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DNA-encoded PCSK9 inhibitors may provide alternative for treating high cholesterol - EurekAlert (press release)

Alternative Cancer Treatment - Thu, 2018-11-15 15:18

DNA-encoded PCSK9 inhibitors may provide alternative for treating high cholesterol
EurekAlert (press release)
Statins are effective and widely used cholesterol-lowering medications, but have been associated with a number of side effects that have prompted development of alternative treatment strategies, including monoclonal antibodies targeting the PSCK9 ...
DNA-encoded PCSK9 inhibitors may provide alternative for treating ...Medical Xpress

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9 healthful substitutes for butter - Medical News Today

Nutrition - Thu, 2018-11-15 15:01

Medical News Today

9 healthful substitutes for butter
Medical News Today
Applesauce is a popular substitute for both butter and oil in baking. Like many other substitutes, it can cut calories and increase the nutritional content of many recipes. When using applesauce as a butter substitute, a person can reduce other ...

Why My Thanksgiving Feast Will Be Cheaper And Healthier Than Your Organic Meal - Forbes

Organic Food - Thu, 2018-11-15 15:00

Forbes

Why My Thanksgiving Feast Will Be Cheaper And Healthier Than Your Organic Meal
Forbes
The source of nosebleed food prices is the organic-food craze. While people are and should be free to purchase what most appeals to them, fear increasingly informs our food-buying habits, and it comes care of the $124 billion organic-food industry ...

Pumping iron in bread dough increases nutritional value - Western Producer

Nutrition - Thu, 2018-11-15 14:50

Western Producer

Pumping iron in bread dough increases nutritional value
Western Producer
Biofortification is the process of naturally increasing the nutritional value of a crop. It differs from fortification, which is the process of adding minerals directly to the food. Biofortification aims to have the wheat in the dough naturally contain ...

50 Proven Remedies for Fast Pain Relief - Reader's Digest

Osteoporosis - Thu, 2018-11-15 14:42

Reader's Digest

50 Proven Remedies for Fast Pain Relief
Reader's Digest
... with fibromyalgia. Why? Exercise releases endorphins and dopamine, chemicals that make your mind and body feel good. Learn about more natural ways to fight fibromyalgia. ... The mind-body modality is a proven pain reliever. One review of 18 ...

50 Proven Remedies for Fast Pain Relief - Reader's Digest

Athritis - Thu, 2018-11-15 14:42

Reader's Digest

50 Proven Remedies for Fast Pain Relief
Reader's Digest
... in over-the-counter ointments for pain relief. Rub it on aching joints to diminish discomfort. One caveat: It can burn a bit at first, says Don R. Martin, MD, a rheumatologist with Sentara RMH Rheumatology. Check out these 14 home remedies for ...

Eating Well When Your Immune System Is Suppressed From Cancer - HealthCentral.com

Cancer Fighting Foods - Thu, 2018-11-15 13:50

HealthCentral.com

Eating Well When Your Immune System Is Suppressed From Cancer
HealthCentral.com
When your body's immune system is weakened, its ability to fight infection is also weakened. Immunosuppression may be intentionally induced with drugs in preparation for bone-marrow or organ transplantation, in an effort to prevent rejection of donor ...

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Are almonds beneficial for people with diabetes? - MD Linx

Nutritional Medicine - Thu, 2018-11-15 13:41

Are almonds beneficial for people with diabetes?
MD Linx
... sugar levels. Although snacking on almonds and drinking almond milk cannot reverse diabetes or substitute medical treatment, eating these nuts as part of a balanced diet may help a person manage their symptoms and reduce their risk of complications ...

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Herbert Fingarette, Contrarian Philosopher on Alcoholism, Dies at 97 - New York Times

Alcoholism - Thu, 2018-11-15 13:40

New York Times

Herbert Fingarette, Contrarian Philosopher on Alcoholism, Dies at 97
New York Times
Herbert Fingarette, a contrarian philosopher who, while plumbing the perplexities of personal responsibility, defined heavy drinking as willful behavior rather ...
Herbert Fingarette, Contrarian Philosopher on Alcoholism, Dies at 97WRAL.com

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CV Risk: Can Prescription Omega-3 REDUCE-IT? - Medscape

Omega 3 - Thu, 2018-11-15 13:26

Medscape

CV Risk: Can Prescription Omega-3 REDUCE-IT?
Medscape
Melissa K. Walton-Shirley, MD: Hello. I'm Melissa Walton-Shirley for theheart.org | Medscape Cardiology, with Dr Deepak Bhatt from the Brigham and Women's Hospital. We'll be discussing REDUCE-IT, which studied a highly purified form of fish oil in ...

