Eat: These Date-and-Walnut Bars Are Food for the Gods

At the end of each school year, Margarita Manzke and her seven siblings piled into the family car in Manila, where her father ran a fish-sauce factory, to drive to her mother’s resort in Subic Bay, on the west coast of Luzon, about two hours away. They spent summers there, not swimming and sunbathing like…

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Phys Ed: The Heart of a Swimmer vs. the Heart of a Runner

Do world-class swimmers’ hearts function differently than the hearts of elite runners? A new study finds that the answer may be yes, and the differences, although slight, could be telling and consequential, even for those of us who swim or run at a much less lofty level. Cardiologists and exercise scientists already know that regular…

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How to Raise Vegetable Eaters

Cereal bars with spinach mixed in or veggie-infused tater tots are great at fooling children into eating greens or broccoli or carrots. But experts say that aside from the fact that these products often use only traces of vegetables, this strategy assumes the children can’t like kale or broccoli itself, and relying on such products…

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Trending: When It Comes to Travel Rewards, Younger Travelers Are Being Heard

There is no shortage of generalizations about America’s younger generations, but one that definitely rings true is their desire to travel, and travel often. According to Travelport’s 2018 U.S. Vacation Survey, more than half of millennials (55 percent) were planning on traveling more over the next 12 months, compared to 31 percent from Generation X…

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Medical News Today: Researchers explore ‘completely novel, nontoxic’ IBD treatment

Gastrointestinal problems — from diarrhea to issues caused by food allergies to inflammatory bowel disease — have one common characteristic. A new study suggests an innovative way of tackling it to both prevent and treat gastrointestinal conditions. New research may have opened up a promising avenue for IBD treatment and prevention strategies. Inflammatory bowel disease…

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Immunotherapy kicks and kills HIV by exploiting a common virus

IMAGE: MDC1 (blue) signaling to T helper cells (yellow) that harbor latent HIV. view more  Credit: Donna Stolz, Ph.D./University of Pittsburgh, Center for Biologic Imaging PITTSBURGH, April 3, 2019 — In a first on the quest to cure HIV, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health scientists report today in EBioMedicine that they’ve developed an…

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Is adenosine the missing link in restless leg syndrome?

IMAGE: Journal of Caffeine and Adenosine Research is the first and only journal dedicated to the rapidly advancing field of caffeine and adenosine signaling research. view more  Credit: Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers New Rochelle, NY, April 3, 2019-Researchers have identified a common mechanism implicating adenosine in the cause of restless leg syndrome (RLS) symptoms —…

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