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|2/7/2016 - Women find it harder to lose weight than men do, because their brains react differently to a family of key metabolic hormones, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of Aberdeen, the University of Cambridge and the University of Michigan, and published in the journal Molecular...|
|4/3/2015 - Scientists have successfully used ultrasound waves to break up the amyloid plaques in the brains of mice with a form of Alzheimer's disease, in a study conducted by researchers from the University of Queensland in Australia and published in the journal Science Translational Medicine.
|12/26/2014 - Scientists from the University of Rochester say they have made mice significantly smarter by injecting them at a young age with human brain cells, according to a study published in the journal Cell Stem Cell.
The researchers used immature glial cells removed from human fetuses that had been donated...|
|11/5/2014 - New research shows that your genetic makeup could serve as a natural barrier to the deadly Ebola virus.
According to a new study published just days ago in the journal Science, researchers who infected a group of specially bred mice with the virus "saw a range of reactions, from zero [symptoms] to...|
|9/6/2014 - Has a bad experience ever made you cringe when thinking about returning to the place where it happened? Or have you had a good experience that perpetually evokes fond memories of a certain smell or taste? These and other positive and negative emotion associations may seem permanently engrained into...|
|7/16/2014 - Omega-3 fatty acids may improve joint health and reduce the risk and severity of arthritis, according to a study conducted by researchers from Duke University and published in the Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases on July 11.
The findings suggest that, contrary to prior belief, the types of fats that...|
|5/23/2014 - If the findings of biomedical research tend to apply poorly in real-world environments, despite the "documented results" of controlled lab experiments, the scientific world has just been shocked to find out (at least one of the reasons) why.
In the paper titled, "The effects of experimenter gender...|
|5/5/2014 1:21:56 PM - In unrelated studies all published on May 4, researchers from two separate universities have shown that infusions of blood from younger mice may actually reverse the effects of aging in older mice. Older mice who received "young blood" exhibited increases in muscle strength and endurance; their brains...|
|5/5/2014 - We may not give much thought to the 100 trillion microbes living within our guts, but new discoveries within psychiatry have found that these organisms can profoundly affect our moods. In fact, psychiatrists are now exploring the possibility of manipulating these microscopic populations with the goal...|
|4/16/2014 3:47:07 PM - Millions of Americans who claim to be opposed to drug use are actually heavy drug users themselves, according to a new study out of France. Researchers from the University of Paris' Functional and Adaptive Biology laboratory recently found that triglycerides, a type of fat often found in junk foods,...|
|3/15/2014 - Researchers have just discovered that flavonoids extracted from common onions slow the rate of colon cancer growth in mice just as effectively as a chemotherapy drug. And while the mice on chemo saw their LDL cholesterol go up (a possible side effect of the drug), the mice on onion extract actually...|
|2/20/2014 - When you lack sleep, you could feel tired, distracted, and irritable. Your ability to concentrate would be diminished and your immune system would not be functioning at an optimal level, leaving you more susceptible to infections and diseases. Now, recent research has revealed that poor quality sleep...|
|2/4/2014 - Riddled with deposits of a peptide called beta-amyloid, the brain can become consumed with plaque, which builds up in the spaces between nerve cells. When nerve cells begin to die off, symptoms of Alzheimer's disease set in.
Natural flavanol works beyond plaque to restore memoryIn areas of the brain...|
|1/17/2014 - Hormone- and metabolism-ravaging chemicals, like brominated flame retardants, may be contributing to the obesity epidemic. A new study out of Japan, the first of its kind, links the flame retardant hexabromocyclodecane (HBCD) to accelerated weight gain. Flame retardant chemicals are often used in building...|
|12/31/2013 - Some people suffer from depression their whole lives. But others will suddenly become depressed in their 40s, 50s or 60s. Why would this suddenly happen? One reason, a new animal study suggests, relates to concussions experienced as young adults and an immune challenge from the head injury.
|12/22/2013 - Upon conception, a child is born into the mother. From this point on, what the mother consumes, drinks, breathes and thinks become a part of the child inside her. The mother's air, food and water are passed to her precious new one, snuggled in the womb.
