High-calorie diet may slow progression of motor neuron disease

A high-carbohydrate, high-calorie diet could delay the progression of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also known as motor neuron disease or Lou Gehrig`s disease, according to a new study.

High-fat, high-calorie diet linked to increased pancreatic cancer risk

A new study has found that mice made obese by high-calorie, high-fat diets develop abnormally high numbers of lesions known to be precursors to pancreas cancer.