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Diabetic Fruit Flies Support Buzz About Dietary Sugar Dangers, Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute and Mount Sinai School of Medicine Study


1/17/2013 7:47:10 AM

Regularly consuming sucrose—the type of sugar found in many sweetened beverages—increases a person's risk of heart disease. In a study published January 10 in the journal PLOS Genetics, researchers at Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute and Mount Sinai School of Medicine used fruit flies, a well-established model for human health and disease, to determine exactly how sucrose affects heart function. In addition, the researchers discovered that blocking this cellular mechanism prevents sucrose-related heart problems.

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