk
Children whose mothers take the antiepileptic drug sodium valproate while pregnant are at significantly increased risk of autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders, suggests a small study published online in the Journal of Neurology Neurosurgery and Psychiatry.

Excessive alcohol use when you're young could have lasting impacts on your brain
Excessive alcohol use accounts for four percent of the global burden of disease, and binge drinking particularly is becoming an increasing health issue.

NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite sees powerful Cyclone Felleng
False-colored night-time satellite imagery from NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite clearly shows bands of thunderstorms wrapping into the eye of Cyclone Felleng as it parallels the coast of eastern Madagascar.

Tapeworm eggs discovered in 270 million year old fossil shark feces
A cluster of tapeworm eggs discovered in 270-million-year-old fossilized shark feces suggests that intestinal parasites in vertebrates are much older than previously known, according to research published Jan.

First mobile app for green chemistry fosters sustainable manufacturing of medicines
Mention mobile applications, or mobile apps, and people think of games, email, news, weather, productivity and other software for Apple, Android and other smart phones and tablet computers.

Bonobos predisposed to show sensitivity to others
Comforting a friend or relative in distress may be a more hard-wired behavior than previously thought, according to a new study of bonobos, which are great apes known for their empathy and close relation to humans and chimpanzees.

Dementia: Cerebrolysin shows promise
Dementia patients may benefit from a promising new treatment called Cerebrolysin, according to the results of a systematic review published in The Cochrane Library.

Antibiotics cut death rate for malnourished children
Severely malnourished children are far more likely to recover and survive when given antibiotics along with a therapeutic peanut-based food than children who are simply treated with the therapeutic food alone, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St.

Obesity may increase risk of MS in children and teens
Being obese may increase the risk of developing multiple sclerosis (MS) in children and teenage girls, according to new research published in the Jan.

Satellite image shows eastern US severe weather system
A powerful cold front moving from the central United States to the East Coast is wiping out spring-like temperatures and replacing them with winter-time temperatures with powerful storms in between.

Family practice offers genetic tests to predict effective psychiatric meds, a CAMH study
For the first time in Canada, patients attending a family practice clinic will be offered genetic testing to see whether or how they will respond to psychiatric medication treatment, in partnership with the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health.

Prehistoric humans not wiped out by comet, say researchers
Comet explosions did not end the prehistoric human culture, known as Clovis, in North America 13,000 years ago, according to research published in the journal Geophysical Monograph Series.

Prostate cancer study tracks long-term urinary, sexual and bowel function side effects
A new study comparing outcomes among prostate cancer patients treated with surgery versus radiotherapy found differences in urinary, bowel and sexual function after short-term follow-up, but those differences were no longer significant 15 years after initial treatment.

UT engineer wins Japan award (50 million yen) for innovative semiconductor materials
C. Grant Willson, a professor of chemistry and chemical engineering, has won the Japan Prize (50 million yen) for a process now universally used to make microprocessors and memory chips.

Study finds little progress in participation of early-career RNs in hospital QI
Despite studies demonstrating the value of nurse-led quality improvement efforts, far too few nurses are involved in these efforts, and the number is not growing, according to a study published in the Journal of Nursing Care Quality.

Rats, like humans, return to drinking once punishment is removed
Once heavy drinking impairs function, a variety of punishment-related threats may motivate people to stop drinking: spouses may threaten divorce, employers may threaten job loss, and courts threaten drunk drivers with losing their driver's license or incarceration.

NTU research embraces laser and sparks cool affair
With the latest discovery by scientists from Nanyang Technological University, current cooling systems which uses refrigerant harmful to the ozone layer could be replaced by a revolutionary cooling system using lasers.

Mixed forest provides beneficial effects
Forestry and nature conservation can benefit from promoting more different varieties of trees, according to a new study in which researchers from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, were involved.

Setting the stage for a new paradigm in treatment of heart failure
New evidence shows the root of heart failure lies in misfolded proteins in the heart's cells, according to University of North Carolina School of Medicine researchers.

Tuberculosis may lurk in bone marrow stem cells of infected patients, Stanford researchers say
Tuberculosis is a devastating disease that kills nearly 2 million people worldwide each year.

Virtual superheroes more helpful in real world too
Having virtual super-powers in a game may incite people to better behavior in the real world, according to research published Jan.

Hit by 2 hammers
Genetic analysis by Stowers investigators has implications for a genetic disorder known as Hirschsprung Syndrome.

Perampanel for epilepsy: No proof of added benefit
In an early benefit assessment IQWiG examined whether perampanel offers an added benefit over the previous standard therapy in people with epileptic fits.

Gut microbes at root of severe malnutrition in kids
A study of young twins in Malawi, in sub-Saharan Africa, finds that bacteria living in the intestine are an underlying cause of a form of severe acute childhood malnutrition.

How our cells cope with toxic small molecules
In this week's issue of the prestigious journal Nature Chemical Biology, scientists Carole Linster, Emile Van Schaftingen, and Andrew D.

