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Cereal flake size can influence your calorie intake, researchers warn

How is it possible to eat more cereal than you normally would, by putting less cereal in your bowl? It sounds like a riddle, but researchers at Penn State University have made this a focal point of their nutritional investigations.National dietary guidelines define recommended amounts of food in volume measures, such as cups.
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Small fetal size in pregnancy could indicate future heart problems

A study published in the BMJ has linked poor growth in the first 3 months (the first trimester) of pregnancy with poor heart health later in life.The rate of human development is highest during the first trimester of pregnancy, and this is when the cardiovascular and metabolic organs form.
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Pupil size adjusts when we imagine light or dark settings

It is common knowledge that our pupils adjust in size when exposed to light or dark enviornments. But new research published in the journal Psychological Science suggests that the size of our pupils also changes when we imagine these surroundings, even when our eyes are not directly exposed to light and dark.
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Obesity linked to breast cancer cell growth and tumor size

New research suggests that the obesity status of a woman may determine the rate of breast cancer cell growth and tumor size. This is according to a study published in the journal Breast Cancer Research. Obesity is known to be a major risk factor for breast cancer in post-menopausal women, say researchers from the Tulane School of Medicine in New Orleans, LA…
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Enlarged Brain Size, Autism, Epilepsy And Cancer Linked To Newly Found Gene Mutations

According to a study published online in Nature Genetics, researchers have identified three new mutations associated with megalencephaly (enlarged brain size), cancer, autism, hydrocephalus, skin growth disorders, epilepsy, and vascular anomalies…
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