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Pomegranate Juice Could Benefit Diabetics

Technion-Israel Institute of Technology researchers say that pomegranate juice may provide important health benefits for diabetic patients. According to results published in the August 2006 issue of Atherosclerosis, subjects who drank 180 ml (6 oz.) of pomegranate juice per day for three months experienced a reduced risk for atherosclerosis, a ...

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New Study Seeks To Lower Diabetes Risk In Youth

As schools across the country reopen their doors this fall, hundreds of sixth graders in 42 middle schools will begin taking part in a study sponsored by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The HEALTHY study will determine if changes in school food services and physical education (PE) classes, along ...

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Study Compares Gastric Bypass and Gastric Banding Surgeries

July 2006 : Extremely obese patients who undergo gastric bypass procedures may have fewer complications, a greater reduction in obesity-related diseases, more weight loss and a higher level of satisfaction than those who have gastric banding procedures, according to a report in the July issue of Archives of Surgery, one ...

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Big Kids Are Getting Too Big

August 2006 – The epidemic of obesity in young children has been far worse in the tallest, fastest growing young children, according to new research published in The International Journal of Obesity (1 August 2006).

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