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2012-05-02 20:56:18

Cancer-Causing Food Additives Major Concern for Consumers As with many concerned consumers, a team of University of Oklahoma researchers wondered if the green color sometimes seen in bacon is, in fact, harmful to human health.  Recently, these OU scientists took an important first step in answering this question by determining the structure of the green pigment responsible for this ℠nitrite burn.´ The research team led by George Richter-Addo and Jun Yi, Department of...

2009-03-05 13:35:43

A Boston University School of Medicine study suggests short bursts of nitrites can be beneficial in protecting the heart from stress. The study, researchers said, demonstrated for the first time that short elevations in circulating levels of nitrites are sufficient to have a lasting impact on the heart by modulating its oxidation status and its protein machinery. Nitrite is an oxidation product of the short-lived cell signaling molecule nitric oxide and, until recently, was thought to be...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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