- Chocolate Cravings Could Be Result Of Stomach Bacteria
The urge to eat chocolate may be more of a gut feeling, according to new research. A small study links the type of bacteria living in people’s digestive system to a desire for chocolate.
- Mothers Who Give Birth With Severe Obstetric Complications Have Higher Risk Of Mental Health Problems And Death
A mother who gives birth and has severe obstetric complications is at a significantly greater risk of experiencing mental health problems and death, compare to women who give birth without complications.
- Discovery Of Key Blood Protein Has Potential For Anemia Treatment
Scientists working in the only lab at MIT doing hematology research have uncovered a protein that plays a key role in the recycling of iron from blood.
- Link Discovered Between Enzyme, Fat Formation And Appetite
The enzyme TPPII may contribute to obesity by stimulating the formation of fat cells, suggests a study in EMBO reports this week. The enzyme, TPPII, has previously been linked to making people feel hungry, but Jonathan Graff and colleagues now show that it may be even more deeply involved in causing obesity.
- Drink Tea For Stronger Bones, Suggests Study
Drinking tea regularly, known to have several health benefits, may be good for the bones too, say researchers in Australia.