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WEDNESDAY, 31 JANUARY 2022
Major Link in Brain-Obesity Puzzle Found
  Major Link in Brain-Obesity Puzzle Found ANN ARBOR, Mich. - A single protein in brain cells may act as a linchpin in the body's weight-regulating system, playing a key role in the flurry of signals that govern fat storage, sugar use, energy balance and weight, University of Michigan Medical School researchers report. And although it's far too early to say how this protein could be useful in new strategies to fight the world's ep
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MONDAY, 29 JANUARY 2022
Assessing Diet & Exercise Behaviors in Adolescents
  Assessing Diet & Exercise Behaviors in Adolescents Do adolescents get enough exercise and eat the right foods? Is there too much fat in their diets? In a study published in the February 2007 issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, researchers analyzed the behavior of almost 900 11-to-15 year-olds and found that nearly 80% had multiple physical activity and dietary risk behaviors, almost half had at least three risk behaviors, and
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FRIDAY, 26 JANUARY 2022
Governator Challenges California's Students
  Governator Challenges California's Students California's 'Governator' Arnold Schwarzenegger encourages students in his state to keep fit and stay healthy. The former action star launched a program that challenges students to exercise for at least half an hour to an hour thrice a week. In return, the school that gets the highest percentage of participants will be awarded a fitness center. Eleven other schools will get $1,000 to buy
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TUESDAY, 23 JANUARY 2022
New Activation Mechanism for Pain Revealed
  New Activation Mechanism for Pain Revealed The researchers found that TRPA1, a protein that helps transmit pain signals, is a direct sensor of reactive chemicals. "While many noxious and pungent compounds were known to activate this pain receptor, we discovered that they do so by directly and irreversibly binding to the cysteine amino acids of this protein," said Ardem Patapoutian, a Scripps Research scientist whose laboratory conducte
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FRIDAY, 19 JANUARY 2022
2 out of 3 Heart Attacks and Strokes Occur in Asia
  2 out of 3 Heart Attacks and Strokes Occur in Asia Given that around half of the world's burden of cardiovascular disease is carried by low and middle income countries in the region, these findings, published by the Asia-Pacific Cohort Studies Collaboration (APCSC) in the Journal of Hypertension, highlight the immense impact that blood pressure-lowering strategies could have in the area. Dr Alexandra Martiniuk, author and Senior Research
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