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Saliva could modify dietary choices
NEWS MEDICAL Saliva is crucial for tasting and digesting food, but scientists have now found that it may have another, more subtle role. 17 minutes
Medical News Today: What are some tips for instant migraine relief?
MNT Many people experience intense forms of headache known as migraine. There are many potential natural remedies for migraines, including diet changes, yoga, and stress reduction. Other... 28 minutes
Strawberries could mitigate colonic inflammation
NEWS MEDICAL Inflammatory bowel disease is a set of painful conditions that can cause severe diarrhea and fatigue. Treatments can include medications and surgery. But now researchers report that a simple dietary intervention could mitigate colonic inflammation and improve gut... 40 minutes
The man who sold America on vitamin D — and profited in the process
NEWS MEDICAL Dr. Michael Holick's enthusiasm for vitamin D can be fairly described as extreme. 2 hours
Elevated LDL cholesterol levels linked to higher risk of CVD death in young, healthy people
NEWS MEDICAL Young, healthy people may still face a lifetime risk of premature death from cardiovascular disease if they cannot... 2 hours
Saliva could influence taste preferences
PHYS.ORG Saliva is crucial for tasting and digesting food, but scientists have now found that it may have another, more subtle role. Salivary proteins could be part of a feedback loop that influences how food tastes to people—and by... 3 hours
Could Saliva Influence What We Like to Eat?
SCI-NEWS.COM Saliva is necessary for digestion. It lubricates the throat to make swallowing easier and contains chemicals that break down food.... 4 hours
Thrombospondin-1 contributes to development of aortic aneurysm in mice and humans, study finds
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers centered at the University of Tsukuba and Kansai Medical University in Japan reveal matricellular protein Thrombospondin-1 (Thbs1) contributes to the development... 4 hours
Medical News Today: Why a low-carb diet may not be so good for you
MNT A new study may have found the 'sweet spot' of carb intake. The researchers point out that both too much... 4 hours
Techniques for reducing sugar content in dairy products show promise
PHYS.ORG Dairy foods are popular among consumers, and sales gross more than $125 billion per year (IDFA, 2017). With dairy product popularity comes new demands from consumers for healthier,... 6 hours
Researchers review various options to reduce sugar in dairy products
NEWS MEDICAL Dairy foods are popular among consumers, and sales gross more than $125 billion per year. With dairy product popularity comes new demands from consumers for healthier, low-calorie products... 6 hours
Scientists examine effects of consuming high-protein milk at breakfast on blood glucose levels, satiety
NEWS MEDICAL A change in breakfast routine may provide benefits for the management of type 2 diabetes, according to a new study... 7 hours
Biological engineers discover new antibiotic candidates
MIT Screen of human proteins reveals some with antimicrobial power. 9 hours
Students more likely to eat school breakfast when given extra time, new study finds
SCIENCE DAILY Using food weighting stations, the researchers collected information on the number of students who ate a school breakfast, how much... 2 days
WATCH: A look into low carb versus high carb diets
ABC NEWS A new study finds carbohydrates in moderation is the healthiest way to go. 2 days
Scientists create new technology and solve a key puzzle for cellular memory
SCIENCE DAILY With a new groundbreaking technique, researchers have managed to identify a protein that is responsible for cellular memory being transmitted when cells divide. The... 3 days
Texas A&M researchers develop clay-based platform to grow blood vessels
NEWS MEDICAL Formation of new blood vessels, a process also known as angiogenesis, is one of the major clinical challenges in wound healing and tissue implants. To address this issue,... 3 days
New approach to fight tuberculosis, a leading cause of death worldwide
SCIENCE DAILY A group of researchers used a systematic approach to get an entirely new look at the way tuberculosis infects people. Their study uncovered interactions between tuberculosis... 3 days
Taking a closer look at unevenly charged biomolecules
SCIENCE DAILY Clinicians most often monitor antibodies because these small proteins attach to antigens, or foreign substances, we face every day. Most biomolecules, however, have complicated charge characteristics, and the sensor response from conventional... 3 days
New way to grow blood vessels developed
SCIENCE DAILY Formation of new blood vessels, a process also known as angiogenesis, is one of the major clinical challenges in wound healing and tissue implants. To address this issue, researchers have developed a clay-based platform... 3 days
