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Environmental toxin produced by algae may lead to ALS

51 seconds ago   |   ScienceDaily

A computer generated-simulation allowed researchers to see how a toxin produced by algal blooms in saltwater might cause Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis .
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E-Cigarette Ads Not Only Influence Adolescents But Also Justify Their Usage

E-Cigarette Ads Not Only Influence Adolescents But Also Justify Their Usage

26 minutes ago   |   Medindia Health

Adolescents are being targeted for e-cigarette advertisers as potential young customers and are mislead just like tobacco companies used to years ago.
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Researchers unlock cancer-causing mechanism of E. coli toxin with synthetic biology approach

1 hour ago   |   ScienceDaily   |   3 articles

An inter-disciplinary team of researchers has unraveled how a toxin released by Escherichia coli - a human gut bacteria, is connected to colorectal cancer, offering new...
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General Mills recalls Gold Medal Unbleached All Purpose Flour over E. coli fears

6 hours ago   |   Food Safety

Today, General Mills announced a nation wide recall for 5 lb. bags of its Gold Medal “Unbleached All Purpose Flour” marked with a “better-if-used-by” date of Sept. 6, 2020 for...
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The STEC O121 outbreak caused by ground bison is over

6 hours ago   |   Food Safety

The E. coli outbreak caused by ground Bison is over. The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention called the outbreak over on Sept.13, 2019. It ended after reports of...
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French child dies 8 years after E. coli infection

6 hours ago   |   Food Safety

A French child who developed severe complications after being infected by E. coli in 2011 has died. Nolan Moittie was two years old when he was one of a number of people...
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Testa Analytical offers optimized refractive index detectors for HPLC and GPC/SEC systems

7 hours ago   |   News Medical

Testa Analytical Solutions e.K is now offering optimized versions of its proprietary Differential Refractive Index Detector under OEM contract to enhance the performance of...
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Have scientists found a cure for the common cold? Researchers identify vital protein virus needs

Have scientists found a cure for the common cold? Researchers identify vital protein virus needs

7 hours ago   |   Daily Mail   |   2 articles

Researchers have identified a vital protein in cells which the cold virus needs in order to reproduce. By stopping humans producing this protein, they can stop the cells from...
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Vitamin E can Prevent Muscle Damage After Heart Attack

9 hours ago   |   Medindia Health

Vitamin E is an effective, low-cost therapy for preventing muscle damage in heart attack patients. Currently, there is no drug available that can reduce the cardiac damage...
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As illnesses spread, fake vape gear sells on LA streets

11 hours ago   |   ABC News

Want to make a counterfeit marijuana vape that looks like the real thing? The packaging and hardware to produce authentic-looking copies of popular name brands are on sale in...
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Toxic air pollution particles are found in pregnant women's PLACENTAS for...

Toxic air pollution particles are found in pregnant women's PLACENTAS for the first time

Researchers led by Hasselt University in Belgium scanned flesh from the placentas of 28 women who lived in areas with varying levels of pollution and found they all had black... Read more ...

Making Major Decisions While Being Hungry is a Bad Idea

Making Major Decisions While Being Hungry is a Bad Idea

You might want to avoid making any important decisions about the future while being hungry. Read more ...

Positive Experiences With Teachers or Neighbors can Save Long-term Health of...

Positive Experiences With Teachers or Neighbors can Save Long-term Health of Kids Who Face Trauma

Adverse childhood experience can lead to poor health later in life. Positive experiences could work as an anecdote to counter and overcome trauma. Read more ...

The 10 women who beat breast cancer

The 10 women who beat breast cancer

The survivors, from Lincolnshire, aged from 47 to 81 and including eight blood relatives, won their battle after 15 years. Joyce Waite, 78, was the first to be diagnosed in 2002. Read more ...

Cancer Cells Exhibit Cannibalism to Survive Chemotherapy: Here's How

Cancer Cells Exhibit Cannibalism to Survive Chemotherapy: Here's How

Cancer cells can survive chemotherapy by resorting to cannibalism. This behavior provides them with the energy resources to stay alive and cause tumor relapse after the... Read more ...

Needle-free patch could 'protect against flu as effectively as a traditional...

Needle-free patch could 'protect against flu as effectively as a traditional vaccine'

Scientists from the University of Rochester gave the patch (pictured, alongside a traditional vaccine) to mice for between 18 and 36 hours. The animals 'initiated a robust... Read more ...

Mother begs people to donate blood as her two-year-old is only being kept...

Mother begs people to donate blood as her two-year-old is only being kept alive by transfusions

Steph Davidson's daughter Adeline relies on blood transfusions while she waits for a bone marrow transplant. Adeline, from Scotland, has low levels of platelets and red and... Read more ...

Gut Bacteria may Influence Your Blood Sugar Levels: Here's How

Gut Bacteria may Influence Your Blood Sugar Levels: Here's How

Bacteria living in your gut may negatively influence your blood sugar levels, reveals a new study. Read more ...

New Imaging Technology Could Revolutionize the Future of Cancer Surgery

New Imaging Technology Could Revolutionize the Future of Cancer Surgery

New imaging technology uses the way light from lasers communicates with cancerous and healthy tissues to distinguish between them in real-time. Read more ...

Being a Night Owl can Make Teen Girls More Fat

Being a Night Owl can Make Teen Girls More Fat

Are you a night owl? Watch out, poor sleep and staying up late at night can cause excess weight gain among teen girls. Read more ...