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Study says that fish oils curb diseases


March 28th, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Researchers announced on Friday that fish oil or omega-3 oil could potentially protect against diabetes and heart diseases.Researchers from Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and Center ... Read more...

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The mere sight, smell of food hikes dopamine levels in binge eaters


March 1st, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 1 (ANI): A new brain imaging study has revealed that just the mere sight or smell of food elevates dopamine - a brain chemical linked to reward and motivation - ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Lifestyle intervention can do wonders for obese people


October 27th, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 27 (ANI): Two new studies have suggested that lifestyle interventions such as physical activity and structured weight loss programs can lead to significant weight loss in obese people.In a one-year ... Read more...

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Clinical trials show effective weight loss strategies for obese


October 10th, 2010 - 4:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 10 (ANI): A new study has suggested that lifestyle interventions, including physical activity and structured weight loss programs can result in significant weight loss.In a one-year intensive lifestyle intervention study ... Read more...

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Not all obese people are at risk of heart disease


June 20th, 2010 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 20 (IANS) A small percentage of the obese population do not have metabolic risk factors for diabetes and heart disease such as high blood pressure and cholesterol, says a study. "Some ... Read more...

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Weight loss diets reverse arterial clogging


March 3rd, 2010 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 3 (ANI): Healthy, long-term weight loss diets can significantly reverse carotid (main brain artery) atherosclerosis, a direct risk factor for strokes and heart attacks, a new study has found.The two-year ... Read more...

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Low-carb, low-fat and Mediterranean diets ‘reverse atherosclerosis in fat people’


March 2nd, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 2 (ANI): A low-carbohydrate diet, a low-fat diet and the Mediterranean diet have been found effective in helping obese people to reverse carotid atherosclerosis, researchers have reported.The study has been ... Read more...

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Obesity linked to depression and vice versa


March 2nd, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 2 (ANI): Obesity appears to be linked to a raised risk of depression, and depression also appears to be linked to a raised risk of developing obesity, says a research.The ... Read more...

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Fatty deposits ‘can harm heart function’


November 14th, 2009 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 14 (ANI): Fat accumulation in different body locations, such as around the heart and the aorta and within the liver, could lead to certain decreased heart functions, say researchers from ... Read more...

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Boffins find potential treatment to prevent obesity, diabetes


October 18th, 2008 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 18 (ANI): A new study from University of Granada suggests that interleukin-6, a molecule found to be high in obese people and diabetics, can act as potential treatment for ... Read more...

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