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The Keto diet—is eating more fat the key to weight loss?

Models, athletes and celebrities swear by the ketogenic “keto” diet to help shed those unwanted pounds.The post The Keto diet—is eating more fat the …

Weight Loss

The super-earth that came home for dinner

It might be lingering bashfully on the icy outer edges of our solar system, hiding in the dark, but subtly pulling strings behind the scenes: …

Astronomy

Top 10 most unnecessary medical treatments

A recent literature study on medical care in the US has put forward ten diagnostic procedures and treatments that were overused in 2016, with the …

Medicine

For women, caffeine could be ally in warding off dementia

Among a group of older women, self-reported caffeine consumption of more than 261 mg per day was associated with a 36 percent reduction in the risk …

Dementia

How cholesterols make heart attacks happen early

Men under 45 years old and women under 50 years old who suffer a heart attack are far more likely to have abnormally low good cholesterol than …

Diabetes

Why one pain specialist hasn’t prescribed an opioid in 10 years?

Opioids don’t work for most people with chronic pain.The post Why one pain specialist hasn’t prescribed an opioid in 10 years? appeared first on …

Pain

Help at hand for people watching their weight

Researchers from the University of Sydney have developed a portable and easy-to-use method to help people estimate portion size using only their …

Incorporated

Why heart attacks can happen to anyone

Heart disease is the No. 1 cause of death in the United States, killing nearly 610,000 people every year.The post Why heart attacks can happen to …

Diabetes

Quality of life after breast reconstruction

After a mastectomy, women who underwent autologous breast reconstruction, reported greater psychosocial and sexual well-being than those who chose …

Cancer

Earth’s first example of recycling — its own crust!

Rock samples from northeastern Canada retain chemical signals that help explain what Earth’s crust was like more than 4 billion years ago, reveals …

Geology

Type 1 diabetes linked to gut inflammation, bacteria changes

People with Type 1 diabetes exhibit inflammation in the digestive tract and gut bacteria.The post Type 1 diabetes linked to gut inflammation, …

Diabetes

Why obese people should drink more water?

Researchers are learning whether a simple part of our diets might be linked to a healthier weight — and it has nothing to do with carbs, fat or …

Weight Loss

Walnuts may promote health by changing gut bacteria

Research led by Lauri Byerley, PhD, RD, Research Associate Professor of Physiology at LSU Health New Orleans School of Medicine, has found that …

Microbiome

To protect your heart, solve your sleep problems now

Sleep problems including sleeping too little or too long, may be linked to a variety of factors that may raise the risk for cardiovascular diseases, …

Sleep

Lifestyle change reduces heart disease risk in type 2 diabetes

For people with type 2 diabetes, weight loss and lifestyle change are highly recommended to manage the disease.The post Lifestyle change reduces …

Diabetes

Breast tumors evolve in response to hormone therapy

Many breast tumors grow in response to female hormones, especially estrogen.The post Breast tumors evolve in response to hormone therapy appeared …

Cancer

5 signs you could be at risk for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)

Sleep behaviors such as snoring are not only a nuisance, but also can be a bellwether for a serious condition: obstructive sleep apnea (OSA).The post …

Sleep

Weight loss can lower the protein related to tumor growth

Obese people have an increased risk for cancer, but underlying mechanisms are poorly understood.The post Weight loss can lower the protein related to …

Weight Loss

7 common foods that can help you lose belly fat

Being overweight or obese can seriously harm your health.The post 7 common foods that can help you lose belly fat appeared first on Knowridge Science …

Nutrition

What really killed the dinosaurs?

<i>Before an asteroid wiped out the dinosaurs, Earth experienced a short burst of intense volcanism</i>Sixty-six million years ago, an asteroid more than …

Geology

Olive oil, nuts make good cholesterol even better

Increasing the amount of olive oil or nuts in your diet may make your good cholesterol do its job better, says Dr.The post Olive oil, nuts make good …

Healthy Eating

Lowering high blood pressure intensively could protect the heart

A new study by researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center has shown that aggressive lowering of blood pressure in people with hypertension …

Diabetes

5 things a plastic surgeon wants you to know about breast reconstruction

Women undergoing a mastectomy for breast cancer already have a lot to manage in regard to treatment and recovery.The post 5 things a plastic surgeon …

Cancer

5 behaviors to help prevent cancer

It’s estimated that human behavior causes 50 to 75 percent of cancer deaths in the United States.The post 5 behaviors to help prevent cancer appeared …

Sunscreen

How to reduce the risk for sunburn and skin cancer

Sun safety is always in season, and it’s important to protect your skin from sun damage throughout the year, no matter the weather.The post How to …

Skin Care

Signs of life on Mars? Look for the element vanadium

The search for biology on neighbor planet Mars won’t play out like a Hollywood movie starring little green men.The post Signs of life on Mars? Look …

Chemistry

Amino acids in diet could be key to starving cancer

Cutting out certain amino acids — the building blocks of proteins — from the diet of mice slows tumor growth and prolongs survival, according to new …

Cancer

Gene associated with binge eating discovered

Researchers have identified a gene (<i>CYFIP2)</i> associated with binge eating.The post Gene associated with binge eating discovered appeared first on …

Binge Eating

Yoga can help reduce symptoms of depression

People who suffer from depression should participate in yoga and deep (coherent) breathing classes at least twice weekly plus practice at home to …

Depression

Super-Earth exoplanet 55 Cancri e likely has atmosphere

Twice as big as Earth, the super-Earth 55 Cancri e was thought to have lava flows on its surface.<p>The planet is so close to its star, the same side of …

Exoplanets