Solar panels for yeast cell biofactories - EurekAlert (press release)

Energy Medicine - Thu, 2018-11-15 13:04

EurekAlert (press release)

Solar panels for yeast cell biofactories
EurekAlert (press release)
Co-author Nocera is the Patterson Rockwood Professor of Energy at Harvard University. As a result of the combined manipulations, yeasts' ability to produce shikimic acid, an important precursor of the anti-viral drug Tamiflu, several other medicines, ...

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Dietary fat: From foe to friend? - Science Magazine

Diabetes - Thu, 2018-11-15 13:04

Science Magazine

Dietary fat: From foe to friend?
Science Magazine
In support of higher fat intake, several meta-analyses found slightly greater weight loss on high-fat rather than low-fat diets (9, 10), and preliminary data suggest the potential for excellent control of diabetes through carbohydrate restriction (11 ...

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Dietary fat: From foe to friend? - Science Magazine

Trans Fatty Acids - Thu, 2018-11-15 13:04

Science Magazine

Dietary fat: From foe to friend?
Science Magazine
However, some argue that the relative quantity of dietary fat and carbohydrate has little relevance to health and that focus should instead be placed on which particular fat or carbohydrate sources are consumed. This review, by nutrition scientists ...
Effects of a low carbohydrate diet on energy expenditure during weight loss maintenance: randomized trialThe BMJ
University of Glasgow - Research Institutes - Institute of Cardiovascular & Medical Sciences - Our staff - Professor ...University of Glasgow
David Ludwig, MD, PhD | Boston Children's HospitalBoston Children's Hospital

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The gut microbiota at the intersection of diet and human health - Science Magazine

Nutrition - Thu, 2018-11-15 13:04

Science Magazine

The gut microbiota at the intersection of diet and human health
Science Magazine
Diet affects multiple facets of human health and is inextricably linked to chronic metabolic conditions such as obesity, type 2 diabetes, and cardiovascular disease. Dietary nutrients are essential not only for human health but also for the health and ...

Swifter, higher, stronger: What's on the menu? - Science Magazine

Nutrition - Thu, 2018-11-15 13:04

Science Magazine

Swifter, higher, stronger: What's on the menu?
Science Magazine
The exploits of elite athletes delight, frustrate, and confound us as they strive to reach their physiological, psychological, and biomechanical limits. We dissect nutritional approaches to optimal performance, showcasing the contribution of modern ...

We still don't know if 3-D printers pose a health risk—but I'm taking no chances - MIT Technology Review

Carcinogens - Thu, 2018-11-15 13:03

MIT Technology Review

We still don't know if 3-D printers pose a health risk—but I'm taking no chances
MIT Technology Review
The news: A two-year study found the printers release ultrafine particles that can get deep into users' lungs, along with some irritants and carcinogens. But the researchers say much still needs to be investigated to understand how it might affect the ...

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Moms of Boys Have a Higher Risk of Postpartum Depression ... - POPSUGAR

Postpartum Depression - Thu, 2018-11-15 12:59

POPSUGAR

Moms of Boys Have a Higher Risk of Postpartum Depression ...
POPSUGAR
A new study recently published in Social Science & Medicine found that women who give birth to boys may be at a higher risk of postpartum depression.

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Should You Keep Taking Those Fish Oil And Vitamin D Pills? - Maine Public

Vitamin Deficiency - Thu, 2018-11-15 12:49

Maine Public

Should You Keep Taking Those Fish Oil And Vitamin D Pills?
Maine Public
For people at high risk of vitamin D deficiency, it's recommended they do have vitamin D levels measured and they take supplements to bring vitamin D levels up to what the guidelines recommend. Those at high risk include individuals who have darker ...

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Compound in Raspberries May Help Protect Against Huntington's, Other Neurodegenerative Diseases, Study Says - Huntington's Disease News

Diabetes - Thu, 2018-11-15 12:45

Huntington's Disease News

Compound in Raspberries May Help Protect Against Huntington's, Other Neurodegenerative Diseases, Study Says
Huntington's Disease News
Recently, there is increasing evidence that natural phenols in berries also have protective effects against metabolic disorders such as diabetes and obesity and against neurodegenerative diseases. The loss of specific brain ... (Poly)phenols have been ...

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