Some foods may protect against type 2 diabetes

Some foods may protect against type 2 diabetes

NORWICH, England, Jan. 21 (UPI) -- Certain foods such as blueberries, celery and grapes may reduce the risk of diabetes, researchers in Britain say.
Consortium discovers obesity gene

Consortium discovers obesity gene

LONDON, May 16 (UPI) -- The KLF14 gene, linked to type 2 diabetes and cholesterol, is a "master regulator" of fat in the body, researchers from Britain and Switzerland said.

1 in 7 men have genetic risk of balding

MONTREAL, Oct. 13 (UPI) -- Researchers at McGill University in Montreal, King's College London and the British drug firm GlaxoSmithKline Inc. say 1 in 7 men have genetic risk of balding.

Study: Poorer Britons age faster

LONDON, July 20 (UPI) -- British scientists say poor people live shorter lives, partly because greater stresses cause their cells to age more quickly.

Fat, cigarettes make women age faster

LONDON, June 14 (UPI) -- Obesity and cigarettes accelerate the aging process - an average nine years for obese women and seven years for heavy smokers, London researchers say.

Genetics dictate ease of female orgasm

LONDON, June 8 (UPI) -- Researchers in London have determined arousal and orgasm in women depends largely on genetic factors, the same as migraine and depression.

Science: infidelity is genetically based

LONDON, June 7 (UPI) -- A London researcher says he has found evidence women who cheat on their mates may be genetically disposed to infidelity, the BBC reported Monday.
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