A novel synthetic antibody enables conditional 'protein knockdown' in vertebrates
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have developed a novel synthetic antibody that paves the way for an improved functional analysis of proteins. 3 days
More protein after weight loss may reduce fatty liver disease
SCIENCE DAILY Increasing the amount of protein in the diet may reduce the liver's fat content and lower the risk of diabetes in people with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). 3 days
Obesity, infertility and oxidative stress in mouse egg cells
SCIENCE DAILY Proteomic analysis of oocytes from obese mice showed changes in a protein that promotes antioxidant production and may alter meiotic spindles. 3 days
Medical News Today: Multiple sclerosis: Healthful diet tied to lower risk
MNT An Australian multicenter study found that those who ate more vegetables, fish, and other healthful foods had a lower risk of MS than those who ate... 3 days
Multiple sclerosis: Healthful diet tied to lower risk
MNT An Australian multicenter study found that those who ate more vegetables, fish, and other healthful foods had a lower risk of MS than those who ate less. 3 days
Genome mapping of seed-borne allergens and immunoresponsive proteins in wheat
Science Magazine Wheat is an important staple grain for humankind globally because of its end-use quality and nutritional properties and its adaptability to diverse climates. For a small proportion of... 3 days
A novel synthetic antibody enables conditional 'protein knockdown' in vertebrates
PHYS.ORG The research groups led by Dr. Jörg Mansfeld of the Biotechnology Center of the TU Dresden (BIOTEC) and Dr. Caren Norden of the Max Planck Institute for Molecular... 3 days
Statins associated with improvement of rare lung disease
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have found that cholesterol-lowering statins may improve the conditions of people with a rare lung disease called autoimmune pulmonary alveolar proteinosis. The research also suggested that two new tests could help... 3 days
Why some people with brain markers of Alzheimer's have no dementia
SCIENCE DAILY A new study has uncovered why some people that have brain markers of Alzheimer's disease (AD) never develop the classic dementia that others do. The results... 3 days
Moderate carbohydrate intake may be best for health, study suggests
SCIENCE DAILY A new study has found that diets both low and high in carbohydrates were linked with an increase in mortality, while moderate consumers of carbohydrates had the lowest... 3 days
FDA approves Marketing of brainsway deep transcranial magnetic stimulation system for OCD
NEWS MEDICAL Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration permitted marketing of the Brainsway Deep Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation System for treatment of obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD). 3 days
Researchers use bacteria to cure fungal infections
PHYS.ORG Researchers in the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology's Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Engineering have cured fungal infections using a soil-dwelling bacteria. The findings of the research led by Assistant Professor Boaz Mizrahi and conducted... 3 days
Scientists discover natural plant-based food preservative
PHYS.ORG Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) scientists have discovered a plant-based food preservative that is more effective than artificial preservatives. The organic preservative comprises naturally occurring flavonoids, a diverse group of phytonutrients found in almost all... 3 days
A bee economist explains honey bees' vital role in growing tasty almonds
PHYS.ORG It's sometimes reported that one in every three bites of food depends on bees. As is often the case when an easy to grasp... 3 days
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THE VERGE We’ve got a whirlwind of an episode this week on The Vergecast. Nilay, Paul, and Dieter bring back... 3 days
Every (fifth) breath we take—friends of phytoplankton and why they matter
PHYS.ORG In the world's oceans, microbes capture solar energy, catalyze key biogeochemical transformations of important elements, produce and consume greenhouse gases, and comprise the base of the... 3 days
Global study shows environmentally friendly farming can increase productivity
PHYS.ORG A major new study involving researchers from the University of York has measured a global shift towards more sustainable agricultural systems that provide environmental improvements at the same time as... 3 days
Regeneron receives FDA approval for EYLEA Injection sBLA in patients with wet AMD
NEWS MEDICAL Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a supplemental Biologics License Application for EYLEA Injection... 3 days
How do plants rest photosynthetic activity at night?
