Archive: 24/07/2007

Examining obesity: What should we eat?

By reviewing thousands of research reports, UC scientists were able to pin down four factors that are most likely to cause overweight and obesity in America: the consumption of dietary fat, sweetened beverages and restaurant ...

dateJul 24, 2007 in Health
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Enzyme discovery sheds light on vitamin D

Surprising findings by Queen’s University researchers have shed new light on how the “sunshine vitamin” D – increasingly used to treat and prevent cancer and other diseases – is broken down by our bodies.

dateJul 24, 2007 in Medical research
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The Sun Loses its Spots

While sidewalks crackle in the summer heat, NASA scientists are keeping a close eye on the sun. It is almost spotless, a sign that the Sun may have reached solar minimum. Scientists are now watching for the first spot of ...

dateJul 24, 2007 in Astronomy
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