Food Additives: chronic Disease Caused By Emulsifiers Have you ever wondered what those food additive numbers in the ingredients list on your food packaging meant and what they were really doing to your body? Emulsifiers – detergent-like food additives found in processed foods – have the potential to damage the intestinal barrier, leading to inflammation and increasing our risk of chronic disease
Computer-assisted diagnosis tool helps physicians assess skin conditions without aid from dermatologists In the first major study to examine the use of a computer-assisted, photo-driven differential diagnosis generator for skin conditions, researchers found physicians routinely used the tool, without an increase in calling for inpatient dermatology consultations.
A fountain of youth for aging muscles? Caloric restriction has been studied as a way to increase longevity in animals. Now, researcher explore how it may positively affect muscle and find that aging muscles receive the most benefit. Calorie restriction is thought to have a protective effect on muscle cells and may help cells better use antioxidants, avoid damage caused by free radicals and function better.
Nanoparticle drug reverses Parkinson's-like symptoms in rats As baby boomers age, the number of people diagnosed with Parkinson's disease is expected to increase. Patients who develop this disease usually start experiencing symptoms around age 60 or older. Currently, there's no cure, but scientists are reporting a novel approach that reversed Parkinson's-like symptoms in rats. Their results could one day lead to a new therapy for human patients.
Scientists X-ray anti-inflammatory drug candidates Using an ultra bright X-ray source, scientists have decoded the molecular and three-dimensional structure of two promising drug candidates. The results provide a deeper understanding of the mode of action of these substances that have already entered clinical trials.;