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Cars, TVs, triggering type-2 diabetes epidemic in developing world




Skyrocketing obesity and an epidemic of type-2 diabetes look likely for developing countries, as researchers at Simon Fraser University find a striking correlation between disease prevalence and ownership of TVs, computers, and cars. The findings, published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, are based on data from more than 150,000 adults from 17 countries, ranging […]




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Poor Nutrition Leads To Low IQ




Researchers at the University of Southern California say malnutrition in the first few years of life leads to antisocial and aggressive behavior throughout childhood and late adolescence. “These are the first findings to show that malnutrition in the early postnatal years is associated with behavior problems through age 17,” said Jianghong Liu, lead author of […]




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