When the child arrives in the outside world,...|
|12/15/2013 - New research out of France helps further clarify the role of intestinal microbiota in protecting the body against disease. Researchers from the Institut Pasteur in Paris found that the many billions of microorganisms that naturally line the intestinal tract help mitigate the proliferation of foodborne...|
|12/12/2013 - Lending further credence to the notion that autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are directly related to an imbalanced or damaged gut, a new study out of the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) has found that mice diagnosed with ASD experience substantial improvements when given treatments with...|
|12/12/2013 - Skin: It is your body's largest organ, and groundbreaking new research out of Denmark has found that the proper function of your other vital organs is dependent upon its integrity. A collaborative research project out of the University of Southern Denmark (USD) recently discovered that human skin directly...|
|12/11/2013 - It's not exactly the Berlin Airlift, but the U.S. government is nonetheless airlifting sustenance to another part of the world.
This time, the destination is Guam, and the "food" being flown isn't something THAT most humans would be interested in eating.
According to various reports, 2,000 mice...|
|9/27/2013 - Eating a mostly healthy diet but still consuming what the government says are "safe" levels of processed sugar -- that is, a few sugar-added beverages here and there and an occasional dessert in "moderation" -- is still a recipe for early death, or at the very least some serious chronic health problems,...|
|9/16/2013 - The key to shedding those excess pounds and achieving that lean figure you have always dreamed about could be as simple as eating more bacteria. A new study out of Washington University in St. Louis has found that maintaining healthy and balanced gut bacteria -- that is, the beneficial microbes that...|
|8/14/2013 - In what is arguably the most shocking food study conducted since the Seralini "GMO rats" study released last year, researchers at the University of Utah have found that even a small amount of refined sugar consumption resulted in a doubling of the death rate of female mice.
Fed merely the equivalent...|
|6/16/2013 - Neuropathy, or nerve damage, is the most common cause of injury and death in people with diabetes. Preliminary studies suggest, however, that this debilitating condition may be treatable by boosting your body's levels of a substance that it is already producing: Coenzyme Q10, or CoQ10.
|11/4/2012 - The latest excuse genetic butchers have come up with to try to legitimize their lust for tampering with the genomes of animals is arguably one of the most ridiculous reasons we have heard yet. According to the U.K.'s Guardian, researchers from Hunter College in New York have genetically modified the...|
|10/27/2012 - Recent research at Tulane University disclosed the discovery that mice can manipulate the pitch of sounds they create as part of their communication process.
Though it's been known that mice have mating calls, the scientists were surprised to discover that mice could actually learn sound pitches...|
|9/24/2012 - A recent study presented at the National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS) has found that resveratrol, a nutrient compound found in grape skins, blueberries, and red wine, can improve motor coordination and help prevent falls among the elderly. And in presenting the findings,...|
|8/25/2012 - Eating foods cooked with dry heat could be making you fat, inflamed, diabetic, and cancer-prone. These are the suggested findings of a new study published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, which outlines how exposure to methylglyoxal (MG), a chemical byproduct of certain...|
|4/3/2012 - Here's a concept that most parents will find a little hard to believe: new research shows that it's possible kids can be too clean.
You read that right.
That's because all of the soap dispensers, hand sanitizers and alcohol-tinged wipes could be robbing our kids from exposure to the germs that...|
|1/28/2012 - When a rose fades and the petals drop off, the round seed pod that is left on the stem is called a rose hip. Rose hips are technically fruit. They are considered super-foods because rose hips contain more vitamin C than grapefruit and oranges. They also contain vitamins A, D, and E, iron, and powerful...|
|10/18/2011 - Pennsylvania State University researchers have discovered yet another impressive property of green tea - it can slow down weight gain and counter obesity. This recent study analyzed the health development of a test group of obese mice that were fed a high-fat diet mixed with green tea extracts, and...|
|9/3/2011 6:47:36 PM - A new study conducted by a team of researchers at Marshall University, and recently published in the journal Nutrition and Cancer, has revealed that just modest, daily amounts of walnuts are sufficient to significantly lower the risk of breast cancer in mice.
