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Medical News Today: Nature vs. nurture: What fuels obesity, diabetes?

Our environment and lifestyle can affect the function of our genes without altering the genetic code. A review article summarizes research over the past decade showing how this contributes to obesity and type 2 diabetes. Does lifestyle affect how our genes behave? Nature versus nurture is a phrase with which many of us are familiar.… Read More »

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Trump ‘conscience’ rule for medical providers facing legal challenge in California

LOS ANGELES – Critics are assailing the Trump administration’s so-called “conscience” rule that allows health-care workers to refuse medical treatment to people, even in emergencies. They charge it allows “discrimination” against LGBTQ and women, and could result in some medical providers refusing lifesaving care. In a release last week, the U.S. Health and Human Services… Read More »

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Medical News Today: Muscle-building protein shakes may threaten health

The protein shakes that health supplement stores sell, which people sometimes buy as a dietary aid to build muscle mass, may not actually be safe for health in the long run according to a new study in mice. Could protein shakes negatively affect health in the long run? Many fitness protein powders that are commercially… Read More »

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