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Blood Glucose can be Predicted in Advance

Blood Glucose can be Predicted in Advance
A new mathematical model has been created that can gauge blood glucose levels 30 minutes in advance. This may prove to be immensely helpful in the functioning of an artificial pancreas sometime in the future.
Read more Mar 28 2014, 4:23am CDT

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Voodoo dolls show how hunger and lack of self-control go hand in hand

Source: Ars Technica

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Mohammed Alnaser The level of control, or self-control, we exert in our relationships tends to shift based on the relationship itself and a range of external factors. In certain cases, it seems to be a lot easier to be aggressive or angry toward the people we are the closest to. A new study published in PNAS suggests that this level of self-control is directly related to the amount of glucose in the blood. The scientists think that individuals have a fini ...
Full article at: Ars Technica 6 days ago, 10:41am CDT

Contact Lenses to Measure Glucose Levels

Contact Lenses to Measure Glucose Levels
Google is going to create a pair of contact lenses with some micro-circuitry in them. They will measure the glucose levels of diabetic patients who will be the wearers of these novel aids.
Read more Jan 22 2014, 4:02am CST

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Study: Eating A Snack Might Help Avoid Fight With Spouse

Source: CBS Charlotte

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A quick candy bar may stave off more than hunger. It could prevent major fights between husbands and wives, at least if a new study that used voodoo dolls is right. That’s because low blood sugar can make spouses touchy, researchers propose. In fact, it can make them “hangry,” a combination of hungry and angry, said Ohio State University psychology researcher Brad Bushman. “We need glucose for self-control,” ...
Full article at: CBS Charlotte Apr 16 2014, 7:41am CDT

Food intake may affect anger in relationships

Source: European Commission

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We know that the food we eat affects our health and energy levels, but could it also affect our relationships? A new study published this week suggests that low levels of glucose in the blood may increase anger and aggression between spouses. Teams at Ohio State University, Columbus, the University of Kentucky and the University of North Carolina recruited 107 ...
Full article at: European Commission Apr 15 2014, 7:00pm CDT

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: YOFiMeter cellular blood glucose meter from Yofimeter

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: YOFiMeter cellular blood glucose meter from Yofimeter
CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: YOFiMeter cellular blood glucose meter from Yofimeter
Read more Jan 11 2014, 10:25pm CST

Angry with your spouse? Try eating something


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Creative Commons/Ulisse AlbiatiWhen glucose levels are low, people tend to have more difficulty paying attention, regulating their emotions and resisting aggressive impulses. Could low blood-sugar levels contribute to spousal anger?Yes, according to the findings of a small but intriguing study published online Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.Previous studies have suggested that low blood sugar (glucose) may play a role in aggression by undermining se ...
Full article at: Apr 15 2014, 10:10am CDT

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Voodoo Dolls Shed Light on Domestic Spats

Source: Discovery Channel

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Having low blood glucose means you are more likely to stick pins in a voodoo doll that represents your sp ...
Full article at: Discovery Channel Apr 15 2014, 8:00am CDT

Lashing out at your spouse? Check your blood sugar

Source: PsyPost

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Lower levels of blood sugar may make married people angrier at their spouses and even more likely to lash out aggressively, new research reveals. In a 21-day study, researchers found that levels of blood glucose in married people, measured each night, predicted how angry they ...
Full article at: PsyPost Apr 14 2014, 6:36pm CDT

Sweet Sony Sugar Battery

Sweet Sony Sugar Battery
Sony showed a battery that is powered with sugar. The Sony sugar battery generates power using glucose. Enzymes...
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