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Flavanols in cocoa may offer benefits to the brain
...nd cognition, which is an issue that unfortunately plagues
many older adults today, Hollenberg said.This advancement in science related to brain health is especially exciting at a time when the nations 78 million baby boomers are aging. The need to impact cognitive function and brain health will only contin...
Researchers discover master metabolism regulator with profound effect on fat metabolism
...food intake but insufficient protein intake, which plagues
the populations of the poorer nations of Asia and Africa. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations estimates that 850 million people were malnourished between 1999 and 2005. Those who eat a diet with sufficient calories that i...
Whale bubble nets, saxophone sounds, ultrasonic laser
...SC5). In efforts to eliminate the wind noise that plagues
hearing-aid users when they are outdoors, Gary Elko ( firstname.lastname@example.org ) and Jens Meyer of mh acoustics LLC in Summit, NJ will present an "electronic windscreen," a signal-processing algorithm that reduces wind noise picked up by the microphones i...
Vaccine shown effective against chancroid
CHAPEL HILL HIV plagues
more than 25 million people in sub-Saharan Africa, according to the World Health Organization, and efforts to develop a vaccine against the virus have achieved limited success. But what if a vaccine against another sexually transmitted infection fou...
UC Davis M.I.N.D. Institute launches largest biomedical assessment of children with autism
...overy process and clarify the variability that now plagues
autism research. From there, we can more quickly identify causes and treatments, and by adding collaborative partners we will be able to gather as much information as quickly as possible."...
Report focuses on challenges to unlocking future promise of vaccines
... unlock the future promise of vaccines against the plagues
of the 21st century are the focus of a new report by the American Academy of Microbiology. "The success of vaccines in controlling disease has been profound. Many diseases that formerly raged unchecked are now under control and others have been elim...
Researchers at UGA provide first look at protein expression in Chagas disease-causing parasites
...tant first step toward helping end the misery that plagues
so many people. Researchers estimate than around 90 million people are at risk for Chagas Disease. In endemic areas, it is associated with other parasitic diseases, tuberculosis, HIV and malnutrition as a typical "social disease" among the rural poor...
Research news from the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University
...l and Prevention, the metabolic syndrome currently plagues
more than 20% of adults in the United States. The metabolic syndrome, also called insulin resistance syndrome, puts people at increased risk of type II diabetes and heart disease. Overweight students were nearly three times more likely to exhibit a ...
Biologists discover why 10% of Europeans are safe from HIV infection
...he University of Liverpool have discovered how the plagues
of the Middle Ages have made around 10% of Europea...mutation is restricted to Europe suggests that the plagues
of the Middle Ages played a big part in raising the frequency of the mutation. These plagues