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Gut hormone and brown fat interact to tell the brain it's time to stop eating - EurekAlert (press release)

Nutritional Medicine - Thu, 2018-11-15 10:03

EurekAlert (press release)

Gut hormone and brown fat interact to tell the brain it's time to stop eating
EurekAlert (press release)
"We demonstrate a connection between the gut, the brain, and brown tissue, uncovering a previously unknown facet of the complex regulatory system controlling energy balance," says lead author Martin Klingenspor, chair of molecular nutritional medicine ...

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Traditional chemotherapy superior to new alternative for oropharyngeal cancers - Stanford Medical Center Report

Alternative Cancer Treatment - Thu, 2018-11-15 10:01

Stanford Medical Center Report

Traditional chemotherapy superior to new alternative for oropharyngeal cancers
Stanford Medical Center Report
A drug increasingly used in combination with radiotherapy to treat a type of cancer that forms in the tonsils or the base of the tongue is inferior to a previously favored option, according to a large, clinical trial led by School of Medicine ...

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Jimmy's making most of its mince pies - Otago Daily Times

MSG (Monosodium Glutamate) - Thu, 2018-11-15 09:53

Otago Daily Times

Jimmy's making most of its mince pies
Otago Daily Times
The move came after the Ministry for Primary Industries issued a product recall of specific batches of Jimmy's pies last month due to the presence of an undeclared ingredient, monosodium glutamate (MSG). The company then found MSG had inadvertently ...

How Nutritious Is That Fish? To Find Out, Ask Its Relatives - EcoWatch

Nutrition - Thu, 2018-11-15 09:52

EcoWatch

How Nutritious Is That Fish? To Find Out, Ask Its Relatives
EcoWatch
Analyzing the nutrient content of one tissue sample costs several hundred to several thousand dollars, said Oceana science adviser Chris Golden, who heads the Harvard research group responsible for the new study. It takes multiple samples, sometimes ...

We all get pins and needles… but they can get serious – when you should see your GP - The Sun

Mineral Deficiency - Thu, 2018-11-15 09:48

The Sun

We all get pins and needles… but they can get serious – when you should see your GP
The Sun
"Tingling in the hands and feet can also indicate mineral or vitamin deficiency. "So pins and needles is a way of telling you that something is wrong, although most of the time, the cause is benign." For things like sciatica, the NHS recommends that ...
Why you shouldn't ignore pins and needlesNew Zealand Herald

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New method developed for monitoring pasture nutrients - Feedstuffs

Nutrition - Thu, 2018-11-15 09:47

Feedstuffs

New method developed for monitoring pasture nutrients
Feedstuffs
A fast new way of checking nutrient levels in grasslands allows farmers to quickly monitor changes in pasture nutrients and adapt their animals' grazing methods accordingly, according to an announcement from the publishers of Frontiers in Sustainable ...

'Packed with vitamins and minerals:' Enjoy holiday foods the healthy way - fox6now.com

Vitamins - Thu, 2018-11-15 09:37

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'Packed with vitamins and minerals:' Enjoy holiday foods the healthy way
fox6now.com
You'll fill up on foods that are packed with vitamins and minerals and lower in calories, leaving less room for less unhealthy stuff. It doesn`t need to be boring, though. For instance, if dinner is at your house, try making the first course a festive ...

'My Cancer Free Life'? Not So Fast - MedPage Today

Alternative Cancer Treatment - Thu, 2018-11-15 09:30

MedPage Today

'My Cancer Free Life'? Not So Fast
MedPage Today
During that time he discovered the treatment for cancer (or so he thought) that led him to abandon Baylor around 1977 and set up a manufacturing facility to produce the treatment, which he had dubbed antineoplastons, and to administer them to patients ...

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California Healthline Daily Edition - California Healthline

Psychiatry - Thu, 2018-11-15 09:17

California Healthline

California Healthline Daily Edition
California Healthline
Fifteen to 20 people staying at Neighborhood Church of Chico have become ill, and lab tests have confirmed they have norovirus, said Lisa Almaguer, spokeswoman for the Butte County Public Health Department. (Kasler and Clift, 11/14) ... A federal judge ...

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5 natural ways to treat ringworm - Health24

Athritis - Thu, 2018-11-15 09:00

Health24

5 natural ways to treat ringworm
Health24
You can find it everywhere, from face masks to arthritis remedies. As a member of the ginger family, this yellow plant has been used for years in various dishes, but people are now looking to it for its incredible healing properties. To help get rid of ...