BRI researchers identify biomarker and potential therapy target in multiple sclerosis
Researchers from Benaroya Research Institute at Virginia Mason have found that proteins in the IL-6 signaling pathway may be leveraged as novel biomarkers of multiple sclerosis to gauge disease activity and as a target for new therapies.

Disappearing homing pigeon mystery solved
Homing pigeons are remarkable navigators. Although they are able to find their loft from almost any location, they do get lost occasionally.

3D microchip created
Scientists from the University of Cambridge have created, for the first time, a new type of microchip which allows information to travel in three dimensions.

Moving to a world city liberates creative young people from demands in home countries
The increasingly globalized world enables individuals to more easily move abroad to escape restricting lifestyle norms in their home countries.

Tuberculosis: WHO-endorsed test offers rapid detection
A diagnostic test for tuberculosis (TB) can accurately and quickly detect both TB and drug-resistant strains, according to a new study.

Female deer take control during the mating season
A new study provides the first evidence of polyandry - when females choose to mate with more than one male - in female fallow deer.

Peer pressure trumps 'thin' ideals in the media
Peers exert a greater influence on teenage girls' dissatisfaction with their bodies than do thin ideals in television or social media use, according to new research by Dr.

Study finds parasites and poor antenatal care are main causes of epilepsy in Africa
The largest study of epilepsy in sub-Saharan Africa to date reveals that programs to control parasitic diseases and access to better antenatal care could substantially reduce the prevalence of the disease in this region.

Confirmed: How plant communities endure stress
The Stress Gradient Hypothesis holds that as stress increases in an ecosystem, mutually supportive interactions become more significant and negative interactions, such as competition, become less so.

Researchers see more West Nile virus in orchards and vineyards
Washington State University researchers have linked orchards and vineyards with a greater prevalence of West Nile virus in mosquitoes and the insects' ability to spread the virus to birds, horses and people.

U. of Minn. researchers unveil first artificial enzyme created by evolution in a test tube
There's a wobbly new biochemical structure in Burckhard Seelig's lab at the University of Minnesota that may resemble what enzymes looked like billions of years ago, when life on earth began to evolve - long before they became ingredients for new and improved products, from detergents to foods and fuels.

Aging cells lose their grip on DNA rogues
Transposable elements are mobile strands of DNA that insert themselves into chromosomes with mostly harmful consequences.

Light yet safe contender for city streets
Can an electric vehicle be extremely light and safe at the same time?

Forsyth scientists gain new understanding of latent tuberculosis
Scientists at the Forsyth have gained new insight on how Tuberculosis (TB) remains a global epidemic.

Aztec conquest altered genetics among early Mexico inhabitants, new DNA study shows
UT anthropology researcher discovers ancient Aztecs genetically altered the original Otomi inhabitants of Mexico.

Doubt cast on Sir Bernard Lovell's brainwashing
In this month's edition of Physics World, science writer Richard Corfield casts doubt on the alleged

Tenofovir gel wins out in drug absorption study, but HIV prevention trials say differently
A study looking at how the body absorbs the antiretroviral drug tenofovir as either an oral tablet or a vaginal gel found the gel achieves much higher concentrations of active drug in vaginal tissue than the tablet, suggesting it to be highly effective in protecting against HIV through vaginal sex.

Long-term consequences of vaginal delivery on the pelvic floor
Women are more likely to experience urinary incontinence, prolapse and fecal incontinence 20 years after one vaginal delivery rather than one cesarean section, finds new research published in a thesis from Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden.

Program to overcome early US math deficiencies could improve workforce
University of Missouri researchers identified how a lack of a specific math skill in first grade correlated to lower scores on a seventh grade math test used to determine employability and wages in adults.

Brain activity study lends insight into schizophrenia
Magnetic fields produced by the naturally occurring electrical currents in the brain could potentially be used as an objective test for schizophrenia and help to better understand the disease, according to new research published today.

Linagliptin: Once again, no proof of added benefit
The renewed assessment of linagliptin according to AMNOG again showed that no added benefit of the diabetes drug can be determined from the dossier because the drug manufacturer did not submit any relevant studies.

Rutgers physics professors find new order in quantum electronic material
A new type of order, or symmetry, discovered in an exotic material made with uranium may one day lead to enhanced computer displays and data storage systems and more powerful superconducting magnets for medical imaging and levitating high-speed trains.

Binge drinking increases risk of Type 2 diabetes by causing insulin resistance
Binge drinking causes insulin resistance, which increases the risk of Type 2 diabetes, according to the results of an animal study led by researchers at the Diabetes Obesity and Metabolism Institute at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.

Itching for new help for eczema: Recently identified immune cells possible therapeutic target
Researchers have identified a previously unknown critical role for a recently identified immune cell population in the progression of atopic dermatitis.

Mindfulness meditation heightens a listener's musical engagement
When De'Anthony Thomas returned the opening kickoff for a touchdown in the 2013 Fiesta Bowl, says University of Oregon researcher Frank Diaz, Thomas put Ducks fans into a heightened zone of engagement for watching the game, not unlike what was experienced by music students who were first exposed to a brief session of mindfulness meditation before hearing an opera passage.