To test the anti-cancer properties of...|
|8/23/2011 - The depth and breadth of contributions to conventional medicine and science is often ignored and simply suppressed. And yet, history reveals that it was a homeopath by the name of Emil Grubbe, MD (1875-1960) who was the first person to use radiation to treat a person with cancer (Dearborn, 2005).
|7/13/2011 - No one likes breathing polluted air. Exhaust fumes and particulate matter hanging in the air can make you cough and give you a headache. As NaturalNews has reported previously, it can harm your health in ways that aren't so obvious, as well. For example, Ohio
State University researchers have found...|
|6/30/2011 - Don't worry, be happy. Just ignore the fact that countless researchers have warned time and time again that the chemical bisphenol A (BPA for short) is a major hormone disruptor and is a huge threat to human health. After all, we must all be safe because the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) would...|
|4/28/2011 - Echinacea purpurea, long known for its immune-supporting properties, is the herbalist's first choice for any kind of systemic infection, such as colds and other upper respiratory infections. It is used to treat urinary tract infections, candida issues, and many other disorders. It is no real surprise...|
|1/18/2010 - A special blueberry drink fortified by processing it with bacteria that naturally occur on the fruit's skin proved effective at preventing the development of obesity and diabetes in mice predisposed to the conditions, in a study conducted by researchers from the University of Montreal, the Institut...|
|12/22/2009 - A report published in the new journal Science Translational Medicine has made an interesting discovery concerning the relationship between sugar intake and the balance of intestinal flora. Researchers have discovered that a diet high in sugar and fat substantially alters the bacterial composition in...|
|11/13/2009 - A chemical naturally found in grapefruit may help prevent the physiological changes that produce the condition known as metabolic syndrome, a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease and Type 2 diabetes, a new study has found.
Metabolic syndrome refers to a cluster of symptoms including high...|
|9/3/2009 - Clostridium difficile, usually known as simply C. difficile, is a bacterium that spreads by bacterial spores. And a new study raises the disturbing possibility that antibiotics taken by people who aren't even ill from these bacteria can spur the germ into becoming a kind of bacterial spore spewing mega...|
|9/1/2009 - Silver-based nanoparticles may prove the most effective method yet of delivering pneumonia medications, according to a study conducted by researchers from the Washington University School of Medicine and the University of Akron, Ohio, and presented at the 105th International Conference of the American...|
|8/2/2009 - There is probably no more dreaded and feared disease than memory-destroying and life-robbing Alzheimer's. According to the National Institute on Aging (NIA), as many as 2.4 to 4.5 million Americans are currently living with Alzheimer's Disease (AD) and, as Baby Boomers age, those numbers are expected...|
|4/2/2009 - Ginkgo biloba extract may reduce the brain damage and neurobehavioral dysfunction from a stroke by 50 percent, according to a study conducted by researchers from Johns Hopkins Institutions and published in the journal Stroke.
"Our results suggest that some element or elements in ginkgo actually protect...|
|12/4/2008 - Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are created through an inexact science of shooting genes spliced from bacteria, viruses, insects, animals or humans with a .22 caliber pistol into the DNA of plants or animals laced with a metal such as tungsten. This unsafe science ostensibly supplants millions...|
|10/21/2008 - The brain responds to the caloric content of food, not just to its sweet flavor, according to a study conducted by researchers from Duke University Medical Center.
