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STOP feeding low fat diets to your children under 2

This paper describes a negative correlation of fat intake in children at 10 months and two years of age with body weight, body fat, and serum leptin at age 20. The practice of giving children a low fat diet, particularly those under the age of two, is postulated by the authors to produce epigenetic changes…

Snoring ‘cured by singing exercise’

People who share a bed with a particularly loud snorer may finally be able to enjoy a good night’s sleep. According to Medical Xpress, researchers have discovered a potential treatment for those suffering from the disruptive condition: singing. In a study published in the International Journal of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, researchers studied 60…

New drug mimics the beneficial effects of exercise

An exercise pill? Exercise be damned now there is a pill for that! Researchers are developing a new drug that may bring some of the beneficial effects of exercise. A recent study involving mice showed that the drug candidate, dubbed SR9009, significantly increases endurance and the body’s metabolic rate — by 5 percent. The study, conducted at the…

Young beer-drinkers binge-drink more frequently

In the immortal words of Homer Simpson “DOOHPH” Really young beer drinkers binge-drink more frequently. Did we really fund a study for this? Binge drinking is definitely an issue; Wisconsin has the highest binge drinking rate (25.6%) in the nation. Binge drinking is defined as five or more drinks per occasion for men and four…

If you were a preemie, take heed for your heart

Adults who were premature babies may be at higher risk for heart problems, a small new study suggests. Being born prematurely might be associated with important changes in how the heart forms and works during adulthood, the study authors said. Researchers tracked 102 premature babies from birth into their 20s, and compared them to 132 people born…

Toxin Found in Most U.S. Rice Causes Genetic Damage

There are several issues with the gross amount of consumption of rice throughout the world the latest of which is the high amounts of arsenic. Dartmouth researchers to contain dangerously high amounts of arsenic, has now been directly linked to arsenic-induced genetic damage, blogger Deborah Blum reports inDiscover Magazine. Although the new research, reported last week in Scientific…

A Fridge, Car Windows and iChastity Belts

The Internet of Things is rapidly expanding. I the past week I have seen a internet connect sprinkler system, a connected train set and craziest is an internet connected diaper pad to potty train your autistic kid. One of my favorite examples is the toilet developed by MIT that determines the health of the user…

Tylenol helps teenage angst

Rejection uses the same pathway in the brain as physical pain. Tylanol can help reduce that emotional pain. fMRI studies show that the same areas of the brain become activated when we experience rejection as when we experience physical pain. This is why rejection hurts so much (neurologically speaking) To test the hypothesis that rejection mimics…

Novel drug shuts down master protein key to lymphoma

Researchers have discovered how an experimental drug is capable of completely eradicating human lymphoma in mice after just five doses. The study, led by researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College, sets the stage for testing the drug in clinical trials of diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL), the most common subtype of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, itself the…

New lab a boon for coastal folk – The New Indian Express

A new lab in a coastal community normally should not make national news but what is important about this lab is what is driving the expansion of available services is Rashtriya Swathya Bima Yojana (RSBY). Going into its 6th year it is spawning entire new investment in health service both from the public and private…

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