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Hunger 'not linked to calorie intake'
A review of more than 460 studies finds that there is no solid link between how hungry we feel and the amount of calories we consume. (Medical News Today)

Protein C Deficiency: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment
What is protein C deficiency and what are the causes? Learn how to look for symptoms, when to see a doctor, and the available treatments. (Medical News Today)

Onion compound suppresses ovarian cancer cell proliferation
The list of onions' health benefits has a new addition, after researchers have discovered that an onion compound has anti-ovarian cancer effects. (Medical News Today)

Diabetes risk doubles with more than two soft drinks daily
People who consume more than two soft drinks a day - even those with artificial sweeteners - are twice as likely to develop diabetes, a new study shows. (Medical News Today)

Cheese: A matter of love or hate
Until now, the reason why some people hate cheese has been a mystery. Researchers at the Centre de Recherche en Neuroscience de Lyon (CNRS/INSERM/Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1/Université Jean... (Medical News Today)

Childhood cancer survivors with poor diet at risk of chronic illness
A new study has found that adults who had childhood cancer are likely to have poor nutrition, which could increase the risk of chronic disease. (Medical News Today)

Study shows low vitamin D levels are associated with increased negative and depressive symptoms in psychotic disorders
New research presented at this year's International Early Psychosis Association (IEPA) meeting in Milan, Italy (20-22 October) shows that low vitamin D status is associated with increased negative... (Medical News Today)

Eight superfoods you've never heard of but need to know
The Daily Meal report on a variety of largely unknown fruits, vegetables, and other foods that are particularly nutrient-dense, known as superfoods. (Medical News Today)

Study reveals high levels of vitamin D inadequacy in UK adolescents
A study, published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, has shown high levels of vitamin D inadequacy in UK adolescents, and - for the first time - identified the intake needed by... (Medical News Today)

Did you just lose weight? These nine foods will help you keep it off
The Daily Meal report on how to maintain weight loss, including a list of foods to help keep the weight off while helping you feel full and satisfied. (Medical News Today)

Are Protein Shakes OK for People with Diabetes?
Protein shakes are used as nutritional supplements but why might they be an issue for diabetics? Learn about different protein shakes and nutrition tips. (Medical News Today)

PCOS: Red wine compound remedies abnormal hormone levels
A compound found in wine and grapes - resveratrol - has been found to help correct hormone imbalance and improve insulin sensitivity in women with PCOS. (Medical News Today)

Replacing diet beverages with water may help diabetic patients lose weight
In a study of 81 overweight and obese women with type 2 diabetes who usually consumed diet beverages and were on a weight loss program, those who substituted water for diet beverages after their... (Medical News Today)

Can Castor Oil Be Used For Treating Constipation?
Constipation can conspire to ruin your day. What causes constipation and how can we prevent it? Learn how castor oil and other treatments may help (Medical News Today)

New breakthrough for IBS patients
A low-FODMAP diet is now an established treatment for people with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), but the diet is controversial and challenging to follow, and not all IBS sufferers have a positive... (Medical News Today)

Eight foods to eat for healthier hair
The Daily Meal report on how, just like the body, our hair also benefits from a proper diet. They suggest that certain foods can boost hair health. (Medical News Today)

Caffeine did not induce arrhythmia in trial with heart failure patients
A trial where heart failure patients ingested 500 mg caffeine over 5 hours found no raised risk of arrhythmic episodes, even during treadmill stress test. (Medical News Today)

Can You Treat Psoriasis With Essential Oils?
Psoriasis is a common skin condition. What is it and what causes it? Learn how essentials oils and natural remedies may be used to treat psoriasis. (Medical News Today)

Soy protein early in life may help prevent bone loss in adulthood
Move over milk, soy protein early in life might be what's needed for strong, healthy bones in adulthood. (Medical News Today)

It's not just what you eat, it's how you cook it: Nine kitchen techniques to aid weight loss
The Daily Meal report on kitchen techniques we can implement that will help with weight loss, without robbing us of flavorful, satisfying food. (Medical News Today)

Study: Sleep-deprived preschoolers eat more
The preschoolers, all regular afternoon nappers, were deprived of roughly three hours of sleep on one day - they had no afternoon nap and were kept up for about two hours past their normal bedtime... (Medical News Today)

Wheat proteins may cause inflammation beyond the gut
Consumption of particular wheat proteins may worsen symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, asthma, lupus, and inflammatory bowel disease. (Medical News Today)

We love meat but prefer not to know where it comes from
We talk about 'harvesting beef' rather than 'slaughtering cows' because it is the only way many people can manage to eat meat, confirm researchers. (Medical News Today)

Dietary intake of arginine can enhance the immune response against cancer
A study led by researchers from the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB) affiliated to the Università della Svizzera italiana (USI), shows that L-arginine, an amino acid that is consumed... (Medical News Today)

Alcohol and Asthma: What's the Connection?
Asthma is a condition that causes breathing difficulties. Learn how alcohol use can affect asthma and how to lower the chances of an attack. (Medical News Today)

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