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Compound may help prevent diabetes in fast-food fans
...ek period, Yokoyama's research team fed a group of hamsters
a high-fat diet about 38 percent of calories derived from fat similar to the fat content of typical American fast-food diets. Results were then compared to a group of animals that were fed a low-fat (11 percent fat-derived calories) diet. As expect...
Immune system in hamsters bolstered during winter, especially in times of stress, study finds
... new study found that Siberian hamsters
boost their immune function during the winter in o...heir colleagues found that the hamsters
had higher levels of certain immune cells in their bloodstream ...
Beer, in moderation, cuts risk of cataracts and heart disease
...inson, a professor of chemistry, found that giving hamsters
the human equivalent of two beers a day halved their rate of atherosclerosis. "This is a significant effect," he noted. "Beer has a fair amount of antioxidants compared to other beverages," Vinson said. "There is a definite benefit from the...
Research Links Healthy Biological Clock To Longevity
who received a new biological clock had their life...hologist MartinRalph transplanted a new clock into hamsters
whose own clocks had begun todeteriorate, they lived an average of four months longer than hamsters
Unlocking Secrets Of The Body's Inner Clock; Researchers Discover Key Control Mechanism For An Area Of The Brain That Regulates Sleep
...s of orphanin on the SCN in hamsters.First, normal hamsters
were exposed to light before their normal waking t...n clock adjusted to the light; in other words, the hamsters
woke upearlier. Then, orphanin was injected into some of the animals. Even whenconsistently exposed ...