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Can Supermarkets Coax People Into Buying Healthier Food?

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Restricting supermarket placement of less healthy items and increasing the availability of healthier alternatives in these stores may be promising interventions to encourage healthier purchasing behaviors. Those are the conclusions of two new studies publishing March 24th in PLOS Medicine by Carmen Piernas and colleagues of University of Oxford, UK.

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Research Suggests a New Approach to Treat Glioblastoma Multiforme, a Form of Brain Cancer

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Washington [US], May 15 (ANI): The findings of a seven-year research project suggest a new approach to treat one of the most common and devastating forms of brain cancer in adults, Glioblastoma Multiforme.
In a peer-reviewed study published by BMC Cancer, scientists from the University of Surrey show that a short chain of amino acids (the HTL-001 peptide) is effective at targeting and inhibiting the function of a family o

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Scientists Identify How Brain Triages Emotions During Dream Sleep

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Washington [US], May 15 (ANI): Scientists at the Department of Neurology of the University of Bern and University Hospital Bern has identified how sleep helps in processing emotions.
The study was published in the journal, ‘Science’.
The work expands the importance of sleep in mental health and opens new ways of therapeutic strategies.
Rapid eye movement (REM or paradoxical) sleep is a unique and mysterious sleep state du

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Maternal Obesity Increases Risk of Cardiovascular Disease in Offspring: Study

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Boulder (Colorado) [US], May 15 (ANI): A new study has found that obesity in pregnancy increases risk of cardiovascular disease in offspring.
They study was published in the journal, ‘The Journal of Physiology’.
This is the first study to show that the heart is ‘programmed’ by the nutrients it receives in foetal life. Changes in the expression of genes alter how the heart normally metabolises carbohydrates and fats. They

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