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Study finds link between hypertension and air pollution
A new study soon to appear in the Faculty of Public Health's Journal of Public Health, published by Oxford University Press, suggests that air pollution and living in apartment buildings may be associated with an increased risk for dangerous conditions like heart disease, stroke, and type 2 diabetes. (2019-06-25)
Metabolomic profiling of antibody response to periodontal pathogens
At the 97th General Session & Exhibition of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR), held in conjunction with the 48th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Dental Research (AADR) and the 43rd Annual Meeting of the Canadian Association for Dental Research (CADR), Jaakko Leskela, University of Helsinki, Finland, gave an oral presentation on 'Metabolomic Profiling of Antibody Response to Periodontal Pathogens.' (2019-06-22)
Low-carb diet may reduce diabetes risk independent of weight loss
A low-carb diet may have benefits for people at risk of developing type 2 diabetes even if they don't lose any weight, a new study suggests. (2019-06-20)
New research provides medical proof vacation is good for your heart
New Research from Syracuse University professors Bryce Hruska and Brooks Gump published Wednesday in Psychology and Health shows that using, instead of losing, your vacation time can be beneficial to your heart health. (2019-06-20)
Epilepsy and sudden death linked to bad gene
In sudden death in epilepsy, people stop breathing for no apparent reason and die. (2019-06-20)
Marine microbiology -- Successful extremists
In nutrient-poor deep-sea sediments, microbes belonging to the Archaea have outcompeted bacterial microorganisms for millions of years. (2019-06-19)
Researchers identify compounds that starve melanoma cancer cells of energy
Researchers have found a possible counterpunch to the drug resistance of melanoma, the most dangerous form of skin cancer. (2019-06-18)
Survivors of breast cancer face increased risk of heart disease
Thanks to advanced medical treatments, women diagnosed with breast cancer today will likely survive the disease. (2019-06-18)
Schizophrenia: Adolescence is the game-changer
Schizophrenia may be related to the deletion syndrome. However, not everyone who has the syndrome necessarily develops psychotic symptoms. (2019-06-17)
Breakthrough in understanding how human eyes process 3D motion
Scientists at the University of York have revealed that there are two separate 'pathways' for seeing 3D motion in the human brain, which allow people to perform a wide range of tasks such as catching a ball or avoiding moving objects. (2019-06-17)
Indigestion remedy slows kidney function decline and improves survival in late-stage CKD
As chronic kidney disease (CKD) progresses, the kidneys become less able to maintain a healthy balance of acids in the body. (2019-06-14)
Overweight men are inhibiting childbirth
About 15% of couples in fertile age have experienced fertility problems. (2019-06-14)
Exercise may have different effects in the morning and evening
Researchers from the University of Copenhagen have learned that the effect of exercise may differ depending on the time of day it is performed. (2019-06-13)
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A personalized active lifestyle program for employees with metabolic syndrome (who are at high risk of heart disease, stroke, and type 2 diabetes) that uses wearable activity trackers, a smartphone app, and face-to-face sessions with exercise coaches, can reduce disease severity in both men and women in various occupations, according to a randomized trial of over 300 workers published in The Lancet Public Health journal. (2019-06-13)
Vitamin D and estradiol help guard against heart disease, stroke, and diabetes
Vitamin D and estrogen have already shown well-documented results in improving bone health in women. (2019-06-12)
Promising treatment option for Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
A study, published today in PNAS, has found a potential treatment for patients with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS). (2019-06-11)
Gender affects the correlation between depression and weight in children and adolescents
The results of a large community-based study have shown that the probability of major depressive disorder in children and adolescents with high, low, or normal body mass index differs according to gender. (2019-06-11)
Does obesity increase risk of being a bullying victim, perpetrator, or both?