Researchers improve medical units to reduce nursing fatigue, cut costs
In hospitals, poor floor design, storage closet clutter and crowded corridors can contribute to nurse and medical staff fatigue.

Why some immigrants get citizenship
A methodologically innovative study of European immigrants suggests that, other qualifications being equal, migrants from certain countries may be roughly 40 percent less likely than others to gain citizenship.

Current evidence does not support selenium for preventing heart disease in well-nourished adults
A systematic review published today in The Cochrane Library finds that in well-nourished adults current evidence does not support selenium for preventing heart disease.

New semiconductor research may extend integrated circuit battery life tenfold
Researchers at Rochester Institute of Technology, international semiconductor consortium SEMATECH and Texas State University have demonstrated that use of new methods and materials for building integrated circuits can reduce power--extending battery life to 10 times longer for mobile applications compared to conventional transistors.

Sam Houston State tests prison education programs
More than 63,000 offenders in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice participated in educational programs offered by the Windham School District during the 2011-2012 fiscal year, which have been found to decrease recidivism rates, increase employment opportunities, and result in higher wages and higher levels of educational achievement among participants, a study at Sam Houston State University found.

Snails signal a humid Mediterranean
An international team of researchers has shown that old wives' tales that snails can tell us about the weather should not be dismissed too hastily.

Research unlocks mystery surrounding the harnessing of fusion energy
The research of a multi-institutional team from the US, Japan, and France, led by Predrag S.

New research shows complexity of global warming
Global warming from greenhouse gases affects rainfall patterns in the world differently than that from solar heating, according to a study in the January 31 issue of Nature by an international team of scientists led by Jian Liu (Chinese Academy of Sciences) and Bin Wang (International Pacific Research Center, University of Hawaii at Manoa).

Risk of unwarranted pregnancies with morning after pill conscience clauses
Conscience clauses, which allow pharmacists to opt out of providing the

Stanford experiment shows that virtual superpowers encourage real-world empathy
Giving test subjects Superman-like flight in a virtual reality simulator makes them more likely to exhibit altruistic behavior in real life, Stanford researchers find.

New target to stop cancer's spread discovered by Georgia State scientists
Disrupting a key interaction between two types of proteins in cells inhibits the spread of cancerous cells, providing researchers with a new pathway toward developing cancer-fighting drugs, according to new findings by Georgia State University scientists.

Pioneering study shows that local volunteers increase early breast cancer detection rates in a low-income rural area
Research conducted in rural Sudan has shown that an inexpensive program of breast cancer screening undertaken by local volunteers results in earlier detection of breast cancer compared to when no screening takes place, allowing improved treatment and management of the disease.

Disease not a factor in Tassie Tiger extinction
Humans alone were responsible for the demise of Australia's iconic extinct native predator, the Tasmanian Tiger or thylacine, a new study led by the University of Adelaide has concluded.

Penn research shows mechanism behind wear at the atomic scale
s surfaces rub against one another, they break down and lose their original shape.

Adding new members to group increases distrust among older members, impacts coordination
Adding a new member to a working group can create distrust between members and hinder group functions, but a new study suggests that the distrust created is between older group members rather than about the newcomers- especially when previous group performance with just the older group members is poor.

Study rebuts hypothesis that comet attacks ended 9,000-year-old Clovis culture
Comet explosions and asteroid impacts could not have ended 9,000-year-old Clovis culture, study contends.

The FEBS-EMBO 2014 Conference
The Federation of European Biochemical Societies (FEBS), EMBO, and the French Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology will hold a joint conference for the life sciences in 2014.

Arunachal contributes in detecting stem cells where dormant TB bacteria hide
The Idu-Mishmi community and Arunachal Pradesh appeared on the world map today for its greatest contribution in studying dormant Mycobacterium in TB that has affected nearly 4 billion people in the world and causing 1.9 million deaths yearly.

Lake Mead aquatic-science research documents substantial improvements in ecosystem
Lake Mead National Recreation Area's water quality is good, the sport fish populations are sufficient, and the lakes provide important habitat for an increasing number of birds.

A new genre of 'intelligent' micro- and nanomotors
Enzymes, workhorse molecules of life that underpin almost every biological process, may have a new role as

UNC scientists unveil a superbug's secret to antibiotic resistance
Many strains of the bacterium Staphyloccocus aureus are already resistant to all antibiotics except vancomycin.

Bright future for society journals: The advantages of advanced open access publishing
Two years ago, the Journal of Hymenoptera Research chose the open access route through the services of Pensoft Journal System.

Chronic hepatitis C: Interferon may be harmful in re-treatment
People with hepatitis C and chronic liver disease who relapsed or failed to respond to initial treatment are unlikely to improve on interferon retreatment.

Outdoor fast food ads could promote obesity, study finds
Study suggests that the more outdoor advertisements promoting fast food and soft drinks there are in a given census tract, the higher the likelihood that the area's residents are overweight.

Vegetarianism can reduce risk of heart disease by up to a third
The risk of hospitalization or death from heart disease is 32 percent lower in vegetarians than people who eat meat and fish, according to a new study from the University of Oxford. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to