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Are Probiotic Foods a Waste of Time?...
Scientific American | 2017-01-21 15:00 UTC
Are you stocking the pond but starving the fish? When it comes to a healthy gut, prebiotics may be way more important than probiotics.
By ceres on 2017-01-22 18:38 UTC
The Golden Age of Antibiotics Is Over...
LifeZette | 2017-01-17 20:24 UTC
For so long now, American patients have relied on and demanded antibiotics for every little thing that ails them (and their children). And antibiotic resistance has already been labeled an urgent public health concern. But another study this week has foun
By viper1 on 2017-01-17 21:09 UTC
Avoiding over-the-counter heartburn medications could save cancer patients' lives...
ScienceDaily.com | 2016-12-16 16:56 UTC
Something as seemingly harmless as a heartburn pill could lead cancer patients to take a turn for the worse. A new study has discovered that proton pump inhibitors, which are very common medications for heartburn and gastrointestinal bleeding, decrease ef
By viper1 on 2016-12-16 22:34 UTC
Eating this is linked to brain health and intelligence in older adults...
TreeHugger | 2016-12-15 16:36 UTC
New research finds a link between consumption of the plant nutrient lutein and "crystallized intelligence," the ability to use the skills and knowledge acquired during ones life.
By viper1 on 2016-12-15 17:59 UTC, Edited: 2016-12-15 18:07 UTC
Food-Borne Bacterium From Improperly Cooked Chicken Found To Cause Guillain-Barre Syndrome...
Tech Times | 2016-12-11 15:36 UTC
Researchers have found that improperly cooked chicken meat contain a bacterium that can cause Guillain-Barre Syndrome. Their findings also hinted at how treating the autoimmune condition can be improved.
By viper1 on 2016-12-11 19:32 UTC
WH adviser: Infectious disease a major US security threat...
Washington Examiner | 2016-12-09 15:43 UTC
A senior adviser to President Obama said Friday that one of the biggest threats the next administration faces on the homeland security front is the emergence of infectious diseases. The threat I would highlight here for the next team, quite frankly, is em
By viper1 on 2016-12-09 17:06 UTC
Flashing lights could STOP Alzheimers disease in its tracks...
The Sun | 2016-12-07 18:00 UTC
Strobe lighting halts the build-up of amyloid plaques in the brain, which are a key marker of the most common form of dementia, pictured, scans of brains with Alzheimer’s

However, they returned to normal within 24 hours, casting doubt on whether the effect is permanent.
By ceres on 2016-12-07 20:05 UTC
'Keep poultry inside' amid bird flu risk, keepers told...
BBC | 2016-12-07 11:11 UTC
Poultry keepers have been told to keep their birds inside to protect them from avian flu in Europe.
By ceres on 2016-12-07 17:07 UTC
Commuting Patterns Help Forecast Flu Outbreaks...
Scientific American | 2016-12-06 16:15 UTC
Flu forecasts within large metro areas like New York City might be improved by adding in data about the flow of commuters. Christopher Intagliata reports.
By ceres on 2016-12-06 21:58 UTC
Researchers uncover possible source of genetic error causing multiple diseases...
Phys.org | 2016-12-05 16:43 UTC
Tufts University researchers have discovered a possible explanation for the occurrence of a genetic error that causes over a dozen neuromuscular and neurodegenerative disorders, including Huntington's disease, myotonic dystrophy and forms of spinocerebell
By rjx32 on 2016-12-05 19:56 UTC

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