On our Lab Notes page CalorieLab’s editors select and rank the day’s essential health news items in real time. Readers can suggest, vote and comment on items. Below are brief summaries of yesterday’s (July 28, 2012) Lab Notes items. To see today’s items, visit Lab Notes.
Because older people who live in their own homes have better diets, they have more beneficial bacteria in their guts than those whose meals are provided in nursing homes or other facilities, and also score higher on physical and cognitive fitness tests.
(By CalorieLab editors)