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Lack of Sun Does Not Explain Low Vitamin D in Elderly Who Are Overweight

Researchers have found that lack of sun exposure may not account for low levels of vitamin D in elders who are overweight.

Beneficial Effects of Alcohol: Researchers Urge Caution on Recent Results

According a new study of over 3,000 adults aged 70-79, the apparent association between light-to-moderate alcohol consumption and reduced risk of functional decline over time did not hold up after adjustments were made for characteristics related to lifestyle, in particular physical activity, body weight, education, and income.
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New Breath Test Helps Diagnose Gastroparesis

FDA approved a breath test to aid in diagnosis of delayed gastric emptying, also called gastroparesis. The test can be performed in a general...

Study Finds DASH Diet And Reduced Sodium Lowers Blood Pressure For All

The DASH diet plus reduced dietary sodium lowers blood pressure for all persons, according to the first detailed subgroup analysis of the DASH study results.

Obesity…By Choice

The nation’s soaring obesity rate offers evidence that in the animal kingdom, humans are flunking in their nutritional wisdom.
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New Way to Prevent Vision Loss and Diabetic Retinopathy Found

A study suggests a new way to prevent vision loss and diabetic retinopathy with minimal side effects - a discovery which could affect as...

Expert Warns Children May Lead Shorter Lives Than Their Parents Because of Obesity

A new book warns that today's children might be the first generation in modern history to live shorter lives than their parents because of poor diet.

3-Week Study Shows 50-Percent Reversal In Metabolic Syndrome, Type 2 Diabetes

Obese and overweight individuals suffering metabolic syndrome and Type 2 diabetes showed significant health improvements after only three weeks of diet and moderate exercise even though the participants remained overweight.
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Study: Easy Solution to Higher Brain Function, Delay of Dementia

A research team at York University has found that a few simple habits can lead to better cognitive functioning for younger and older adults,...

Study: Risk of Diabetes Substantially Reduced by Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric surgery reduces the long-term risk of developing diabetes by over 80% among people with obesity...
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Breastfeeding Reduces a Woman’s Risk of Metabolic Syndrome, Diabetes

A recent study has shown that women who breastfeed have a lower risk of metabolic syndrome, including conditions such as high blood pressure, diabetes,...

Heart Disease Will Shorten Lives of Today’s Teens

A new study that takes a complete snapshot of adolescent cardiovascular health in the United States reveals a dismal picture of teens who are likely to die of heart disease at a younger age than adults do today.

Common Gene Mutation May Be Raising Your Risk of Heart Attack by 49%

A common gene mutation that regulates cholesterol levels may be raising your risk of heart attack by as much as 49% according to a...

Ginseng Berry Extract Shows Promise For Diabetes, Obesity

An extract from the ginseng berry shows real promise in treating diabetes and obesity, reports a research team from the University of Chicago's Tang Center for Herbal Medicine Research.

Risk of Using Rasilez with Certain Blood Pressure-Lowering Drugs

Researchers have published the first detailed figures showing the risk of using the prescription drug Rasilez in combination with certain other blood pressure-lowering medications.

Bad Cholesterol: Genes Make The Difference

Why does it seem like some people can eat all the ice cream they want without increasing their cholesterol or gaining much weight? Because people's genes play an overriding role.

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