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2011-03-04 08:50:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., March 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New data suggest that the drug Topamax (topiramate) and its generic versions increase the risk for the birth defects cleft lip and cleft palate in babies born to women who use the medication during pregnancy, the U.S.

2011-03-02 13:08:25

Indiana University scientists have solved a perplexing mystery regarding one of the body's main energy storage molecules, in the process shedding light on a possible route to treatment of a rare but deadly disease in teenagers.

2011-02-24 17:32:23

A recent study accepted for publication in Endocrinology, a publication of The Endocrine Society, reports for the first time that maternal fructose intake during pregnancy results in sex-specific changes in fetal and neonatal endocrinology.

2011-02-10 16:30:42

A new comprehensive review, recently published in Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition, concludes that fructose does not increase food intake or impact body weight or blood triglycerides in overweight or obese individuals.

2011-02-09 23:23:36

The dietary concerns of too much fructose is well documented. High-fructose corn syrup has become the sweetener most commonly added to processed foods.

2011-01-25 10:07:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A comprehensive review of oral glucosamine use and its effect on glucose metabolism in normal and diabetic individuals has been accepted for publication in an upcoming edition of Diabetes Metabolism Research and Reviews.

2010-12-27 20:41:56

A newly engineered yeast strain can simultaneously consume two types of sugar from plants to produce ethanol, researchers report.

2010-12-17 00:00:42

One in five adults has chronic joint symptoms, yet half of those people thing nothing can be done to help them.

2010-12-10 14:41:40

A team of Bioengineers in the United States have modified a strain of bacteria to increase its ability to produce ethanol.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.