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Penn Study Questions Presence in Blood of Heart-Healthy Molecules from Fish Oil Supplements

A new study questions the relevance of fish oil-derived substances and their purported anti-inflammatory effects in humans.

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@ GUMedCenter Cardiologist Warns, High-Salt Diet Possible Even if You Don’t Touch a #Salt Shaker. #Highbloodpressure

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Nutrition and Pregnancy: Scientists Challenge “Eat for Two” Myth

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Scientists have shown that women may not need to “eat for two” during pregnancy because the body adapts to absorb more energy from the same amount of food. The findings may also help to explain why some women struggle to lose weight after giving birth.

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Six Reasons for Headaches in School-Age Children and How Parents Can Help Relieve the Pain

As the school year approaches and begins, many parents may start to hear their children complain about headaches.

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Exercise Mimic Molecule May Help Treat Diabetes and Obesity

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Scientists from the University of Southampton have developed a molecule that acts as an exercise mimic, which could potentially help treat type 2 diabetes and obesity.

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Good News for People Suffering from Fatty Liver Disease – Resistance Training Can Help

Approximately 30% of the population suffer from fatty liver disease, the commonest liver disease in the Western world. The disease can lead to inflammation and cirrhosis of the liver. A joint study by the University of Haifa and the Tel Aviv Medical Center has found that gym training, and not only aerobic exercises, can help reduce liver fat

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Ocean Acidification, Fighting Wildfires, the Mediterranean Diet and more Top Stories 23 July 2015

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Protein-Rich Nutrition Key to Helping Patients Recover from Severe Burns

For someone recovering from severe burns, eating is often the last thing they want to do. However, burn specialists at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center say nutrition is so vital to their patients’ recovery that they make it a quality indicator for patient care, and they've won an international award for their protocols.