For the study, the researchers compared the reactions of normal mice and mice that had been bred to have no sense of taste. First, they...|
|9/22/2008 - Such important information should not be downplayed by the mass media. Yet that is exactly what just transpired. Instead, the headlines read: "Resveratrol Found to Improve Health, But Not Longevity in Aging Mice on Standard Diet". In other words, they chose not to report the most important outcome from...|
|3/6/2008 - Bee pollen is often referred to as nature's most complete food. Pollen harvested from a diverse selection of geographic areas contains all the essential components of life in a good tasting, chewable, easily digested, and highly bio-available form that can be consumed by anyone from young children to...|
|11/15/2007 - Scientists have found a way to induce the regeneration of hair follicles and the regrowth of hair in mice. This new research that may provide clues to regrowing hair in humans, according to a study published in the journal Nature.
Researchers inflicted large, shallow wounds in the backs of mice....|
|11/8/2006 - A recent study involving mice found that sleep patterns similar to jetlag and unusual work shift patterns caused premature death in the tested population. Researchers said that the new information raises concerns for humans that are affected by time disruption in some way.
A British expert noted...|
|11/2/2006 - When resveratrol, a chemical found in red wine, was given to mice in a recent study, it countered some effects of a high-calorie diet, improving the health of the mice and increasing their life spans.
Resveratrol could not reverse all the consequences of overeating, since the mice did not lose any...|
|9/15/2006 - Test results with laboratory mice show a direct cause-and-effect link between exposure to fine particle air pollution and the development of atherosclerosis, commonly known as hardening of the arteries. Mice that were fed a high-fat diet and exposed to air with fine particles had 1.5 times more plaque...|
|9/13/2006 - New York University School of Medicine researchers provide some of the most compelling evidence yet that long-term exposure to air pollution—even at levels within federal standards—causes heart disease. Previous studies have linked air pollution to cardiovascular disease but until now it was poorly...|
|9/11/2006 - Mice receiving just one therapeutic dose of radiation lost up to 39% of the spongy portion of their inner bone, reducing the inner bone's weight bearing connections by up to 64%, researchers reported. The study, which appears in the online edition of the Journal of Applied Physiology, has implications...|
|9/7/2006 - Test results with laboratory mice show a direct cause-and-effect link between exposure to fine particle air pollution and the development of atherosclerosis, commonly known as hardening of the arteries. Mice that were fed a high-fat diet and exposed to air with fine particles had 1.5 times more plaque...|
|9/7/2006 - Nerve cells that normally are not light sensitive in the retinas of blind mice can respond to light when a green algae protein called channelrhodopsin-2 (ChR2) is inserted into the cell membranes, according to a National Institutes of Health (NIH)-supported study published in the April 6, 2006 issue...|
|8/22/2006 - A form of vitamin B3 called nicotinamide can reverse the molecular, cellular, and behavioral effects of fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) in mice, according to a study by physician-scientists at Weill Medical College of Cornell University. The study, published in today's journal PLoS Medicine, suggests that...|
|7/31/2006 - Nerve cells that normally are not light sensitive in the retinas of blind mice can respond to light when a green algae protein called channelrhodopsin-2 (ChR2) is inserted into the cell membranes, according to a National Institutes of Health (NIH)-supported study published in the April 6, 2006 issue...|
|7/17/2006 - When judging whether or not an enlarged heart is healthy or potentially at risk for heart disease, the nature of the physiological stress that produced the enlargement is more important than the duration of the stress, according to a new study led by Duke University Medical Center investigators.
|7/7/2006 - Voluntary exercise and a restricted diet reduced the number and size of pre-cancerous polyps in the intestines of male mice and improved survival, according to a study by a University of Wisconsin-Madison research published May 13 in the journal Carcinogenesis.
The study is the first to suggest that...|
|7/6/2006 - Earlier this year, the dairy industry was once again caught hyping a distorted study to claim that milk prevents diabetes. Based on research conducted by the Massachusetts General Hospital and the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston, milk proponents claimed that if you drank enough milk, you would...|
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|6/14/2005 - Amazing things truly do come in small packages. One of your most powerful weapons against cancer is chlorella -- a unicellular, green algae. This tiny algae packs a powerful punch. In Prescription for Dietary Wellness, Phyllis A. Balch explains, "Chlorella…contains the highest chlorophyll level per...|
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