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09 Nov New advancements made against drug resistant germs

Scientists have developed a simple way of altering antibiotics that could make them much more powerful against infections caused by drug-resistant microbes.The method made the antibiotic vancomycin much more powerful against two strains of bacteria that had become drug-resistant. The researchers suggest that the simple chemistry...

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09 Nov If you sleep less, you should drink more

New research suggests that insufficient sleep may cause dehydration by disrupting the release of a hormone that is key to regulating hydration.Not only does insufficient sleep impair attention and judgment, but prolonged sleep deprivation raises the risk of type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, obesity,...

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09 Nov Better to drink dark roast coffee

According to data from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in Boston, MA, about 54 percent of all adults in the United States drink coffee on a daily basis. A 2016 study from the University of Ulster in Coleraine, United Kingdom, concluded that...

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09 Nov This is interesting

The p53 gene promotes the expression of the p53 protein, which helps maintain cellular health and has a protective role against the formation of cancer. However, researchers have found that many forms of human cancer present mutations of the p53 protein. Recently, specialists from the Walter and...

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12 Oct New study attempts to blame dementia on pollution

I say ‘attempts’ because the so called study is based entirely on estimates and conjecture, without a single correlating or corroborating factor identified anywhere in the ‘study’, not mention the complete lack of isolation from other factors known to cause dementia Over the years, scientists have identified a number...

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12 Oct Zika virus may hold the key to curing glioblastoma

On the surface, the Zika virus appears to have little in common with glioblastoma, currently the deadliest form of brain cancer. However, they share more similarities than one might imagine. Researchers are currently attempting to exploit their common ground in the battle against this formidable type of cancer. The study...

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12 Oct Inflammation serves a purpose, after all

Scientists have discovered that, as far as arteries are concerned, inflammation can be both good and bad. In its well-known bad role, it can aid atherosclerosis, the plaque-forming process that clogs up arteries and raises the risk of heart attacks and strokes. New research, however, has also revealed...

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