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Mother’s Education Plays a Key Role in Kid’s Obesity, Says Study

Representational image. (Picture credit: Flickr) London, May 25: Children of poorly-educated mothers face higher risk of obesity than those whose mothers are well-educated, suggests a new study. For the study, published in Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology journal, the researchers analysed data of 41,399 children in three European countries — Ireland, Portugal and the UK —… Read More »

Mass. General researchers develop 3-D ‘mini-gut’ model to study response to gluten

In pursuit of a novel tool for the research and treatment of celiac disease, scientists at the Mucosal Immunology and Biology Research Center (MIBRC) at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) have validated the use of intestinal organoids. These 3-D tissue cultures are miniature, simplified versions of the intestine produced in vitro. Taking tissue from duodenal biopsies of celiac… Read More »

Diet rich in coffee, fruit and vegetables may protect against breast cancer – new study

Raspberries, blueberries, apples, citrus fruits, plums, onions, coffee, red wine, cocoa and wholewheat, rice, corn and oats are rich in phenolic acid. (stock photo) Diet rich in coffee, fruit and vegetables may protect against breast cancer – new study Independent.ie A diet rich in coffee, fruit and vegetables may protect against breast cancer, research suggests.… Read More »