How exercise could help fight drug addiction -- ScienceDaily - Science Daily

Cocaine Addiction - Thu, 2018-11-15 08:48

How exercise could help fight drug addiction -- ScienceDaily
Science Daily
The siren call of addictive drugs can be hard to resist, and returning to the environment where drugs were previously taken can make resistance that much ...

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Why the future looks better for low-calorie soft drinks, despite US troubles - Comment - just-drinks.com

Aspartame - Thu, 2018-11-15 08:40

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Why the future looks better for low-calorie soft drinks, despite US troubles - Comment
just-drinks.com
Taste issues may have contributed to this category migration, but it's generally recognised that the main factor behind the decline in low-cal in the US in the last decade has been consumer concerns over the safety of the sweetener aspartame. Anxieties ...

Is Marijuana Dangerous for Teens? - WTOP

Marijuana Addiction - Thu, 2018-11-15 08:37

Is Marijuana Dangerous for Teens?
WTOP
Being pressured by peers, experimenting and doing what they know they shouldn't can readily lead to smoking cigarettes, trying marijuana or ingesting another addictive, illegal and dangerous substance. Equally worrisome is the effect that extensive or ...

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Pros and Cons of Dietary Strategies Popular Among Cancer Patients - Cancer Network

Nutrition and Cancer - Thu, 2018-11-15 08:31

Cancer Network

Pros and Cons of Dietary Strategies Popular Among Cancer Patients
Cancer Network
While many cancer patients and survivors are highly motivated to seek information about dietary changes to improve their long-term health, nutrition care is largely lacking in the current delivery model of outpatient oncology.[2] In the United States ...

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Gary Busey Reflects On Cocaine Addiction, Becoming Sober - TheFix.com

Cocaine Addiction - Thu, 2018-11-15 08:16

TheFix.com

Gary Busey Reflects On Cocaine Addiction, Becoming Sober
TheFix.com
In addition to his busy and prolific career as an actor, Gary Busey has earned a reputation for philosophical aphorisms that he calls "Buseyisms"—words of wisdom drawn from the letters of a word that he said reveal a new definition in its "deeper ...

Rainforest vine compound starves pancreatic cancer cells - Science Daily

Nutrition and Cancer - Thu, 2018-11-15 08:11

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Rainforest vine compound starves pancreatic cancer cells
Science Daily
... Doris Feineis, Blaise Kimbadi Lombe, Gerhard Bringmann. Ancistrolikokine E3, a 5,8?-Coupled Naphthylisoquinoline Alkaloid, Eliminates the Tolerance of Cancer Cells to Nutrition Starvation by Inhibition of the Akt/mTOR/Autophagy Signaling Pathway.
Plant native to one of world's largest jungles could hold key to combating deadly pancreatic cancerThe London Economic

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Categories: Cancer News

Rainforest vine compound starves pancreatic cancer cells - Science Daily

Nutrition - Thu, 2018-11-15 08:11

Rainforest vine compound starves pancreatic cancer cells
Science Daily
Pancreatic cancer cells are known for their ability to thrive under extreme conditions of low nutrients and oxygen, a trait known in the cancer field as "austerity." The cells' remarkable resistance to starvation is one reason why pancreatic cancer is ...

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After Reorganization And Promises To Save Money On Connecticut's Inmate Care, State Official Expects Increase Of $7M - Kaiser Health News

Psychiatry - Thu, 2018-11-15 08:11

After Reorganization And Promises To Save Money On Connecticut's Inmate Care, State Official Expects Increase Of $7M
Kaiser Health News
A federal judge overseeing improvements to psychiatric care in California's prisons plans to appoint an experienced fraud investigator to look into allegations that state officials gave her inaccurate or misleading data in a long-running civil lawsuit ...

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Giving drugs to drug addicts for recovery: Inside the growing controversy - Myrtle Beach Sun News

Prescription Pills Addiction - Thu, 2018-11-15 08:06

Myrtle Beach Sun News

Giving drugs to drug addicts for recovery: Inside the growing controversy
Myrtle Beach Sun News
The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services has prioritized expanding access to medication-assisted treatment to address opioid addiction, and this 2017 map shows how Suboxone prescribers (purple dots) are more accessible than ...

Omega-3 consumption and depression: 'Conclusive' evidence to be presented at first NutraIngredients omega-3 summit - NutraIngredients.com

Omega 3 - Thu, 2018-11-15 08:03

NutraIngredients.com

Omega-3 consumption and depression: 'Conclusive' evidence to be presented at first NutraIngredients omega-3 summit
NutraIngredients.com
He said: “It has long been thought that fish-sourced omega-3 can help not only to prevent depression, but also to alleviate its symptoms. This has now been confirmed by a major research project under taken in Japan.?. “This is the first time a study ...

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