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Exercise Following Weight Loss May Reduce Colorectal Cancer Risk, Study Finds

New research suggests that exercise is a key factor in reducing colorectal cancer risk after weight loss. According to the study, physical activity causes beneficial changes in the bone marrow. The study is published ahead of print in the American...
12-Dec-2018 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Exercise May Improve Kidney Function in Obesity, Reduce Risk of Renal Disease

Aerobic exercise may reduce the risk of diabetes-related kidney disease in some people, according to a new study. The findings are published ahead of print in the American Journal of Physiology—Renal Physiology and was chosen as an APSselect...
4-Dec-2018 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Curry Spice Boosts Exercise Performance in Mice with Heart Failure

New research suggests that curcumin, a main ingredient in curry, may improve exercise intolerance related to heart failure. The study is published ahead of print in the Journal of Applied Physiology.
29-Nov-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Can’t Exercise? A Hot Bath May Help Improve Inflammation, Metabolism, Study Suggests

Hot water treatment may help improve inflammation and blood sugar (glucose) levels in people who are unable to exercise, according to a new study. The findings are published ahead of print in the Journal of Applied Physiology.
15-Nov-2018 7:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Eat Your Vegetables (and Fish): Another Reason Why They May Promote Heart Health

Elevated levels of trimethylamine N-oxide (TMAO)—a compound linked with the consumption of fish, seafood and a primarily vegetarian diet—may reduce hypertension-related heart disease symptoms. New research in rats finds that low-dose treatment...
6-Nov-2018 7:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Plant-based ‘Road Salt’ Good for Highways but Not for Insects

Beet juice deicer, a natural alternative to road salt that is considered to be an eco-friendlier winter road management solution, may not be ecologically friendly to nearby aquatic species. The findings—the first to explore the physiological...
29-Oct-2018 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

As Canadian Oil Exports Increase, New Research Explores Effects of Crude Oil on Native Salmon Populations

Oil spills spell disaster for affected wildlife, leading to a number of detrimental outcomes, including suffocation, poisoning and longer-term problems related to exposure to crude oil and its components. New research out of the University of Guelph...
26-Oct-2018 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Bigger = Better: Big Bees Fly Better in Hotter Temps than Smaller Ones Do

New Orleans (October 25, 2018)—Arizona State University researchers have found that larger tropical stingless bee species fly better in hot conditions than smaller bees do and that larger size may help certain bee species better tolerate high body...
26-Oct-2018 3:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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