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July 5, 2016

 

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The Artificial Pancreas

Scientists have developed an artificial pancreas that lets diabetics control insulin levels with their smartphone.

May 15, 2015

 

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Tryptophan

Tryptophan's sleepy effect is maximized by foods heavy in carbs.

August 6, 2014

 

Diabetes

Diabetes: The Sweet & Sour Truth

Diabetes is not triggered by eating too much sugar; it's actually caused when the body cannot absorb glucose.

June 18, 2013

 

Are you ready for some veggies?

Gorillas Are Being Put On Diets

Many gorillas in zoos are overweight and dying of heart disease in their twenties and thirties when they could live to be twice that age.

October 5, 2012

 

Are you a victim of the snack attack?

Why Does My Body Want To Snack?

French researchers recently found that a certain type of snacking is harder on your waistline.

August 31, 2011

 

Which Is Healthier: Standing Or Sitting

There's mounting evidence that long stretches of inactivity are not good for you, even if you're not overweight and seem basically healthy.

April 12, 2011

 

What Is The Connection Between Snoring And Metabolic Syndrome?

Snoring can be a red flag for diseases like heart disease, stroke, and diabetes.

November 25, 2010

 

Myth: Turkey Makes You Sleepy On Thanksgiving

Do you get sleepy on Thanksgiving and blame the turkey? Well, you're wrong to do so!

January 23, 2008

 

Skeletons, They’re Not Just for Structure Anymore

Bones are not just for structural support, but are also dynamic organs, containing active living cells and with blood vessels and nerves running through them.

September 23, 2006

 

Growth Hormones and Twins

Did you know that the rate of twin births in the United States increased by 32% between the years of 1992 and 2001?

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