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Added fructose is 'a principal driver of type 2 diabetes'
In Mayo Clinic Proceedings, experts urge drastic reductions in the consumption of added sugarsBy Eileen Leahy | Posted on 29 January 2015
Recent studies have shown that added sugars, particularly those containing fructose, are a principal driver of diabetes and pre-diabetes, even moreso than other carbohydrates. Clinical experts writing in Mayo Clinic Proceedings challenge current dietary guidelines that allow up to 25 percent of total daily calories as added sugars, and propose drastic reductions in the amount of added sugar, and especially added fructose, people consume.
"At current levels, added-sugar consumption, and added-fructose consumption in particular, are fueling a worsening epidemic of type 2 diabetes," said lead author James J. DiNicolantonio, PharmD, a cardiovascular research scientist at Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute ...
Open access at Elsevier – 2014 in retrospect and a look at 2015By Alicia Wise, PhD | Posted on 27 January 2015
Steady progress on gold; increased focus on green open access, open research data and open science broadlyElsevier urges US gov to confirm that publishing is exempt from trade sanctionsBy Mark Seeley, Esq | Posted on 23 January 2015
Letter – and support for industry communications – focus on “freedom of expression” concerns in scientific publishingPromising drug candidate protects against radiation exposure from nuclear falloutBy Joseph Caputo | Posted on 22 January 2015
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Trailer was premiered at International Year of Light opening ceremony, with violinist Joshua Bell performing the scoreSeeking entries for Physics Innovation AwardBy Charon Duermeijer, PhD | Posted on 19 January 2015
Competition invites original ideas for web-based tools to enrich the online research articleBravo’s #TopChef and Cell Press to highlight Boston’s best food and science in upcoming episodeBy Joanne Sheppard | Posted on 16 January 2015
Episode will feature stars of food and science, including Cell Press CEO Emilie Marcus and authors from its journals – watch the show and join the Twitter ChatHow sea turtles find their way homeBy Joseph Caputo | Posted on 15 January 2015
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Global initiative will shed light on the importance of light and light-based technologies in daily life1-minute animation: What is a retinal stem cell?By Ben Paylor and Mike Long, PhD | Posted on 13 January 2015
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