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Can Air Pollution Make You Fat?

Posted February 22nd, 2016 at 3:55 pm (UTC-4)
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When thinking about the impact of air pollution on human health; respiratory and cardiovascular issues would probably be among the first to come to mind. But now a new study conducted by an international team of researchers is suggesting that laboratory rats who were exposed to the highly polluted air of Beijing, for three to […]

Scientist Discover Way to Lose Weight Without Dieting

Posted December 10th, 2012 at 7:12 pm (UTC-4)

British scientists have found you can lose weight without dieting – by replacing high-fat foods with their low-fat counterparts. Writing in the British Medical Journal,  researchers from the University of East Anglia found that people who switched out high-fat foods with low-fat substitutes lost about 1.6 kg over six months without any additional dieting. They […]

Need to Check Your Cholesterol? Take a Picture

Posted August 20th, 2012 at 7:34 pm (UTC-4)
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Checking your cholesterol could soon be as simple as snapping a picture of your hand. Folks with an aversion to needles will welcome news that researchers in India have developed a cholesterol test which uses a digital camera instead of needles. N.R. Shanker and his colleagues from the Sree Sastha Institute of Engineering and Technology […]