Artificial sweeteners linked to risk of weight gain and heart disease

Artificial sweeteners may be associated with long-term weight gain and increased risk of obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure and heart disease, according to a new study published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) Consumption of artificial sweeteners, such as aspartame, sucralose and stevia, is widespread and increasing. The post Artificial sweeteners linked to risk of weight gain and heart disease appeared first on Knowridge Science Report. …read more Source:: Knowridge Science Report

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Heart risks in middle age may boost dementia risk later in life

People who have heart disease risks in middle age – such as diabetes, high blood pressure or smoking – are at higher risk for dementia later in life, according to research presented at the American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference 2017. The post Heart risks in middle age may boost dementia risk later in life appeared first on Knowridge Science Report. …read more Source:: Knowridge Science Report

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New study finds reading can help reduce chronic pain

A study conducted by researchers from the University of Liverpool, The Reader and the Royal Liverpool University Hospitals Trust, and funded by the British Academy, has found that shared reading (SR) can be a useful therapy for chronic pain sufferers. The post New study finds reading can help reduce chronic pain appeared first on Knowridge Science Report. …read more Source:: Knowridge Science Report

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24 Fotos zeigen: So anders sieht der gleiche Ort aus, wenn ihn Profis und Amateure fotografieren

Urlaubsfotos werden dank der immer besseren Technologie tatsächlich jährlich toller – viele Schnappschüsse sehen oft so aus, als hätten sie Profis geschossen. Glauben zumindest die Hobbyisten. Denn wie deutlich der Unterscheid weiterhin zwischen den Bildern professioneller Reisefotografen und dem Smartphone-Geknippse normaler Urlauber ist, soll in dieser Fotoserie illustriert werden – alle Aufnahmen stammen von der Social-Media-Plattform Instagram. Die Kluft zwischen Profis und Urlaubern ist beim Fotografieren noch riesig. DAS KÖNNTE EUCH AUCH INTERESSIEREN: Zehn Tipps, um entspannter in den Urlaub zu starten Natürlich mache ich Urlaub in Syrien: Das antwortet ein Flüchtling empörten Deutschen Bei diesem deutschen Startup kann jeder Mitarbeiter selbst über Urlaub und Gehalt bestimmen Die Felsformation „The… Read More

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