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Scientists have way to control sugars th…

September 28, 2012 by Brian Wallheimer

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Scientists can now turn on or off the enzymes responsible for processing starchy foods into sugars in the human digestive system,   a finding they believe will allow them to better control those processes...

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How Key Genes Cooperate to Make Healthy …

September 29, 2011 by Paul Preuss

Scientists from Berkeley Lab, the University of Bradford, and Boston University discover a crucial connection in skin formation   Skin is the body’s armor, protecting us from disease agents, injury, excessive water loss, and cold and heat. Yet...

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Jump, Flip, Twist and Enjoy Gymnastics S…

October 5, 2012 by American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

AAOS offers gymnastics safety tips   Gymnastics is a rigorous sport requiring long hours of practice and complex physical movements. In addition to the weight-bearing stress placed on the upper body during many gymnastics moves, the countless twists...

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Flu Antibody’s ‘One-Handed Grab’ May Boo…

September 28, 2012 by Dr Dali Edwards

Scientists from The Scripps Research Institute and Sea Lane Biotechnologies have solved the co-crystal structure of a human antibody that can neutralize influenza viruses in a unique way   The antibody recognizes the crucial structure that flu viruses...

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First Estrogen Receptor-α Mutation Ident…

July 11, 2013 by Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University

A receptor mutation that essentially blocks estrogen’s action has been identified for the first time in a female, researchers report.   The 18-year-old wasn’t experiencing breast development or menstruation, classic symptoms of too little estrogen, the usual cause...

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Meditation Strengthens the Brain

March 13, 2012 by Mark Wheeler

Meditation strengthens the connections between brain cells   Earlier evidence out of UCLA suggested that meditating for years thickens the brain (in a good way) and strengthens the connections between brain cells. Now a further report by UCLA...

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Number of Genes Associated with…

Critical insight provided into the disease mechanisms behind multiple sclerosis.   Scientists have identified...

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Fatty Diets May Be Associated…

Men’s diets, in particular the amount and type of different fats they...

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The Plight of an International…

Here is a compelling story of a Bulgarian trained physician who has...

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