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High-sugar diet disrupts gut microbiota, leading to obesity (mice)

Sugar may disrupt bacterial communities living in the gut, depleting key immune cells and contributing to obesity, a new mouse study suggests. So far the results have only been shown in mouseBut if follow-up studies show similar trends in humans, that could eventually lead to treatments for metabolic disease and obesity, said senior author Ivaylo …

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Exposure to blue light in early childhood increases a child's risk of premature puberty, as well as long-term fertility problems, a study found. Early puberty has been linked to an increased risk of mental health problems and even some cancers later in life (file photo)

Exposure to blue light increases risk of early puberty and even disrupts fertility

Exposure to blue light from mobile phones and tablets during childhood can increase production of reproductive hormones, increase the risk of early puberty, and even disrupt future fertility, study finds Blue light exposure increases child’s risk of premature puberty and future fertility problems Researchers find that blue light exposure increases levels of some reproductive hormones …

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Exposure to blue light in early childhood increases a child's risk of premature puberty, as well as long-term fertility problems, a study found. Early puberty has been linked to an increased risk of mental health problems and even some cancers later in life (file photo)

Exposure to blue light increases risk of early puberty and even disrupts fertility

Exposure to blue light from mobile phones and tablets during childhood can increase production of reproductive hormones, increase the risk of early puberty, and even disrupt future fertility, study finds Blue light exposure increases child’s risk of premature puberty and future fertility problems Researchers find that blue light exposure increases levels of some reproductive hormones …

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Sugar disrupts microbiome, leading to metabolic disease and diabetes

Sugar disrupts microbiome, leading to metabolic disease and diabetes

Share on PinterestA new study shows that sugar alters the microbiome and causes the loss of immune cells in mice.Hu Huizeng/Getty Images A new study finds that sugar depletion causes the loss of important immune cells in mice. Sugar appears to shift the microbiome balance away from bacteria that support immune cells in favor of …

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