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Do Caffeine's Effects Differ With or Without Sugar?

New Rochelle, NY - Consuming caffeinated or sugary drinks can affect the body's metabolism, causing changes in heart and respiratory rate and ...

Parents’ BMI Decreases with Child Involved in School-Based, Community Obesity Intervention

BOSTON − Parents of children involved in an elementary scho

Parents’ BMI Decreases with Child Involved in School-Based, Community Obesity Intervention

BOSTON − Parents of children involved in an elementary school-based community intervention to prevent obesity appear to share in in its health benefits. A new analysis of Shape Up Somerville: Eat Smart Play Hard™ shows an association between being exposed to the intervention as a parent and a modest decrease in body mass index (BMI) compared to parents in two similar control communities. ... Full story

Chronic high blood sugar may be detrimental to the developing brain of young children

NIH study shows young children with type 1 diabetes have significant difference in brain development ... Full story

Healthy Eaters: Ignore Glycemic Index

Clinical trial shows no beneficial effects on key measures of heart disease and diabetes risk ... Full story

Link between low blood glucose and cardiovascular events revealed

International team led by University of Leicester publish new findings ... Full story

Decoding Fat Cells: Discovery May Explain Why We Gain Weight

University of Rochester researchers believe they’re on track to solve the mystery of weight gain – and it has nothing to do with indulging in holiday eggnog. ... Full story

Case Western Reserve Scientists Find Key to Vitamin A Metabolism

Enzymatic Activity Essential for Vision May Provide Target for Drug Transport ... Full story

Discovery links shift in metabolism to stem cell renewal

Stem cells in early embryos have unlimited potential; they can become any type of cell, and researchers hope to one day harness this rejuvenating power to heal disease and injury. To do so, they must, among other things, figure out how to reliably arrest stem cells in a Peter Pan-like state of indefinite youth and potential. It’s clear the right environment can help accomplish this, acting as a sort of Neverland for stem cells. Only now are scientists beginning to understand how. ... Full story

Moderate Consumption of Sugary Drinks Has Little Impact on Adolescents’ Metabolic Health, MU Study Finds

Physical activity may protect against negative effects of consuming sweetened beverages ... Full story

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