Diabetes medication can reduce food intake

http://ift.tt/1KM2LvW Many studies have focused on how much we eat when we are hungry, but sometimes we eat just to feel better. A new study shows that medication used for type-2 diabetes which mimics the gut-brain hormone glucagon-like peptide-1, can affect the brain’s reward system and reduce the intake of food.

Short, intense exercise bursts can reduce heart risk to teens

http://ift.tt/1N1O6QI Adolescents who perform just eight to ten minutes of high-intensity interval exercise three times a week could be significantly reducing their risk of developing heart conditions, new research has concluded. Even apparently healthy teenagers showed significant improvements in markers which are indicators of cardiovascular health.