Newborns get infection protection, not just digestion, from gut bacteria, new study in mice shows
4 monthes ago - By ScienceDaily
Hundreds of thousands of babies worldwide die every year from infections that ravage their digestive systems. New research in mice offers evidence that the difference in survival may come from certain bacteria in their guts, called Clostridia, which appear to provide key protection against infection, in addition to helping digest food.
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Moles: Simple Skin Issue or Something More?
4 monthes ago - By HealthWorks Collective
This article presents a selection of research papers on the subject of neuroscience and neurology published in April. As usual, many new interesting findings were made public this month, and the selection presented here reflects mostly my personal opinion of their importance.
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Neuroscience research has rapidly grown over the years, study finds
4 monthes ago - By News Medical
A study of the impact and research topics of neuroscience papers from 2006-2015 has shown that the number of papers and highly-productive core neuroscience journals has grown, while psychology and behavioral sciences have become more popular research areas.
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Zika virus suppresses a pregnant woman's immune system
University of Southern California researchers found that the Zika virus works by suppressing a pregnant woman's immune system, enabling the virus to spread and harm an unborn baby.
Gulf of Mexico DEAD ZONE caused by agricultural runoff from U.S. farms
Every year, a hypoxic zone appears along the Gulf of Mexico. Otherwise known as a “dead zone,” it is an area of water that contains little to no oxygen. The significantly...
Liquorice pills can interfere with other medication
Liquorice pills are said to reduce hot flushes by 80% and reduce bone thinning. But a new Illinois study found they can interfere with the way the liver processes other drugs...
Popular Heartburn Drugs Don't Raise Risk of Alzheimer's
Researchers say proton pump inhibitors like Nexium or Prilosec not linked to dementia Related MedlinePlus Pages: Alzheimer's Disease , Drug Safety , Heartburn
Control Mechanisms of Synapse Formation Identified
Excitatory synapses release neurotransmitters that excite neurons and synaptic inhibitors release neurotransmitters to inhibit nerve cell excitability synapse.
New Terahertz Imaging Approach can be Useful for Detecting Early-Stage Skin...
Skin cancer can already be detected using terahertz light, but because of the low resolution, the cancer can only be seen after it has grown quite large.
Smart Label Could Detect Food and Cosmetic Spoilage, Contamination
A low-cost, portable, paper-based sensor incorporated into smart labels helps to detect food and cosmetic spoilage and contamination with easy-to-read results.
The Rock Shares His Gym Playlist So We Can All Workout Like Him
Rodale Inc. Ok, so maybe not exactly like him You probably can't lift like Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson at the gym, but now at least you can listen to the music that gets him in...
Patients With Heart Failure Mostly Underestimate Their Disease Risk
The perception about heart disease severity varied between the patient and the physician who treated them.
Breast Milk Might Be Used To Fight Antibacterial Resistance
Sugars present in the breast milk helps take over bacteria which are usually resistant to antibiotics.