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Isoflavones in Food Associated with Reduced Mortality for Women with Some Breast Cancers

Higher intake of foods containing isoflavones, estrogen-like compounds primarily found in soy, is associated with reduced all-cause mortality in women with hormone-receptor-negative breast cancer and women not treated with hormone therapy as part of...
6-Mar-2017 12:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Exercise-Induced Hormone Irisin Linked to New Mechanisms for Bone Metabolism

Two weeks of voluntary wheel running induced higher expression of irisin—a fat-burning hormone released during exercise—in bone tissue in mice. In addition, systemic administration of irisin increased bone formation and thickness, mimicking the...
3-Mar-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Food Subsidies and Taxes Significantly Improve Dietary Choices

A new systematic review and meta-analysis finds that lowering the cost of healthy foods significantly increases their consumption, while raising the cost of unhealthy items significantly reduces their intake.
1-Mar-2017 2:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Could Community-Based “Change Clubs” Improve Heart Health in Black Women?

A new study suggests that civic engagement, in the form of community-based “Change Clubs,” engages Black/African American women to address nutrition and exercise concerns in their community and motivates them to change their individual...
27-Feb-2017 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Eating Whole Grains Led to Modest Improvements in Gut Microbiota and Immune Response

In a clinical trial, adults who consumed a diet rich in whole grains rather than refined grains had modest improvements in healthy gut microbiota and certain immune responses.
6-Feb-2017 2:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

New Study Finds That Eating Whole Grains Increases Metabolism and Digestive Calorie Losses

A new study suggests that substituting whole grains for refined grains in the diet increases metabolism and calorie losses during digestion.
6-Feb-2017 2:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Cocktail of Bacteria-Killing Viruses Prevents Cholera Infection in Animal Models

Oral administration of a cocktail of three viruses, all of which specifically kill cholera bacteria, protects against infection and prevents cholera-like symptoms in animal model experiments. The findings are the first to demonstrate the efficacy of...
1-Feb-2017 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Artificial Intelligence Uncovers New Insight Into Biophysics of Cancer

For the first time, artificial intelligence has been used to discover the exact interventions needed to obtain a specific, previously unachievable result in vivo, providing new insight into the biophysics of cancer and raising broad implications for...
24-Jan-2017 4:35 PM EST Add to Favorites

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