Obesity

Reliable New Test to Identify and Prevent Risk of Preterm Birth

26 days ago   |   By Medindia Health

Identifying women at risk with the newly developed test during her second trimester could lead to early treatment, prevention, says a new study.
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New Nasal Device: Reduces Smelling Ability and Induces Weight Loss

New Nasal Device: Reduces Smelling Ability and Induces Weight Loss

27 days ago   |   By Medindia Health

New wearable nasal device that reduces smelling ability may induce weight loss and changes in dietary preferences which can be effectively used in the treatment of obesity and diabetes.
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New Microdialysis Technique Can Identify Effect of Brown Fat in Obesity Treatment

New Microdialysis Technique Can Identify Effect of Brown Fat in Obesity Treatment

27 days ago   |   By Medindia Health

Microdialysis, a new technique to study fat stores in the body, can help to find treatments to tackle obesity. Brown fat that keeps us warm can play a key role in weight loss treatment.
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No toothpaste can compensate for bad bacteria in your mouth: You can't have...

No toothpaste can compensate for bad bacteria in your mouth: You can't have good oral health without a good diet, according to study

Toothpaste alone isn't enough to protect your teeth from damage: To achieve good oral health, having a good diet is also essential, according to a study published in the... Read more ...

U.S. follows Canada with recall of Now Real Food seed snacks

U.S. follows Canada with recall of Now Real Food seed snacks

A snack mix sold under the Now Real Food brand that was recalled in Canada a few days ago is now being recalled in the United States because clover seeds in the product are... Read more ...

Rosemary oil scientifically documented as a natural medicine treatment for...

Rosemary oil scientifically documented as a natural medicine treatment for stress

Rosemary essential oil has been identified as a potential alternative treatment for stress. A study published in BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine looked into ROEO's... Read more ...

Moringa oleifera lam. leaf powder can help HIV patients stay healthy during...

Moringa oleifera lam. leaf powder can help HIV patients stay healthy during antiretroviral therapy

The leaf powder of Moringa oleifera lam. could help human immunodeficiency virus patients stay healthy during antiretroviral therapy, according to a study published in the... Read more ...

Standing up could lower your risk of diabetes

Standing up could lower your risk of diabetes

The amount of time spent sitting has increased over time. With innovations such as delivered food, experts say many older adults will sit longer, more often. A new UCLA study... Read more ...

Could Herpes Virus Play a Role in Alzheimer's?

Could Herpes Virus Play a Role in Alzheimer's?

Human herpes virus 6 and 7 were found in Alzheimer's-affected brains at levels up to twice as high as in those without Alzheimer's, the scientists reported Thursday. Read more ...

Laser Pointer Burns Hole in Boy's Retina

Laser Pointer Burns Hole in Boy's Retina

Vision in the 9-year-old boy's injured left eye is 20/100 and doctors who treated him said it's not possible to restore normal vision to that eye. The boy's right eye has 20/20... Read more ...

Drinking four cups of coffee a day could help heart grow stronger

Drinking four cups of coffee a day could help heart grow stronger

Researchers in Germany found in experiments on mice that levels of caffeine equivalent to four cups of coffee could help to strengthen the cells which line the heart and blood... Read more ...

Physical Function in Older Adults With Multiple Sclerosis: An Application of...

Physical Function in Older Adults With Multiple Sclerosis: An Application of the Short Physical Performance Battery

Background and Purpose: There is a growing prevalence of older persons living with multiple sclerosis , and this cohort likely undergoes changes in physical function associated... Read more ...

Determining Whether a Dosage-Specific and Individualized Home Exercise...

Determining Whether a Dosage-Specific and Individualized Home Exercise Program With Consults Reduces Fall Risk and Falls in Community-Dwelling Older Adults With Difficulty Walking: A Randomized Control Trial

Background and Purpose: The development and implementation of effective interventions to prevent falls in older adults is a public health priority. The purpose of this study... Read more ...