PHYS.ORG Photosynthesis, the process by which plants generate food, is a powerful piece of molecular machinery that needs sunlight to run. The proteins involved in photosynthesis need to be 'on' when they have... 3 days
Low-Carb Diets Are Trendy, But a 'Medium-Carb' Diet May Be Best, Study Says
LIVE SCIENCE Eating carbohydrates in moderation may be best for boosting longevity. 3 days
New CRISPR technology may help eliminate mutated gene sequence
NEWS MEDICAL In a new study in cells, University of Illinois researchers have adapted CRISPR gene-editing technology to cause the cell's internal machinery to skip over a small portion of a gene... 3 days
Here's how I feel after 15 days without sugar, grains, dairy or alcohol
ABC NEWS I think I see the very faint light at the end of the very long Whole30 tunnel. 3 days
Increasing dietary protein may lower risk of diabetes in people with NAFLD
NEWS MEDICAL Increasing the amount of protein in the diet may reduce the liver's fat content and lower the risk of diabetes in people with nonalcoholic... 3 days
NUS study discovers a bidirectional regulator and shines light on A-to-I RNA editing in cancer cells
NEWS MEDICAL An in-depth study on the regulation of adenosine-to-inosine (A-to-I) RNA editing by researchers from the Cancer... 3 days
Case Western Reserve gets three-year grant to enhance food systems in Cleveland neighborhoods
NEWS MEDICAL A multidisciplinary research team led by Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine has received a three-year, $936,000 grant to use collaborative... 3 days
Statins may improve conditions of people with rare lung disease
NEWS MEDICAL In the first study of its kind, researchers have found that cholesterol-lowering statins may improve the conditions of people with a rare lung disease called autoimmune pulmonary alveolar... 3 days
New technique detects, measures, analyzes unevenly charged biomolecules
NEWS MEDICAL In clinical diagnostics, it is critical to monitor biomolecules in a simple, rapid and sensitive way. Clinicians most often monitor antibodies because these small proteins attach to antigens, or foreign substances, we... 3 days
Microscopic insect odour detecting mechanisms discovered
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers at Rockefeller have used an ultra sensitive device to detect the olfactory systems of insects that help them smell out food and danger. The study titled, “Cryo-EM structure of the insect olfactory receptor Orco,” on... 4 days
Miscarriage cause, key cellular targets of potential drugs, revealed in new research
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have discovered a gene mutation underlying hydrops fetalis -- a fatal condition to fetuses due to fluid buildup in the space between organs.... 4 days
How a 'jellyfish'-shaped structure relieves pressure in your cells
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists have solved the structure of a key protein that senses when our cells swell. 4 days
Brave moo world?
BBC An offshore dairy farm aims to help Rotterdam produce its own food more sustainably. 4 days
How do plants turn off photosynthetic activity at night?
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists have identified two proteins that allow plants to respond to changes in surrounding light conditions and thereby make photosynthesis more efficient. 4 days
New CRISPR technique skips over portions of genes that can cause disease
SCIENCE DAILY In a new study in cells, researchers have adapted CRISPR gene-editing technology to cause the cell's internal machinery to skip over a small portion... 4 days
Uber's move into bikes and food delivery deepens losses
BBC Losses mount as Uber tries to build future profits by moves into Eats and bike sharing. 4 days
Autism linked to egg cells' difficulty creating large proteins
SCIENCE DAILY New work reveals that the genetic factors underlying fragile X syndrome, and potentially from other autism-related disorders, stem from defects in the cell's ability to create unusually large protein structures.... 4 days
New CRISPR technique skips over portions of genes that can cause disease
PHYS.ORG In a new study in cells, University of Illinois researchers have adapted CRISPR gene-editing technology to cause the cell's internal machinery to skip over... 4 days
DoorDash raises another $250M, nearly triples valuation to $4B
TechCrunch Food delivery startup DoorDash announced this afternoon that it has raised $250 million, just five months since the company announced a $535 million round. Why raise more money so soon? CEO... 4 days
Diagnosing cancer with malaria protein: New method discovered
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have discovered a method of diagnosing a broad range of cancers at their early stages by utilizing a particular malaria protein, which sticks to cancer cells in blood samples. The researchers... 4 days
Key protein involved in the development of autism discovered
SCIENCE DAILY The protein CPEB4, which coordinates the expression of hundreds of genes required for neuronal activity, is altered in the brains of individuals with autism, according to new research. 4 days
How a 'jellyfish'-shaped structure relieves pressure in your cells
PHYS.ORG Scientists at Scripps Research have solved the structure of a key protein that senses when our cells swell. This protein, called SWELL1 (or LRRC8A), works as an "ion channel" on... 4 days
Medical News Today: What are the natural ways to prevent prostate cancer?
