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Gallic acid and stretching decrease osteoarthritis markers in cartilage cells

Researchers used gallic acid, an antioxidant found in gallnuts, green tea and other plants, and applied a stretching mechanism to human cartilage cells taken from arthritic knees that mimics the stretching that occurs when walking. The combination no.....»»

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New study reveals how epithelial cells in the body naturally eliminate "precancerous" ones

Normal epithelial cells show the ability to push out precancerous ones present in the epithelium, by means of 'cell competition.' But the exact molecular mechanism of this recognition by normal epithelial cells was unknown. Now, researchers have unra.....»»

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New discovery on how omega-3 fatty acids can reduce atherosclerosis

A receptor activated by substances formed from omega-3 fatty acids plays a vital role in preventing inflammation in blood vessels and reducing atherosclerosis, a new study reports. The discovery can pave the way for new strategies for treating and pr.....»»

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Normal 6-month outcomes in babies of women with COVID-19 during pregnancy

Babies born to women who had COVID-19 during pregnancy showed reassuring patterns of growth and development at 6-month follow-up, according to a new study......»»

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"Drink your peas!" Benefits of supplementing cow milk with plant protein

Scientists have developed a novel method of supplementing cow milk with vegetable protein using readily available current dairy processing equipment. A new report presents the study, which may open opportunities to create new functional, multisourced.....»»

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Better identification of sesame in food packaging needed to avoid anaphylaxis

A new study found that among those who self-reported an allergic reaction to sesame, more than 56% of products which contained sesame did not declare sesame on the label......»»

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Reducing copper in the body alters cancer metabolism to reduce risk of aggressive breast cancer

Depleting copper levels may reduce the production of energy that cancer cells need to travel and establish themselves in other parts of the body by a process referred to as metastasis, according to a new study. The discovery of the underlying mechani.....»»

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Sugar-coated COVID-19 test strip takes advantage of coronavirus" sweet tooth

A sugar-coated COVID-19 test strip is effective at detecting all known coronaviruses, including variants, according to a new study......»»

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Innovative textile vents to release heat when you sweat

Materials scientists have developed a lightweight material that traps thermal energy when dry, but when the person starts sweating, opens a series of tiny vents to let heat escape and re-closes them to retain heat once they are dry again. Using physi.....»»

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Uncovered: Key to how exercise protects against consequences of aging

Scientists have discovered an enzyme that is key to why exercise improves our health. The discovery opens up the possibility of drugs to promote this enzyme's activity, protecting against the consequences of aging on metabolic health......»»

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New study associates mask laws to reduction of COVID-19 deaths

Countries without face mask mandates experienced significantly higher COVID-19 deaths per million than countries that enacted mask mandates, investigators report in a new study......»»

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Skin sensing made easier: Improved methods facilitate monitoring of body movement and health

Scientists simplify fabrication methods and model human skin structure in designing wearable sensors. This methodology reduces costs, enhances scalability and modular fabrication, and provides effective, wide-ranging sensitivity in wearable pressure.....»»

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Now scientists can efficiently screen billions of chemical compounds to find effective new drug therapies

Researchers developed a new, faster, less expensive method for screening billions of chemical compounds to find new, targeted drug therapies......»»

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Prenatal exposure to phthalates damages reproductive tissue in female mice

Phthalates are a ubiquitous family of chemicals that are used every day. In a new study, researchers have investigated how these compounds affect tissue development in the reproductive systems of female mice offspring......»»

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Breakthrough in using CRISPR-Cas9 to target fat cells

Researchers describe¬†a breakthrough using CRISPR-Cas9, a tool that has transformed molecular biological research, but whose use in the study of adipose tissue had been elusive......»»

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How diet influences taste sensitivity and preference

What you eat influences your taste for what you might want to eat next. So claims a University of California, Riverside, study performed on fruit flies. The study offers a better understanding of neurophysiological plasticity of the taste system in f.....»»

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Study shows how HIV copies itself in the body

HIV replication in the human body requires that specific viral RNAs be packaged into progeny virus particles. A new study has found how a small difference in the RNA sequence can allow the viral RNA to be packaged for replication, creating potential.....»»

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For IBS, specific diets are less important than expected

Many IBS sufferers avoid certain types of food and often exclude gluten. However, a large new study does not show a relationship between high intake of gluten and increased IBS symptoms. The researchers did find that a certain type of carbohydrate ca.....»»

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COVID-19 may have spread faster in United States because first symptom was cough

The strain of COVID-19 virus that was circulating in the United States and Europe during the first wave of the pandemic may have been particularly infectious because the most common first symptom was likely a cough, according to a new study......»»

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Parkinson"s disease mutation misdirects iron in the brain

A common gene mutation for Parkinson's disease drives mislocalization of iron in activated microglia, according to a new study. The results may help explain the accumulation of toxic iron in affected brain areas in the disease and provide a basis for.....»»

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