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Air Pollution => Obesity

Overweight? Try using a hepa filter, because polluted air makes you fat. Apparently the inflammation triggered by fine particulates causes…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

0 Dec 21, 2015

Blood proteins signal healthy aging

Protein profiling reveals consequences of lifestyle choices on predicted biological aging Blood plasma protein abundances indicate healthy…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

0 Dec 5, 2015

Want to die sooner - watch lots of TV

Watching TV for more than an hour a day shortens your life. Prolonged TV viewing linked to eight leading causes of death in US Causes of De…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

2 Oct 29, 2015
Reply by Joan Denoo

Falls often caused by infection

Tripped up by a bug: Infection may cause falls, especially in older people, study suggests When a fall happens, there's a high possibility…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

0 Oct 12, 2015

Prescription prevents HIV spread

Insurer Says Clients on Daily Pill Have Stayed H.I.V.-Free Partners of HIV positive spouses and sex workers rejoice! Truvada seems effectiv…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

0 Sep 3, 2015

Mild hypertension + coffee = heart attack risk

Coffee linked with increased cardiovascular risk in young adults with mild hypertension If you have mild hypertension, it's a good idea to…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

1 Aug 30, 2015
Reply by Gerald Payne

Fish oil diet promotes lean-enhancing gut bacteria

Fish oil-diet benefits may be mediated by gut microbes ... saturated lipids in lard affect gut microbial composition to promote obesity and…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

1 Aug 30, 2015
Reply by Randall Smith

My digital scales were lying to me!

I'm still on the Atkins diet, and have lost 31 pounds of fat in 70 days.  I’m halfway to my goal! I weigh myself every morning, and try to…

Started by Idaho Spud

11 Aug 21, 2015
Reply by Idaho Spud

A caution about Omega-3 enhanced products

Big Food Wants You to Believe These 7 Products Are Healthy  ... food corporations jumped on the bandwagon and began adding omega-3s to thei…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

2 Aug 3, 2015
Reply by Randall Smith

Probiotics in dairy work

New research indicates that probiotics in a dairy medium work against gut inflammation, while dairy alone or probiotic supplements alone do…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

0 Jul 19, 2015

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