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Eat Fish: It Is So Good For You
2013-03-05 09:18:37

Fish is healthy: easy to digest and with a high level of precious proteins, fish is considered an important part of a healthy diet.

98 Year Old Lipid Researcher Reports On The Dietary Causes Of Heart Disease
2013-02-28 08:49:19

A 98-year-old researcher argues that, contrary to decades of clinical assumptions and advice to patients, dietary cholesterol is good for your heart – unless that cholesterol is unnaturally oxidized (by frying foods in reused oil, eating lots of polyunsaturated fats, or smoking).

2013-02-21 11:41:02

Triglyceride lipid emulsions rich in an omega-3 fatty acid injected within a few hours of an ischemic stroke can decrease the amount of damaged brain tissue by 50 percent or more in mice.

2013-02-21 11:39:12

Research conducted by a team of scientists from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and Dr. Nicolas Bazan, Boyd Professor and Director of the Neuroscience Center of Excellence at LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans, found the novel use of a component of fish oil reduced brain trauma in newborn mice.

2013-02-19 12:24:39

Researchers at the Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden, show that cholesterol metabolism is regulated by bacteria in the small intestine.

2013-02-14 10:25:09

A search for genes that change their levels of expression in response to nutrient deprivation has uncovered potential clues to the mechanism underlying the health benefits of omega fatty acids.

2013-01-29 10:14:54

A new way of looking at a cell's surface reveals the distribution of small molecules in the cell membrane, changing the understanding of its organization.

Gene Converts Carbohydrates Into Fat
2012-12-07 05:54:07

Researchers from the University of California, Berkeley recently discovered a gene that helps the body change carbs into fat. The team of investigators believes that the finding will be incredibly beneficial in terms of developing treatments for diabetes and fatty liver disease.


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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