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Fried foods leads to obesity in people with genetic risk
In a first such study, a team of US researchers analysed interactions between fried food consumption and genetic risk associated with obesity in over 37,000 men and women taking part in three large US health trials.
Tall kids prefer sweets, fat kids like it salty: Study
Research by scientists from the Monell Chemical Senses Center in Philadelphia showed that biology predisposes us to like and consume calorie-rich sweet foods and sodium-rich salty foods.
Kids spend more time on technology than family: Survey
According to the second annual Halifax Insurance Digital Home Index, a study offered by banking chain Halifax, one-third of 7 to 8-year-olds, two-thirds of 9 to 11-year-olds, and nearly nine in ten of 12 to 14-year-olds now own a mobile phone.
Rigorous exercise reduces flu risk
Doing at least two-and-a-half hours a week of activity that leads to sweating or hard breathing reduces flu or flu-like illness by around 10 per cent, says expert.
‘Best of best’ of Ansel Adams’ photos on display
During the last years of his life, Ansel Adams pored over the tens of thousands of negatives he’d carefully stored since his teens, setting aside 70 he determined would stand as his greatest works of art.
Ukraine Fashion Week shows unbroken spirit as war looms
The lights dim, mournful music comes on and a stick-thin model struts assuredly down the catwalk: no, this is not New York or Milan, this is Kiev.
Overweight kids? Half of the parents can’t see it
Four out of 10 parents of children with overweight or obesity are even worried that their child will get too thin.
Lack of sleep can cause heart disease
Sleep apnea, which is clinically called Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome (OSAS), is a type of disorder characterized by pauses in breathing or instances of shallow or infrequent breathing during sleep.
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