giovedì, aprile 19, 2018

Vaccine suppresses peanut allergies in mice: study

A vaccine may successfully turn off peanut allergy in mice, a new study shows. Just three monthly doses of a nasal vaccine protected the mice...

Man Develops Severe ‘Thunderclap’ Headaches After Eating World’s Hottest Chili Pepper

Taking part in a hot chilli pepper eating contest might have some unexpected consequences, highlight doctors in the journal BMJ Case Reports. Their warning comes after...

Long-term exposure to hypercaloric diets impair the ability to control eating

Obesity is a growing issue in many countries, accelerated by easy access to calorie-dense foods that are pleasurable to eat (known as an ‘obesogenic...

Dietary supplement shows promise for reversing cardiovascular aging

Scientists have long known that restricting calories can fend off physiological signs of aging, with studies in fruit flies, roundworms, rodents and even people...

Older Americans are hooked on vitamins despite scarce evidence they work

When she was a young physician, Dr. Martha Gulati noticed that many of her mentors were prescribing vitamin E and folic acid to patients. Preliminary...

How to fight side effects of hormone therapy for prostate cancer

Men on hormone therapy for prostate cancer may benefit significantly from hitting the gym with fellow patients and choosing more veggies and fewer cheeseburgers,...

Timing of stress-hormone pulses controls weight gain, study finds

New research provides the first molecular understanding of why people gain weight due to chronic stress, disrupted circadian rhythms and treatment with glucocorticoid drugs: It's...

Long Term Caffeine Use Worsens Alzheimer’s Symptoms

It is well known that memory problems are the hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease. However, Alzheimer’s is also characterised by neuropsychiatric symptoms, which may be...

We’ll Pay More for Unhealthy Foods We Crave

We’ll pay more for unhealthy foods when we crave them, new neuroscience research finds. The study also shows that we’re willing to pay disproportionately...

Study suggests pasta can be part of a healthy diet without...

Carbohydrates get a lot of bad press and blame for the obesity epidemic, but a new study suggests that this negative attention may not...