- Juice Not The Reason For Child Obesity, CDC Says.
No snowflake in an avalanche takes the blame. Using the same database that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) uses to confirm the rise in obesity rates, researchers have concluded that 100 percent juice is not associated with young childr ...
Article - News Staff - May 8 2007 - 4:30pm
- Majority Of Herb Users Don't Consider Scientific Evidence
Sales of herbal dietary supplements have skyrocketed by 100 percent in the United States during the last 10 years, but most people don’t consider evidence-based indications before using them, according to a University of Iowa study. Two-thirds of people wh ...
Article - News Staff - May 9 2007 - 1:12pm
- Study Confirms Health Benefits Of Whole Grains
A diet high in whole grain foods is associated with a significantly lower risk of developing cardiovascular disease, including heart disease and stroke, according to an analysis conducted by researchers at Wake Forest University School of Medicine. "C ...
Article - News Staff - May 10 2007 - 12:46am
- Spreading Viruses As We Breathe
Keeping at arm's length won't protect you from catching an infectious disease, according to new research by Queensland University of Technology which reveals airborne viruses can spread far and wide. Professor Lidia Morawska, director of QUT' ...
Article - News Staff - May 15 2007 - 9:08am
- Study Says Nutrition And Heredity Are Genetically Linked
A challenging goal in biology is to understand how the principal cellular functions are integrated so that cells achieve viability and optimal fitness under a wide range of nutritional conditions. Scientists from the French research centers INRA and CNRS s ...
Article - News Staff - May 16 2007 - 10:36am
- Peanut Allergies Overstated, Study Finds
Despite hundreds of families being told their children have peanut allergies every year, many of the children may be able to eat peanuts safely, a study by researchers at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) and Sydney Children's Hospital has foun ...
Article - News Staff - May 16 2007 - 11:05am
- Understanding Diabetes- How Insulin-producing Cells Develop
A key aspect of how embryos create the cells which secrete insulin is revealed in a new study published tomorrow (18 May) in the Journal of Biological Chemistry. The researchers hope that their findings will enable the development of new therapies for diab ...
Article - News Staff - May 17 2007 - 12:28pm
- North American Study Details Demographic, Ecological And Genetic Spread Of Rabies
Analyzing 30 years of data detailing a large rabies virus outbreak among North American raccoons, researchers at Emory University have revealed how initial demographic, ecological and genetic processes simultaneously shaped the virus's geographic spre ...
Article - News Staff - May 18 2007 - 1:49pm
- Sleep Apnea Increases Risk Of Heart Attack By 30 Percent
The nighttime breathing disorder known as obstructive sleep apnea increases a person’s risk of having a heart attack or dying by 30% over a period of four to five years, according to a new study. The more severe the sleep apnea at the beginning of the stud ...
Article - News Staff - May 21 2007 - 12:38am
- Eating Apples And Fish During Pregnancy May Protect Against Childhood Asthma And Allergies
Women who eat apples and fish during pregnancy may reduce the risk of their children developing asthma or allergic disease, suggests a new study presented at the American Thoracic Society 2007 International Conference, on Sunday, May 20. The SEATON study, ...
Article - News Staff - May 21 2007 - 12:43am