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  1. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

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    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 09:44am by Kylie Knott

    ... of Clinical Investigation, the study showed that when researchers blocked the effects of the nuclear receptor PPARgamma in a small number of brain cells in mice, the animals ate less and became resistant to a high-fat diet. "These animals ate fat and sugar, and did not gain weight, while their control littermates gained weight on the same diet," says Sabrina Diano, professor ...

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    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 06:53pm by Kylie Knott

    ... as different macronutrients interact to regulate appetite and energy intake. In these animals, overall energy intake is less important than achieving the correct nutritional balance, Professor David Raubenheimer from the University of Sydney, a nutritional ecologist, says. "Many foods are unbalanced and have a higher or lower proportion of protein to carbohydrate than the animal requires. ...

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    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 10:01am by Jeanette Wang

    ... Studies found that brown fat burns energy to generate body heat: it's designed to help keep babies warm. Prior research has also shown that animals with plentiful brown fat are less likely ...

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    Posted Sep 04th 2012, 12:00am by JEANETTE WANG

    ... such as taste preferences and concerns over the effects of conventional farming practices on the environment and animal welfare. When growing up runs out of puff Children who use inhaled steroid drugs ...

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    Posted Feb 26th 2013, 12:00am by JEANETTE WANG

    ... circadian rhythm. Tests on mice revealed that animals unable to keep the time, due to a genetic defect or constant exposure to light, lost the rhythm and got stuck in an insulin-resistant ...

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    Posted Dec 11th 2012, 12:00am by JEANETTE WANG

    ... This led to the generation of new cartilage tissue that resembles key aspects of land-animal limb development. Also, a DNA control element that activates Hoxd13 in mouse embryonic limbs could cause ...

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    Posted Oct 02nd 2012, 12:00am by JEANETTE WANG

    ... of the mites. These particles are found mostly in pillows, mattresses, carpeting, stuffed animals and upholstered furniture. There may be as many as 19,000 dust mites in one gram of dust. The study ... and after only two months had most symptoms of metabolic syndrome: high levels of cholesterol, blood sugar, blood pressure and obesity. The animals were roughly equivalent to 16 to 22 years ...

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    Posted Oct 23rd 2012, 12:00am by JEANETTE WANG

    ... nutrients as conventional foods, they have lower pesticide levels, which may be significant for children. Organically raised animals are also less likely to be contaminated with drug-resistant ...

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    Posted Sep 18th 2012, 12:00am by JEANETTE WANG

    ... Besides the entry fee, participants are required to raise funds for the race's chosen charities, Kids4kids and the Animals Asia Foundation. For more details, go to jaxcoco.com/jaxchallenge ...

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    Posted Aug 28th 2012, 12:00am by JEANETTE WANG

    ... staph bacteria by 1,000 times in both lab animals and human blood. The study, which involved multiple US institutions, was published yesterday in The Journal of Clinical Investigation. One ...




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