A new study has shown that obese adolescents are not only significantly more likely to experience bullying, but they are also more likely to be both victims and perpetrators of bullying compared to their healthy weight peers. (2019-06-10)
Unique case of cannabis hyperemesis syndrome in palliative care
The medical use of cannabis is growing. Medical marijuana may improve symptoms including pain and anorexia. (2019-06-10)
Behavioural correlations of the domestication syndrome are decoupled in modern dog breeds
A new study published in Nature Communications by a team of researchers from Stockholm University used behavioural data from more than 76,000 dogs, to test the hypothesis that key behaviours in the domestication syndrome are correlated. (2019-06-07)
High levels of rare gut bacteria may be linked to restless legs syndrome
Small intestine bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) may be more prevalent among patients with restless legs syndrome (RLS), according to preliminary findings from a small, new study. (2019-06-07)
Maternal blood test is effective for Down syndrome screening in twin pregnancies
Cell-free DNA (cfDNA) testing, which involves analyzing fetal DNA in a maternal blood sample, is a noninvasive and highly accurate test for Down syndrome in singleton pregnancies, but its effectiveness in twin pregnancies has been unclear. (2019-06-05)
Study links irregular sleep patterns to metabolic disorders
A new study has found that not sticking to a regular bedtime and wake up schedule -- and getting different amounts of sleep each night -- can put a person at higher risk for obesity, high cholesterol, hypertension, high blood sugar and other metabolic disorders. (2019-06-05)
All human endurance activities share a common metabolic ceiling
In one of the first attempts to quantify the limits of human energy expenditure over time, researchers using data on athletes who competed in global endurance events report that human energy expenditure could not be sustained above 2.5 times the rate of metabolism at rest. (2019-06-05)
Is there a limit to human endurance? Science says yes
From the Ironman to the Tour de France, some competitions test even the toughest endurance athletes. (2019-06-05)
How chronic inflammation may drive down dopamine and motivation
A new computational method will allow scientists to measure the effects of chronic inflammation on energy availability and effort-based decision-making. (2019-06-04)
Newfound autoimmune syndrome causes muscle pain, weakness
A previously unknown autoimmune muscle disease involving sudden onset of debilitating muscle pain and weakness has been identified by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. (2019-06-03)
How the enzyme lipoxygenase drives heart failure after heart attacks
Heart failure after a heart attack is a global epidemic leading to heart failure pathology. (2019-05-31)
Eating blueberries every day improves heart health
Eating a cup of blueberries a day reduces risk factors for cardiovascular disease -- according to a new study. (2019-05-30)
CNIO researchers discover a new way to protect against high-dose radiation damage
Intensive radiotherapy can be toxic in 60% of patients with tumors located in the gastrointestinal cavity. (2019-05-30)
Cancer-fighting combination targets glioblastoma
An international team of researchers combined a calorie-restricted diet high in fat and low in carbohydrates with a tumor-inhibiting antibiotic and found the combination destroys cancer stem cells and mesenchymal cells, the two major cells found in glioblastoma, a fast-moving brain cancer that resists traditional treatment protocols. (2019-05-30)
Early statin treatment may help children with Fragile X
Children with an inherited form of intellectual disability and autism could be helped by a medicine commonly used to lower cholesterol, if used early in life, research from the University of Edinburgh suggests. (2019-05-29)
Targeting key gene could help lead to down syndrome treatment
Targeting a key gene before birth could someday help lead to a treatment for Down syndrome by reversing abnormal embryonic brain development and improving cognitive function after birth, according to a Rutgers-led study. (2019-05-23)
Researchers investigate hormonal links between diet and obesity
Scientists have found another hint that time of day may play a role in how the body burns fuel, with implications for weight gain and heart health. (2019-05-23)
Researchers identify genetic switch that controls conversion of bad to good fat
Researchers at University of Utah Health have identified a way to control the production of white fat using TLE3, a genetic switch that stops the conversion of white fat into beige fat. (2019-05-22)
The insulin under the influence of light
By understanding how the brain links the effects of insulin to light, researchers (UNIGE) are deciphering how insulin sensitivity fluctuates according to circadian cycles. (2019-05-21)
Dawn-to-sunset fasting suggests potential new treatment for obesity-related conditions
Fasting from dawn to sunset for 30 days increased levels of proteins that play a crucial role in improving insulin resistance and protecting against the risks from a high-fat, high-sugar diet, according to research presented at Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) 2019. (2019-05-21)
Withering away: How viral infection leads to cachexia
Many patients with chronic illnesses such as AIDS, cancer, autoimmune diseases, suffer from an additional disease called cachexia. (2019-05-20)
Shedding light on cancer metabolism in real-time with bioluminescence
Cancerous tumors can be made to bioluminesce, like fireflies, according to the level of their glucose uptake, giving rise to a technique for quantifying metabolite absorption. (2019-05-20)
Mutation makes bulldogs and Norwich terriers more susceptible to breathing problems
The discovery of a new mutation associated with breathing difficulties in popular dog breeds suggests that shortened skulls causing flat faces is not the only factor that contributes to the condition, but that swelling around the airways from edema may also play a role. (2019-05-16)
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