Weight-Loss Surgery Changes Gut Bacteria
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August 4th, 2015
Bariatric surgery may lead to long-term changes in people's gut bacteria that contribute to weight loss following the procedure, a new study from Sweden suggests.
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Soda Fizzles: US Appetite for Sugary Drinks Wanes
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August 3rd, 2015
More than half of Americans now try to avoid drinking soda, a new Gallup poll finds.
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Measles Vaccine: Images of Sick Kids May Convince Skeptics
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August 3rd, 2015
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Extreme Stress May Convert Fat into Calorie Burning Machine
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August 4th, 2015
Extreme stress, such as that experienced by burn victims, may lead white fat to convert into calorie-burning brown fat, new research finds.
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Picky Eating in Kids Tied to Anxiety, Depression
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August 3rd, 2015
Children who are selective eaters have a greater risk of anxiety, depression and ADHD, new research shows.
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Exercise in Teen Years Tied to Lower Mortality Later
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July 31st, 2015
Women who exercise during their teen years may live longer, a new study finds.
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Fatherhood in Early 20s May Raise Risk of Midlife Death
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August 3rd, 2015
Men who become fathers at a young age may have an increased risk of dying during middle age — in their late 40s or early 50s, new research finds.
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Can Young Blood Improve Old Brains?
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August 3rd, 2015
The blood of the young may be able to counter some of the effects of aging in older brains, according to studies in animals
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Have No Fear! Body's Internal 'Marijuana' Could Erase Bad Memories
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August 3rd, 2015
A brain circuit that is responsible for extinguishing fear has been identified, which could pave the way for better treatment of PTSD and anxiety.
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