FDA doesn’t care about mouse poop in your food Many eaters likely want to avoid insect parts, rodent feces or fly eggs in their meal. But according the Food and Drug Administration, that’s just not possible. The agency’s “Defect Level Handbook” provides guidelines for food processors on the levels of “natural or unavoidable defects in foods that present no health hazard for humans.” If you’re thinking of a defect as something
New drug can clear all psoriasis symptoms A new psoriasis drug has resulted in 40 percent of people showing a complete clearance of psoriatic plaques after 12 weeks of treatment and over 90 percent showing improvement.
All change for bacterial outer membrane proteins The discovery of how a group of bacteria rapidly adapts to changing growth conditions could have implications for future antibiotic development, according to research
Europe's most homophobic countries may be paving the way for a rise in HIV cases Europe's most homophobic countries may be paving the way for a rise in HIV cases among gay and bisexual men, according to new research. The investigators found that in these countries, gay men knew less about HIV, were less likely to use condoms and are at greater potential risk of getting HIV when they do have sex.Strong teeth: Nanostructures under stress make teeth crack resistant Human teeth have to serve for a lifetime, despite being subjected to huge forces. But the high failure resistance of dentin in teeth is not fully understood. An interdisciplinary team of scientists has now analyzed the complex structure of dentin. They could reveal that the mineral particles are precompressed