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Dietary Fibre Prevents Obesity & Metabolic Syndrome

S u m m a r y : The consumption of dietary fibre can prevent obesity as well as a number of other conditions, suggests a new study published in the journal Cell Host & Microbe. A Solution for Obesity Dietary fibre might be the key to curbing the growing epidemic that obesity has become.

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Artificial Cartilage Made As Strong as Bulletproof Vests

S u m m a r y : A new type of artificial cartilage has proved to be as strong as bulletproof vests. The findings are published in Advanced Materials. A Synthetic Upgrade The human body is a true wonder, given how its different organ systems work together from microscopic to macroscopic levels to allow

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Immune System Thinks Fast Food is Bacteria

S u m m a r y : Your immune system ‘attacks’ the fast food that you consume, responding in the same way as it does to harmful bacteria! These new findings are published in the journal Cell. Fast Food Affecting the Immune System Fast food is constantly blamed for the increasing trend of conditions

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A Weekly Drug Capsule to Treat HIV Patients

S u m m a r y : A new drug capsule can potentially replace daily pills for HIV treatment. The findings are published in the journal Nature Communications. Helping HIV Patients to Stick to their Treatment Schedule HIV continues to challenge scientists to find ways to counteract it. The deadly virus attacks the very

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Science Can Grow You Hairy Skin in Laboratory!

S u m m a r y : Scientists have grown skin with hairs in laboratory. The experiments are documented in the journal Cell Reports. You can now grow hairy skin in laboratory! And no, it’s not meant as a weird beauty experiment. Rather, the brains behind the successful endeavour, researchers from Indiana University School

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Alcohol Increases Cancer Risk by Damaging DNA

S u m m a r y : Alcohol consumption increases the risk of cancer by damaging DNA—how this happens is explained in a new study published in the journal Nature. Alcohol consumption has been associated with increased cancer risk in previous researches. How does this happen though? What links the two? A new study,

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Eat Fish For Better Sleep & Higher IQ

S u m m a r y : Weekly fish consumption has been linked with better sleep, and a higher IQ, says a new study published in the journal Scientific Reports. Fish in a Sleep-Deprived World In a world dominated by technological devices, sleep is slowly becoming a luxury that many do not afford. Research

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Kids Who Eat Healthy Are Happier

S u m m a r y : Kids who eat healthy are happier, suggests a new study that links salubrious diets with better self-esteem, and fewer emotional issues and peer troubles. The findings are published in the journal BMC Public Health. Healthy Food, Happy Kids If you want to bring up happy kids, give

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Optimism & Stubbornness Linked With Long Life

S u m m a r y : Optimism and stubbornness may be linked with long life, suggests a new study published in the journal International Psychogeriatrics. Live Well, Live Long None of us can escape ageing—but this does not stop us from trying to, at least, delay it or diminish its effects. Scientists are,

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Physical Contact Protects Your Gut Health

S u m m a r y : Physical contact—hugging—is good for your gut health, says new study published in the Journal of Animal Ecology. The findings are based on the red-bellied lemur, an animal that lives in close social groups. Humans, Huddle Together! Humans need human contact—both emotional and physical—and a new research drives

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How Your Body Responds to Diets is Dependent on Your DNA

S u m m a r y : Our genetics determine whether a healthy diet will help us lose weight or not, says a new study published in the journal Genetics. Our DNA Reacts to Food We are what we eat, a resounding statement that is meant to steer us towards healthy diets. However, this

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Obesity & Weight Loss Linked With Greater Dementia Risk

S u m m a r y : Both obesity and lower body weight increase the risk of dementia, suggests a new study that links high and low BMIs (body mass index) with a greater likelihood for the neurodegenerative disease. The findings are published in the Alzheimer’s & Dementia journal. The Harms of Abnormal BMIs Obesity

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