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Nov 12, 2019 by News Staff / Source

The new biofilm-specific vaccine, developed by researchers from the University of Maryland-Baltimore, Northern Arizona University and the University of Zurich, was more than 80% effective in protecting mice from succumbing to Staphylococcus aureus infection. This digitally-colorized scanning electron microscopic (SEM) image depicts a number of mustard-colored, spheroid-shaped Staphylococcus aureus bacteria that were in the process of escaping their...

Nov 6, 2019 by News Staff / Source

High-intensity interval training results in the greatest memory performance in inactive older adults compared to moderate training or stretching, according...

Oct 30, 2019 by News Staff / Source

Avocatin B, a fat molecule found only in avocados (Persea americana), can inhibit cellular processes that normally lead to diabetes, according to a study...

Oct 21, 2019 by News Staff / Source

According to a new study published in the European Respiratory Journal, fatty tissue accumulates within the airway walls of people who are overweight or...

Oct 17, 2019 by News Staff / Source

An international team of researchers from Brazil, the United States and Sweden has found that polyphenols found in berries of the açaí palm (Euterpe...

Oct 15, 2019 by News Staff / Source

‘Special occasion drinking’ during pregnancy could cause insulin resistance, which increases the likelihood of diabetes, in male offspring, suggests...

Oct 10, 2019 by News Staff / Source

Human breast milk contains many known antimicrobial and immunomodulatory molecules, including immunoglobulins, antimicrobial peptides, and fatty acids....

Oct 10, 2019 by News Staff / Source

According to a new study published in the journal Science Advances, cartilage in our joints can repair itself through a process similar to that used by...

Oct 2, 2019 by News Staff / Source

A research team led by Harvard Medical School scientists has found that high levels of fructose — but not glucose — in the high-fat diet inhibit...

Oct 1, 2019 by News Staff / Source

Acne vulgaris, which occurs in 44-95% of teenagers of varying ethnicities, represents a natural, transient inflammatory interaction of adolescent facial...

Sep 26, 2019 by News Staff / Source

Increasing nut consumption by just half a serving (14 g) a day may help mitigate the gradual weight gain common during adulthood, and beneficially contribute...

Sep 24, 2019 by News Staff / Source

Dr. Jonathan Betts from the University of Surrey and colleagues have found that the green-tea polyphenol epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) can restore the...

Sep 23, 2019 by News Staff / Source

A team of scientists at the University of Pennsylvania has developed a new vaccine candidate to protect against herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2), the...

Sep 17, 2019 by News Staff / Source

A new study, published in the journal Cell Metabolism, shows that humans and other bony vertebrates need a hormone called osteocalcin to develop an acute...

Sep 16, 2019 by News Staff / Source

Habitual tea drinking has positive effects on brain organization and gives rise to greater efficiency in functional and structural connectivity, according...

Sep 10, 2019 by News Staff / Source

Higher coffee intake may help reduce the risk of symptomatic gallstone disease, according to a University of Copenhagen-led study. Coffee consumption is...

Sep 2, 2019 by News Staff / Source

A team of researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has developed a thread-like ferromagnetic robot that can glide through complex...

Sep 2, 2019 by News Staff / Source

A team of researchers at the University of Iowa has found that a single bout of aerobic exercise improves cognitive functions and working memory in older...

Aug 28, 2019 by News Staff / Source

People with higher optimism are more likely to live longer and to achieve ‘exceptional longevity,’ that is, living to the age of 85 or beyond, according...

Aug 26, 2019 by News Staff / Source

People who have dogs are more likely to achieve the recommended level of behavioral cardiovascular health metrics such as physical activity and diet than...