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Air pollution can affect bone: New Study
International News, Research

Air pollution can affect bone: New Study

Some of the effects of air pollution on health are well documented. This includes lung cancer, stroke, respiratory diseases, and a long etc. But for others there is less scientific evidence. Such is the case of bone health. Now, a study led by the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal), an institution supported by “la…

 Your brain causes food cravings- Researchers discover
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 Your brain causes food cravings- Researchers discover

According to new research, impulsivity, or responding without thinking about the consequences of an action, had been linked to excessive food intake, binge eating, weight gain and obesity, along with several psychiatric disorders including drug addiction and excessive gambling. A team of researchers that included a faculty member at the University of Georgia had now…

Vaccines: Ingredients and more
International News, Research

Vaccines: Ingredients and more

Vaccines are a central player in our fight against infectious diseases. Many people will be familiar with the concept that a vaccine against a particular virus will contain a small amount of the pathogen or a part of it, at least. When we receive the vaccine, the viral interloper triggers our immune system to launch…

Cancer drug turns against multi-resistant bacteria
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Cancer drug turns against multi-resistant bacteria

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria are increasingly the source of deadly infections. The methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is the source of severe and persistent infections. Some strains are even resistant to multiple antibiotics. There is consequently an urgent need for new drugs effective against MRSA infections. Researchers have now modified an approved cancer drug to develop an active…

Collagen: A beauty secret or Pointless sham?
Global News, Research

Collagen: A beauty secret or Pointless sham?

For centuries, Chinese women viewed collagen as a fountain of youth. Collagen, a protein that binds tissues in fish and animals, routinely consuming foods like pig’s feet, shark fins, and donkey skin in hopes of smoothing withered skin and preserving aging joints. In the 1980s collagen was known as an expensive injectable filler to plump…

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