MNT Age, genetics, and a poor diet are among the many risk factors for prostate cancer. By taking certain steps, a person may be able... 4 days
Taking a closer look at unevenly charged biomolecules
PHYS.ORG In clinical diagnostics, it is critical to monitor biomolecules in a simple, rapid and sensitive way. Clinicians most often monitor antibodies because these small proteins attach to antigens, or foreign substances, we... 4 days
Researchers develop new method to diagnose broad range of cancers using malaria protein
NEWS MEDICAL In a spectacular new study, researchers from the University of Copenhagen have discovered a method of diagnosing a broad range of cancers... 4 days
Fragile X mental retardation 1 gene enhances the translation of large autism-related proteins
Science Magazine Mutations in the fragile X mental retardation 1 gene (FMR1) cause the most common inherited human autism spectrum disorder. FMR1 influences messenger... 4 days
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Scientists create new technology and solve a key puzzle for cellular memory
PHYS.ORG With a new groundbreaking technique, researchers from University of Copenhagen have managed to identify a protein that is responsible for cellular memory transmission when... 4 days
FDA grants approval for first generic version of epinephrine auto-injector
NEWS MEDICAL The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved the first generic version of EpiPen and EpiPen Jr (epinephrine) auto-injector for the emergency treatment of allergic reactions, including those... 4 days
RUNX proteins act as regulators in DNA repair
SCIENCE DAILY A study has revealed that RUNX proteins are regulators in efficient DNA repair via the Fanconi Anemia (FA) pathway. 4 days
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THE VERGE Grocery giant Kroger and autonomous vehicle startup Nuro launched their driverless delivery service Thursday in Scottsdale, Arizona. It is the first market... 4 days
Getting warmer—understanding threats to ocean health
PHYS.ORG The global ocean covers 70 percent of our planet, makes Earth habitable, and contributes to economies, food supplies, and our health. Yet the ocean is increasingly threatened by the growing amount of carbon dioxide in the... 4 days
Model predicts polymer food packaging's propensity for absorbing aroma molecules from their contents
PHYS.ORG Your favorite foods and beverages could soon taste even better, thanks to new calculations developed at A*STAR. One significant source of flavor... 4 days
Highly effective natural plant-based food preservative discovered
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists have discovered a plant-based food preservative that is more effective than artificial preservatives. 4 days
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THE VERGE A small, useful Facebook feature is doing a lot of good. CEO Mark Zuckerberg wrote in... 4 days
More than 2 billion people lack safe drinking water. That number will only grow.
SCIENCE-NEWS By 2050, half the world’s population may no longer have safe water to drink or grow food. What then? 4 days
Nuro and Kroger are deploying self-driving cars for grocery delivery in Arizona today
TechCrunch Self-driving car startup Nuro is ready to put autonomous vehicles on the road in partnership with Kroger to deliver groceries in Scottsdale,... 4 days
FDA expands approval of Vertex' cystic fibrosis medicine to treat children aged 12 to
NEWS MEDICAL Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved KALYDECO® (ivacaftor) to include use in children with... 4 days
Medical News Today: How does eating before a workout affect the body?
