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Diet drinks not 'diet' after all

Diet drinks not 'diet' after all - Medical News Today

Obesity causes vitamin-D deficiency: Research Many prior studies have found a strong correlation between obesity and low levels of vitamin D. According to the researchers, however, the new study is the first that has actually been able to show a causal link, confirming that obesity causes vitamin D deficiency rather than the other way around (and rather than both conditions being caused by some third factor).

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12 Fruits and Vegetables That Will Help You Lose the Most Weight

When it comes to eating cleaner and dropping pounds, loading up on produce is kind of a no-brainer. Except: Some types of fruits and vegetables might be better at helping you lose weight than others, according to a new study published in PLOS Medicine.

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Summary of the activity of the most widely used antimalarials throughout the life cycle of Plasmodium. (PLoS Medicine)

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A single dose of dextrose gel, rubbed inside a newborn’s mouth an hour after birth, can lower their risk of developing low blood sugar, according to a randomized study published in PLOS Medicine by Jane Alsweiler from the University of Auckland, New Zealand, and colleagues. The study, designed to investigate the optimal dose and timing …

PLOS Medicine: Changes in Intake of Fruits and Vegetables and Weight Change in United States Men and Women Followed for Up to 24 Years: Analysis from Three Prospective Cohort Studies

This Week in PLOS Medicine: Noncommunicable Disease Prevention in LMICs, Active Commutes in Urbanizing India, & Traffic Crashes as a Neglected Issue

This Week in PLOS Medicine: Noncommunicable Disease Prevention in LMICs, Active Commutes in Urbanizing India, & Traffic Crashes as a Neglected Issue | Speaking of Medicine

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Most Research Findings Are False for Most Research Designs and for Most Fields. Ioannidis's pivotal but much ignored 2005 paper. The probability that a research claim is true may depend on: study power and bias number of other studies on the same question ratio of true to no relationships among the relationships probed in each scientific field. In this framework, a research finding is less likely to be true when: ...

It's a sad, sad, sad, sad world: Depression and global disability

A new study reports that depression is the second-leading cause of global disability. This map shows nations with a statistically lower rate of depression disability in blue, middle-ranking rates in yellow and high rates in orange. Rankings are relative to global mean rate of years lived with disability. (Plos Medicine / November 5, 2013)

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