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Reducing niacin intake can prevent obesity

A research team from China explored the mechanism underlying niacin's action on glucose metabolism, and the association between the US per capita niacin consumption and the obesity prevalence in the US. They found there is ...

dateMay 20, 2010 in Medical research
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Biobatteries catch breath

An air-breathing bio-battery has been constructed by researchers from the Institute of Physical Chemistry of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw. The core element providing the new power source with relatively high voltage ...

dateMar 07, 2013 in Other
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Today's children do engage in active play

New research suggests that promoting active play in children's leisure time could increase the physical activity of today's children, but that such strategies might need to be tailored according to gender.

dateMar 17, 2011 in Health
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Peer pressure can keep you healthy

Hanging out with healthy friends could be the best way to keep fit. A study of 3610 Australian women, published in BioMed Central's open access International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity found that ...

dateDec 06, 2010 in Health
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Kids with sports concussions need time out

Between 1997-2007, the number of emergency room visits for concussions doubled in children ages 8-13 who play organized sports. Part of the reason is greater awareness, according to Mark E. Halstead, MD, assistant professor ...

dateSep 01, 2010 in Health
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