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Sugar worse than salt row erupts

Posted in Featured, Medicine on 13th Dec, 2014
by Alex Muller

Scientists have clashed over claims that sugar may be worse for blood pressure and heart health than salt.

Low-carbohydrate diet improved quality of life in diabetes patients

Posted in Science on 20th Oct, 2014
by Alex Muller

Low-carb diet has a good effect on blood glucose, as well as on physical functions, bodily pain and general health, according to a study including patients with type 2 diabetes.

Cure for Type 1 diabetes imminent after Harvard stem-cell breakthrough

Posted in Medicine on 11th Oct, 2014
by Alex Muller

Harvard University has produced the vast quantities of insulin-producing cells needed for transplants.

Sugar 'not addictive' says Edinburgh University study

Posted in Medicine on 9th Sep, 2014
by Alex Muller

People can become addicted to eating for its own sake but not to consuming specific foods such as those high in sugar or fat, new research suggests.

Artificial sweeteners may lead to potential increased caloric consumption later

Posted in Medicine on 6th Sep, 2014
by Alex Muller

New psychological research provides clues as to why consuming such drinks can actually lead to weight gain.