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March 22, 2019

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March 22, 2019

New Evidence Links Lifespan Extension to Metabolic Regulation of Immune System

Mar. 21, 2019 — Researchers have uncovered a new mechanism of lifespan extension that links caloric restriction with immune system ... read more

Is Anxiety in Childhood and Adolescence Linked to Later Alcohol Use Disorders?

Mar. 20, 2019 — Investigators found some evidence for a positive association between anxiety during childhood and adolescence with later alcohol use ... read more

Go for a Run or Eat Chocolate: A Choice Dictated by the Cannabinoid Receptors

Mar. 19, 2019 — A study reveals that the cannabinoid type 1 (CB1) receptors play an essential role in the choice between running and eating chocolatey ... read more

Expectant Mothers Can Prevent Fetal Brain Problems Caused by the Flu, Study Shows

Mar. 14, 2019 — Choline, an essential B vitamin nutrient, can prevent fetal brain developmental problems that often occur after prenatal maternal infections such as colds and influenza (flu), according to a new ... read more

Mar. 14, 2019 — Green tea cut obesity and a number of inflammatory biomarkers linked with poor health in a new ... read more

Free Fatty Acids Appear to Rewire Cells to Promote Obesity-Related Breast Cancer

Mar. 13, 2019 — Free fatty acids in the blood are linked with higher rates of estrogen-receptor positive breast cancer in obese postmenopausal women, according to a new ... read more

Mar. 13, 2019 — Using roundworms, one of Earth's simplest animals, bioscientists have found the first direct link between a diet containing too little vitamin B12 and an increased risk of infection by two ... read more

Mar. 12, 2019 — Neuroscientists have found a pathway in the brain where taste and pain intersect in a new study that originally was designed to look at the intersection of taste and food temperature. This study was ... read more

Adolescents Are More Likely Than Adults to Use Fruit And Candy-Flavored E-Cigarettes, Study Finds

Mar. 12, 2019 — As the FDA looks for more information on e-cigarettes and e-juice flavors, a new study shows that adolescents and young adults cite appealing flavors as a main reason for using e-cigarettes, that ... read more

Moderate Alcohol Consumption Linked With High Blood Pressure

Mar. 7, 2019 — A study of more than 17,000 US adults shows that moderate alcohol consumption -- seven to 13 drinks per week -- substantially raises one's risk of high blood pressure, or hypertension, according ... read more

Eating Healthy on a Limited Budget Is Possible, Researchers Find

Mar. 6, 2019 — A new study found that with menu planning and access to stores selling items in bulk, the average daily cost for serving healthy meals to a family of four was $25 in 2010 dollars. This cost was ... read more

Mediterranean Diet Boosts Endurance Exercise Within Days, Study Finds

Mar. 6, 2019 — Researchers have found that eating a Mediterranean diet can improve athletes' endurance exercise performance after just four ... read more

Scientists Identify Genetic Factors That May Cause Some People to Become Obese

Mar. 6, 2019 — New research on leptin, a hormone that regulates appetite, reveals a previously unknown mechanism that may be responsible for at least 10 percent of obesity cases. The findings could help identify ... read more

Bedtime Protein for Bigger Gains? Here's the Scoop

Mar. 6, 2019 — Overnight sleep provides a unique nutritional window for boosting the muscle response to resistance training -- without increasing body ... read more

Want a Healthy Heart? Turn Off the TV and Eat a Good Breakfast

Mar. 6, 2019 — The small lifestyle choices we make each day add up when it comes to heart health. In a new two-pronged study, people who spent less time watching TV and regularly ate an energy-rich breakfast showed ... read more

Low-Carb Diet Tied to Common Heart Rhythm Disorder

Mar. 6, 2019 — Low-carb diets are all the rage, but can cutting carbohydrates spell trouble for your heart? People getting a low proportion of their daily calories from carbohydrates such as grains, fruits and ... read more

Fasting-Mimicking Diet Holds Promise for Treating People With Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Mar. 6, 2019 — Fasting-mimicking diet holds promise for treating people with inflammatory bowel disease, a new study finds. A clinical trial shows reduction of inflammation in humans and in mice, the diet appears ... read more

Daily Intake of Nutritional Supplements Cannot Prevent Depression

Mar. 6, 2019 — The largest randomized clinical trial to study the effects of nutritional strategies on the prevention of major depressive disorder concludes that daily intake of nutritional supplements cannot ... read more

Soda, Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Linked to More Severe Symptoms for People With Multiple Sclerosis

Mar. 5, 2019 — For people with multiple sclerosis (MS), drinking around 290 calories per day of soda or other sugar-sweetened beverages, or the equivalent of about two cans of non-diet soda, may be tied to more ... read more

Cocoa May Help Curb Fatigue Typically Associated With Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

Mar. 4, 2019 — Cocoa may help curb the fatigue that is typically associated with multiple sclerosis (MS), suggest the results of a small feasibility ... read more

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