All hail the new weight loss solution? Tackling the obesity epidemic may have gotten a little bit easier with what could be a weight loss without exercise regimen. Researchers at Harvard Medical School have identified a new hormone called irisinthat imitates the effects of exercise and that could help people lose weight and fight obesity-linked diseases such as diabetes.
FDA sends warning letter to J&J subsidiary: Johnson & Johnson subsidiary Animas received an FDA warning letter for selling defective insulin pumps and for not reporting problems arising out of them.
Don’t touch those fries: The next time your children gets lower test scores check what they are eating. A new study has found people who eat thatdiets high in transfats are “more likelyto have brain shrinkage and lower scores on the thinking and memory tests than people with diets low in trans fats, the study found.”
Indian researchers find TB superbug: Dozens of patients in Mumbai appear to be resistant to several tuberculosis-fighting drugs. The doctors are calling the supererbug are “toally drug-resistant TB.”
Should you ditch that nightly red wine? A University of Connecticut researcher who touted the benefits of red wine has been accused of falsifying data in more than 100 cases.
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