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Hormone to predict premature death


September 13th, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 13 (IANS) High levels of a specific hormone in a patient of kidney ailment can tell who will develop heart problems, require dialysis or die prematurely."This discovery allows ... Read more...

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Short-term, high-fat diet ‘may cut heart attack damage’


April 14th, 2011 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 14 (ANI): Short-term, high-fat "splurges" within one's diet could reduce the amount of damage done when a heart attack occurs, according to a new study.Researchers at the University of Cincinnati ... Read more...

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Social isolation, stress-induced obesity ‘ups breast cancer risk’


April 5th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 05 (ANI): Researchers at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center have found that stress from social isolation, combined with a high-fat diet, increases levels of a brain neurotransmitter - neuropeptide Y, ... Read more...

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Taking antioxidants during pregnancy ‘prevents obesity in kids’


March 15th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 15 (ANI): Women who take antioxidants before and during their pregnancies may be protecting their offspring against obesity and diabetes, according to a new study on animals.Noting that a high-fat, ... Read more...

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Western diet linked to increased risk of breast cancer


January 7th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 7 (ANI): Scientists have discovered that elevated fat and cholesterol levels found in a typical American-style diet play an important role in the growth and spread of breast cancer.Researchers at ... Read more...

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Western diet ‘ups prostate cancer risk’


December 2nd, 2010 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 2 (ANI): A new study has revealed that elevated fat and cholesterol levels found in a typical American-style diet plays an important role in the growth and spread of prostate ... Read more...

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Why fatty diets during pregnancy make kids obese


November 23rd, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 23 (ANI): A new research has indicated that what your mother ate when she was pregnant may make you obese or overweight by altering the function of genes (epigenetic changes) ... Read more...

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Diet-induced obesity speeds up leukaemia


September 8th, 2010 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 8 (ANI): Obesity caused due to fatty diet can directly speed up the progression of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), according to a study at The Saban Research Institute of Childrens ... Read more...

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Eating a handful of pecans daily may protect brain


June 10th, 2010 - 12:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 10 (ANI): A new animal study has suggested that eating about a handful of pecans each day can protect the nervous system.The study, conducted at the Center for Cellular ... Read more...

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Flaxseed-rich diet decreases severity of ovarian cancer in chickens


May 5th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 5 (ANI): After spending five years researching on ovarian cancer in chicken models, University of Illinois scientists have discovered that a diet enriched with flaxseed decreases severity of the deadly ... Read more...

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Why an apple a day keeps the doctor away


January 20th, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 20 (ANI): 'Friendly' bacteria in the gut simply adore the humble apple, finds a new study on rats.Published in the open access journal BMC Microbiology, the latest research contributes to ... Read more...

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High fat diet ‘ups inflammation in the colon’: Mouse study


January 3rd, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 3 (ANI): Studies have previously established a link between colorectal cancer and a diet high in fat and low in fiber, vitamin D and calcium. Now, in a new research, ... Read more...

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Eat pistachios to cut down cancer risk (Lead)


December 9th, 2009 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 9 (IANS) Eating pistachios daily can cut down the risk of lung and other cancers, according to a new study. These nuts are known to produce a cholesterol-lowering effect and ... Read more...

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Nuts can help you cut down lung cancer risk


December 9th, 2009 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 9 (IANS) Munching on pistachios daily can cut down the risk of lung and other cancers, according to a new study. These nuts are known to produce a cholesterol-lowering effect ... Read more...

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Eating lots of fructose impairs memory


August 1st, 2009 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 1 (IANS) Diets high in fructose, a type of sugar found in most processed foods and beverages, impairs memory, according to a new study. Amy Ross, graduate student in the lab ... Read more...

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Eating high levels of fructose may impair memory


July 17th, 2009 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 17 (ANI): Diets high in fructose - a type of sugar found in most processed foods and beverages - could impair spatial memory, says a study on adult rats.To reach ... Read more...

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Moderately reduced carbohydrate diet ‘increases sense of fullness’


June 11th, 2009 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 11 (ANI): Moderately reducing carbohydrates intake, without calorie restriction and weight loss, can help increase a sense of fullness, a preliminary study found.The study has been presented at The ... Read more...

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Plant-based, low-carb diet may help lose weight, improve cholesterol levels


June 9th, 2009 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 9 (ANI): A diet low in calories and carbohydrates but high in plant-based proteins may promote weight loss and improve cholesterol levels, according to study.In the study, researchers found that ... Read more...

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Walnuts can help keep breast cancer at bay


April 22nd, 2009 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 22 (ANI): Walnuts contain compounds that reduce the risk of breast cancer, claims a new study.Elaine Hardman, Ph.D., associate professor of medicine at Marshall University School of Medicine, said that ... Read more...

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Omega 3 fatty acids protect against obesity related liver problems


February 13th, 2009 - 11:03 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 13 (ANI): Diets rich in omega-3 fatty acids protect the liver from damage caused by obesity and the insulin resistance it provokes, according to a new study.The findings ... Read more...

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Early childhood diet linked to adult weight gain


January 15th, 2009 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 15 (ANI): An adult''s propensity to pack on the pounds is directly linked to early childhood diet, according to a new study by University of Calgary."My research has shown ... Read more...

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Dehydrated tomatoes an antidote to prostate cancer: study


May 29th, 2008 - 12:46 pm ICT by admin
New York, May 29 (IANS) The dehydrated version of the ubiquitous tomato could be the key to unlock its prostate cancer fighting potential, according to a study. The greatest protective effect apparently ... Read more...

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How to keep off the lost pounds


April 30th, 2008 - 3:51 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 30 (ANI): Losing weight is one thing and maintaining is another. Most of us might have heroically shed those extra pounds but when it came to keeping it off, ... Read more...

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Lost weight? Now stop putting it back


April 29th, 2008 - 10:59 am ICT by admin
DPA Washington, April 29 (IANS) It may be quite a struggle, but most of us do manage to lose weight - but keeping it off is another matter. So now an ongoing study ... Read more...

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Obesity triggers, restricted-calorie diet inhibits skin cancer


April 15th, 2008 - 1:26 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Apr 15 (ANI): Researchers at The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, have found a link between dietary balance and common cancer pathways and say that a ... Read more...

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In utero folic acid supplementation may protect offspring from colorectal cancer


April 14th, 2008 - 4:18 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Apr 14 (ANI): A new study by researchers at University of Toronto , has discovered that in utero or prenatal supplementation of folic acid may protect offspring from developing ... Read more...

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