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  • Just One Session of Exercise Can Burn Fat and Improve Metabolic Health

    One out of every three Americans is obese. These individuals are at greater risk for additional diseases, since  obesity leads to other health problems, such as diabetes. Obesity related complications are associated with an abnormal fat metabolism...

    • Posted April 5, 2014
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  • Sleep Apnea and Structural Deficits in Gray Matter

    Patients with obstructive sleep apnea may blame their daytime difficulties on simple sleepiness, but new research suggests that their brains may be to blame. Specifically, their cognitive challenges may be caused by structural deficits in gray matter,...

    • Posted November 12, 2010
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    Yoga: The Super Exercise

    Find out why yoga reduces anxiety and improves your mood better than other forms of exercise.

    • Posted November 11, 2010
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  • Process Leading To Type 1 Diabetes Preventable With Dietary Intervention

    A study confirms the hypothesis that infant feeding plays a role in the initiation of the disease process leading to type 1 diabetes in children carrying increased genetic disease risk. The study population comprised 230 newborn infants...

    • Posted November 11, 2010
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  • Resistance Exercise Has Specific and Important Heart Benefits

    According to a study, resistance exercise (such as lifting weights) produces a different pattern of blood vessel responses than aerobic exercise, suggesting that it may have specific and important benefits for cardiovascular health. “Resistance exercise may offer...

    • Posted November 10, 2010
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  • Depression Associated With Disturbance in Body’s 24-Hour Clock

    Depression appears to be associated with a molecular-level disturbance in the body’s 24-hour clock, new research suggests. Scientists examined genes that regulate circadian rhythm in people with and without a history of depression. As a group, those...

    • Posted November 10, 2010
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  • Why Chocolate Protects Against Heart Disease

    Numerous studies have shown that cocoa has a protective effect against cardiovascular diseases. The reason for this has now been uncovered by researchers at Linköping University in Sweden. When a group of volunteers devoured a good-sized piece...

    • Posted November 10, 2010
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  • Researchers Identify New Breast Cancer Risk Factor

    The risk factor involves a modification (DNA methylation) to the BRCA1 gene. BRCA1 is known for its involvement in breast and ovarian cancer. Women with mutations in this gene, which inactivates its function, are predisposed to these...

    • Posted November 10, 2010
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  • Music Therapy Potentially Effective Depression Treatment Alternative

    A Swedish study that appears in the current issue of Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics applies music therapy to the treatment of depression. Evidence suggests that music therapy should be further explored as a possible treatment for depression. Music...

    • Posted November 10, 2010
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  • Link Found Between Adrenal Gland Hormone and Brain in Hypertension

    A hormone already responsible for increasing blood pressure by prompting the kidneys to retain salt appears to moonlight as a major stimulator of the brain centers that control the vascular system and blood pressure. Researchers studied patients...

    • Posted November 10, 2010
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