Low carb diet effective in diabetes control

Adelaide researchers have developed a diet and exercise program which has proven to be highly effective in reducing the burden of type 2 diabetes, with an average 40 per cent reduction in medication levels. The diet incorporates an eating pattern that is very low in carbohydrates and higher in… http://www.thecherrycreeknews.com/low-carb-diet-effective-in-diabetes-control/ #Diabetes, #LowCarb, #Obesity

Atherosclerosis: A short cut to inflammation

The enzyme Dicer processes RNA transcripts, cutting them into short segments that regulate the synthesis of specific proteins. An Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet (LMU) in Munich team has shown that Dicer promotes the development of atherosclerosis, thus identifying a new drug target.
The term… http://www.thecherrycreeknews.com/atherosclerosis-a-short-cut-to-inflammation/ #CVD, #HeartDisease

Study links body fat, weight loss, and chromosome length in breast cancer patients

It is well documented that a healthy diet and exercise are key in cancer prevention and management, but the exact mechanism hasn’t been clear. Now, Yale Cancer Center researchers have found an explanation in the tiny protective ends of chromosomes called telomeres. The findings will be… http://www.thecherrycreeknews.com/study-links-body-fat-weight-loss-and-chromosome-length-in-breast-cancer-patients/ #AdiposeTissue, #BreastCancer, #Obesity, #WeightLoss

Gut bacteria turn pomegranates into Alzheimer’s fighters

Urolithins in pomegranate extract may protect against Alzheimer’s disease.
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In a quest to stay healthy, many people are seeking natural ways to prevent neurodegenerative diseases. Recent studies show that pomegranate extract, which is a rich source of di… http://www.thecherrycreeknews.com/gut-bacteria-turn-pomegranates-into-alzheimer-fighters/ #ACSChemicalNeuroscience, #AlzheimerSDisease, #BloodBrainBarrier, #Neurodegeneration, #Pomegranate

Type 2 Diabetes reversed by lowering Pancreatic fat

A team from Newcastle University, UK, has shown that Type 2 diabetes is caused by fat accumulating in the pancreas — and that losing less than one gram of that fat through weight loss reverses the diabetes.

Affecting two and a half million people in the UK — and on the increase… http://www.thecherrycreeknews.com/type-2-diabetes-reversed-by-lowering-pancreatic-fat/ #Obesity, #WeightLoss

Ebola epidemic enters endstage #ebola

A top United Nations health expert told reporters in Geneva “we are in a very strong position with the epidemiology of Ebola right now”, adding that we are also “very close to seeing the end of that chain of transmission that began more than nearly two years ago.”

Bruce Aylward, Special Represe… http://www.thecherrycreeknews.com/ebola-epidemic-enters-endstage-ebola/ #EbolaVirusDisease, #SierraLeone, #WestAfrica, #WorldHealthOrganization

Fatter we are, the harder it is to burn fat |#CICO dies slowly

The fatter we are, the more our body appears to produce a protein that inhibits our ability to burn fat, suggests new research.
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The fatter we are, the more our body appears to produce a protein that inhibits our ability to burn fat, suggests new research … http://www.thecherrycreeknews.com/fatter-we-are-the-harder-it-is-to-burn-fat-cico-dies-slowly/ #BrownFat, #ColdTherapy, #FatBurner, #Obesity, #Thermogenesis

Are we sleep-deprived or just darkness-deprived?

Richard G ‘Bugs’ Stevens, University of Connecticut
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) state that insufficient sleep is a serious public health concern, because it can lead to many immediate dangers such as car crashes as well as long-term health problems like… http://www.thecherrycreeknews.com/are-we-sleep-deprived-or-just-darkness-deprived/

Excessive alcohol consumption costs economy $249 Billion


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Excessive alcohol use continues to be a drain on the American economy, according to a study released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Excessive drinking cost the U.S. $249 billion in 2010, or $2.05 per drink, a significant increase from… http://www.thecherrycreeknews.com/excessive-alcohol-consumption-costs-economy-249-billion/ #AlcoholImpactOnEconomy, #AlcoholUse, #ExcessiveAlcoholUse

Cheerios and Honey Nut Cheerios recalled

General Mills is voluntarily recalling several days of production of Cheerios and Honey Nut Cheerios cereal produced at its Lodi, California facility on certain dates in July of this year because of an undeclared allergen – wheat – with potential adverse health effects.
Cheerios and Honey Nut Che… http://www.thecherrycreeknews.com/cheerios-and-honey-nut-cheerios-recalled/ #Cheerios, #CoeliacDisease, #GeneralMills