MNT A new study looks at how having breakfast before a morning workout affects the body during and after exercise — especially its ability to... 4 days
Sun Pharma receives U.S. FDA approval for CEQUA to treat patients with dry eye disease
NEWS MEDICAL Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. today announced that Sun Pharma has received approval for CEQUA (cyclosporine ophthalmic solution) 0.09%,... 4 days
FDA expands approval of Vertex' cysticfibrosis medicine to treat children aged 12 to
NEWS MEDICAL Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved KALYDECO® (ivacaftor) to include use in children with cystic fibrosis... 4 days
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CBC A new Canadian study suggests that... 4 days
Two thyroid medications recalled by FDA
NEWS MEDICAL The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have announced the recall of two thyroid medications due to issues with their ingredients. 4 days
Shelf Engine uses machine learning to stop food waste from eating into store margins
TechCrunch While running Molly’s, the Seattle-based ready meal wholesaler he founded, Stefan Kalb was upset about its 28% food wastage rate.... 5 days
SMURF1 provides targeted approach to preventing cocaine addiction relapse
SCIENCE DAILY A class of proteins that has generated significant interest for its potential to treat diseases, has for the first time, been shown to be effective in reducing relapse, or drug-seeking... 5 days
Byproducts of 'junk DNA' implicated in cancer spread
SCIENCE DAILY Biologists have revealed that enhancer RNAs play a significant role in cancer dissemination. The researchers found that eRNAs have a direct role in the activation of genes that are important for tumor... 5 days
Medical News Today: 14 ways to lose weight without diet or exercise
MNT VIDEO Strict diets can be challenging to follow, and people may not always have the time or ability to exercise. However, a variety of simple... 5 days
Kids living near forests have more 'diverse' diets, better nutrition: Study
ABC NEWS The study looked at a massive trove of dietary records between 2000 and 2013. 5 days
New discoveries show how protein droplets do more than keep cells’ interiors tidy
NEWS MEDICAL Inside cells, where DNA is packed tightly in the nucleus and rigid proteins keep intricate transport systems on track, some molecules have... 5 days
Impacts of forests on childrens diet in rural areas across 27 developing countries
Science Magazine Micronutrient deficiency affects about a third of the world’s population. Children in developing countries are particularly vulnerable. Consequences include impaired cognitive and... 5 days
[Research Articles] KHS101 disrupts energy metabolism in human glioblastoma cells and reduces tumor growth in mice
Science Magazine Pharmacological inhibition of uncontrolled cell growth with small-molecule inhibitors is a potential strategy for treating glioblastoma... 5 days
Study reveals role of RUNX proteins in DNA repair
NEWS MEDICAL A study by researchers from the Cancer Science Institute of Singapore at the National University of Singapore has revealed that RUNX proteins are integral to efficient DNA repair via the... 5 days
Medical News Today: Foods to eat for better sex
MNT Many people look to their diet to find ways of improving their sex lives. People sometimes try known aphrodisiacs to boost libido, or they might want to try heart-healthy foods... 5 days
The origin of off-taste in onions
PHYS.ORG Chopping onions is usually associated with watery and stinging eyes. But after the onions are diced and the tears are dried, the vegetable pieces can sometimes develop an unpleasant bitter taste. Now, one group reports in... 5 days
Protein droplets keep neurons at the ready and immune system in balance
SCIENCE DAILY Discoveries show how proteins that organize into liquid droplets inside cells make certain biological functions possible. 5 days
Cruciferous vegetables found to protect against colon cancer in mice
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers have revealed how vegetables such as broccoli, cabbage and kale help to maintain a healthy gut and protect against colon cancer. 5 days
Evidence suggests global warming might have a negative impact on some government workers
PHYS.ORG A team of researchers affiliated with MIT and Harvard University has found evidence suggesting that as the planet heats up, the performance... 5 days
European aquaculture to benefit from a better quality of live feed
PHYS.ORG The aquaculture sector is growing, with fish farming being a key way to ensure Europe gets the quality food it needs without exploiting marine resources further.... 5 days
Fighting food waste, Full Harvest raises $8.5m to bring excess produce to commercial buyers
TechCrunch It’s a story that any urban millennial can (and will) complain about. You are looking for a non-caffeinated beverage, so... 5 days
Medical News Today: Is it safe to reheat rice?
MNT People often believe it is unsafe to reheat rice. This is because certain bacteria in rice can survive the cooking process. In fact, it is safe to eat reheated rice... 5 days
Medical News Today: What are the symptoms of a UTI in older adults?
MNT Urinary tract infections (UTIs) can affect people at any age. However, UTIs are one of the most common causes of infection in... 5 days
Medical News Today: What are monk fruit and stevia?
MNT Monk fruit and stevia are natural, plant-based sweeteners. The products tend to contain few, if any, calories, carbohydrates, and sugars, and people use them as alternatives to sugar, honey, and... 5 days
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