A new collaborative study from the U-M Medical and Dental Schools reveals that inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) may be the latest condition made worse by poor oral health via a clash between the mouth and gut microbiomes.
Results from a new study show that risk factors for cardiovascular disease and diabetes were similar when participants consumed a healthy US-style eating pattern with and without an additional 5.3 ounces of lean beef. The added beef replaced carbohydrates, primarily refined starches.
Scientists at Scripps Research have developed molecules that can remodel the bacterial population of intestines to a healthier state. They also have shown--through experiments in mice--that this approach reduces cholesterol levels and strongly inhibits the thickened-artery condition known as atherosclerosis.
A new study from The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA) at Trinity College challenges claims from some international scientific circles, that having high blood levels of folate (folic acid) increases the risk of poor cognition in older adults, especially in those with low levels of vitamin B12. On the contrary the study found that having higher folate seemed to be associated with better cognitive function in these older adults.
The commonly used treatment for type 2 diabetes and obesity, GLP-1, does not cause pancreatitis. The treatment is known to increase two markers of pancreatitis, but now, a new study shows a harmless, physiological explanation. The finding from the University of Copenhagen can contribute to the safety of diabetes treatment on a global scale.
The less animal products someone consumes, the lower his body mass index on average and the less he tends to be extroverted. This is the result of a large-scale study by scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences. A connection with depressive moods as other studies had found could not be confirmed.
Greater adherence to a variety of healthy eating patterns was associated with a lower risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD), according to new research led by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
Whether several recommended healthy eating patterns that combine various nutrients and foods are associated with long-term risk of cardiovascular disease, including heart disease and stroke, was the focus of this observational study that used data from three large study groups with up to 32 years of follow-up.
73% of SGM adolescents surveyed reported experiences of bias-based bullying for reasons beyond their sexual or gender identities, such as being bullied because of their body weight (57%), race/ethnicity (30%) and religion (27%). Each type of bullying was positively related to health risk, including depression, sleep problems, stress, and unhealthy weight control behaviors.
Parents of pre-schoolers can take reassurance from new Otago research which shows early bedtimes aren't vital for healthy development, as long as young children get enough sleep.