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2013-10-14 11:25:10

Discover chemical compounds that block the ability of bacteria to make vitamins and amino acids Researchers at McMaster University are addressing the crisis in drug resistance with a novel approach to find new antibiotics. "We have developed technology to find new antibiotics using laboratory conditions that mimic those of infection in the human body," said Eric Brown, professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences. He is the lead author of the paper published in...

2013-09-30 16:02:05

Danish and Australian biologists have developed a technique to determine if seagrass contain sulfur. If the seagrass contains sulfur, it is an indication that the seabed is stressed and that the water environment is threatened. The technique will help biologists all over the world in their effort to save the world’s seagrass meadows. Seagrass meadows, such as eelgrass or Halophila, grow along most of the world's coasts where they provide important habitats for a wide variety of life...

2013-07-29 23:01:03

The latest blog from Marble Media LLC’s HealthFill.com website provides information on a new study out of Purdue University on the relationship between chewing food thoroughly and nutrient absorption in the body. FORT LEE, New Jersey (PRWEB) July 29, 2013 Science has proven, once and for all, that kids need to listen to their mothers—at least when she's telling them to chew their food. In the latest blog from Healthfill.com dated July 18, 2013 and titled,“Chew Your Food...

Sea Lettuce Invades Chinese Beach
2013-07-06 05:51:46

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online It may be called the Yellow Sea, but the northern part of the East China Sea has turned green due to the largest algal bloom in the history of the Asian nation, various media outlets are reporting. According to AFP news agency reports, the State Oceanic Administration is reporting that the algae, which is known as Enteromorpha prolifera, started appearing about one week ago, and among the places affected are a public beach in...

2013-06-27 23:38:15

Concentrated Superfood Spikes Aid with Diet, Detox, Aging, Immune and Digestive Needs (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 Urban Remedy, the popular brand of 100% organic, raw, vegan and gluten-free juice cleanses, meal replacement drinks, and snacks, today announced the launch of their probiotic-based ‘Spikes’ line. Each Spikes “shot” is one half an ounce, containing concentrated superfoods that pinpoint various ailments throughout the body and help to improve overall health. Spikes contain the...

2013-06-27 16:25:24

TAMPA, Fla., June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- American Analysis Software LLC has announced the release of the latest version of their Nutrition Analyzer application (version 3.4.1) . (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130627/CG39335) This application has embedded the world's premier database that covers the nutrient content of almost 8,000 food items. It places this powerful database at the disposal of users for daily analysis of the nutrient content of foods...

2013-06-03 08:28:39

FLORHAM PARK, N.J., June 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Research shows that over 40% of adults do not meet the recommended daily intake for many vitamins and minerals through diet alone.(1,2) For older adults in particular, getting the right nutrition each day can be a challenge. Nestle Health Science understands the needs of seniors and has developed a nutrition bar to meet the specific nutritional needs of older adults to help them get the nutrients they may be missing. New BOOST(®)...

2013-05-28 23:21:15

YoloStrips announces two nutrition strips that provide the right nutrition to keep a well-balanced, healthy body. (PRWEB) May 28, 2013 Developed with exclusive, word-class techniques, YoloStrips created two nutrition strips, YoloBoost and YoloSleep, to offer users an easy way to stay healthy on a hectic, stressful schedule. YoloStrips realizes that with everything people deal with on a day-to-day basis, it´s difficult to take in all the nutrients the body needs to function at its...

2013-05-06 11:50:17

Study shows magnesium intake, absorption significantly associated with bone density in children Parents are advised to make sure their children drink milk and eat other calcium-rich foods to build strong bones. Soon, they also may be urged to make sure their kids eat salmon, almonds and other foods high in magnesium – another nutrient that may play an important role in bone health, according to a study to be presented Sunday, May 5, at the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) annual...

Scientists Say Ocean Nutrients A Key Component Of Future Change
2013-04-10 12:21:16

National Oceanography Centre, Southampton (UK) Variations in nutrient availability in the world's oceans could be a vital component of future environmental change, according to a multi-author review paper involving the National Oceanography Centre, Southampton (NOCS). The paper, published this month in Nature Geoscience, reviews what we know about ocean nutrient patterns and interactions, and how they might be influenced by future climate change and other man-made factors. The authors...