Saturday, April 18, 2015 Nisan 29, 5775
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A new study in mice raises a tantalizing possibility that humans may one day be able to eat any kind of fat they want without raising their risk of heart disease. "We deleted an enzyme in mice, and they could eat any type of fat and not get heart disease," stated Lawrence Rudel, Ph.D., a professor of comparative medicine. "If...
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Rita Bryan, JE Feature
People are constantly asking me about the best and quickest way to shed excess fat. Your body type, age, fitness level, use of certain medications and dieting history all play a role in determining how "easy" or "how many obstacles" will be in the way to achieving a more slender body. Since the dawn of the fitness movement back in...
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It might have been the recent tragedy at Virginia Tech, or the fact that, according to the National Institute of Mental Health, about one in four adults suffers from a diagnosable mental disorder in any given year. Whatever the reason, Monday-night's mental health forum, held at Temple Beth Hillel-Beth El in Wynnewood, garnered an enormous response: Nearly 800 attendees showed...
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University of Washington researchers have found that 18-month-olds engage in what they call "emotional eavesdropping" by listening and watching emotional reactions directed by one adult to another, and then using this emotional information to shape their own behavior. Writing in a recent issue of the journal Child Development , Betty Repacholi and Andrew Meltzoff of the U.W. Institute for Learning...
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Searching for a gift that will make mom's eyes light up this Mother's Day? How about getting her something she really needs -- an excuse to take more time to relax and pamper herself. And that could mean lunch with the "girls," a manicure or some peaceful moments in front of the TV watching her favorite program. With all her...
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