* (The Huffington Post UK | By Kyrsty Hazell Posted: 22/05/2012) Seaweed joins thyme as being an effective, natural treatment for acne. A report published in the Clinical and Experimental Dermatology discovered that it reduces spot growth by 64%. A brown seaweed-infused face wash was tested on 60 young men with mild acne for two months. After the study had completed, over half of participants reported a significant reduction in blackheads and whiteheads in just eight weeks.
* (huffingtonpost.com, 5/10/12) - Fast Eaters May Have Higher Risk Of Type 2 Diabetes - Research presented at the International Congress of Endocrinology and European Congress of Endocrinology shows that people who eat fast have a 2.5-times higher risk of Type 2 diabetes, compared with slower eaters.
*(Huffington Post UK 5/8/12) When scientists from Massachusetts Institute of Technology began their research into the link between probiotics and obesity they also discovered another ‘perk’ of yoghurt and health – it makes mice slimmer and more sexual… Researchers discovered that male lab mice had “more swagger” after being fed mouse-sized vanilla probiotic yoghurt, compared to those who ate a normal mouse diet.
* MONDAY, May 7 (HealthDay News) — Exercise can slow muscle wasting, boost strength and reduce inflammation caused by aging and heart failure, a new study confirms… Among heart failure patients who exercised, those aged 55 and younger increased their peak oxygen uptake by 25 percent and those aged 65 and older increased it by 27 percent.