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Monday, September 26, 2016

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Fatty Diet Activates Oldest Branch of Immune System, Causing Intestinal Tumors

A high-fat-diet-induced immune reaction causes inflammation leading to intestinal cancer in a mouse model – even among animals that are not obese. ...

– Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

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Food Scientists Using X-Rays to Figure Out Fats

University of Guelph researchers studying the intimate structure of edible fats are getting help from the United States Department of Energy....

– University of Guelph


Consuming Fewer Calories Reduces the Risk of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, JEM Study Suggests

Mice placed on a low-calorie diet are less likely to develop abdominal aortic aneurysms, according to a new study in The Journal of Experimental Medicine. The paper, “Calorie restriction protects against experimental abdominal aortic aneurysms in m...

– The Rockefeller University Press

Journal of Experimental Medicine, October 17th, 2016; National Natural Science Foundation of China 91339201; National Natural Science Foundation of China 81422002; National Natural Science Foundation of China 31571193...

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Does Sleep Affect Child Obesity?

One in five Mexican-American children is obese, according to national statistics. While scientists agree that diet and exercise play a role in obesity, studies also suggest that children who don’t get enough sleep may also be at increased risk for ...

– University of California - Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources


Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Awarded $95 Million NIH Grant

The National Institutes of Health today announced that the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, along with the research firm RTI International, will receive a seven-year, $95 million grant to analyze the data from its new Environmental In...

– Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health


Age Limit for Federal Food Assistance Program Is Increasing Food Insecurity

New research from the University of Missouri has identified a problem associated with the requirement that when children turn five, they are no longer eligible to receive food assistance from WIC, thus leading to increased food insecurity for the fam...

– University of Missouri Health


Science Can Shape Healthy City Planning

A three-part series published in The Lancet and released in conjunction with the United Nations quantifies health gains achieved if cities were designed so that shops, facilities, work and public transportation were within walking distance of most re...

– University of California San Diego Health Sciences

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