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Study reveals how fasting can improve overall health and protect against aging-associated diseases

In a University of California, Irvine-led study, researchers found evidence that fasting affects circadian clocks in the liver and skeletal muscle, causing them to rewire their metabolism, which can ultimately lead to improved health and protection against aging-associated diseases. The study was published recently in Cell Reports. The circadian clock operates within the body and […]

Health Problems

Research reveals machinery of a deadly childhood brain cancer

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital scientists have mapped the effects of aberrant biological machinery that drives a deadly brain cancer called diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma (DIPG). The research included development of a genetically engineered mouse that will offer ways to further understanding of such brain cancers, as well as a laboratory model for developing more […]

Kids Health

Today’s children reach bone maturity earlier, study reveals

Children born in the most recent century have bones that reach full maturity earlier—by nearly 10 months in girls and nearly seven months in boys—according to a new study from the University of Missouri School of Medicine. “Our findings show there is a “new normal” for timing when kids’ skeletons will reach full maturity,” said […]

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Irritable bowel syndrome relieved using hypnosis, study reveals

Hypnosis is twice as effective at reliving agonising symptoms of IBS than other methods, study reveals ‘Gut-directed’ therapy improved symptoms for up to 50% of people trialled Relaxing the brain could work better than current treatments for the stomach There is no cure for IBS which 10-15% of the population experience symptoms of Hypnosis could be […]