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September 22, 2014
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How to rejuvenate ageing immune cells

Researchers from UCL have demonstrated how an interplay between nutrition, metabolism and immunity is involved in the process of ageing. The two new studies, supported by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), could help to enhance our immunity … Continue reading

September 20, 2013
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Giving refuge, advancing research

Yale Stress Center head promotes healing of the body, mind, and brain Rajita Sinha, Ph.D., says that the emotional expressiveness of the Indian classical dance studies of her youth laid the foundation for a lifelong interest in the brain-body tango … Continue reading

February 13, 2013
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Kofi Annan to students: ‘It’s your world now’

Former U.N. secretary-general Kofi Annan predicted during a campus visit that the civil war in Syria will become even more tragic before the international community takes action to help resolve the conflict, but said he is optimistic about the political … Continue reading

February 13, 2013
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African Chickens

UD’s Schmidt studies heat stress, disease resistance in African chickens Last fall, the University of Delaware’s Carl Schmidt took a trip to Uganda with a team of researchers from Iowa State University and North Carolina State University to get genetic … Continue reading

August 28, 2012
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Nutrition Tied to Improved Sperm DNA Quality in Older Men

Berkeley Lab study links healthy micronutrient intake with reduced DNA fragmentation A new study led by scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) found that a healthy intake of micronutrients is strongly associated with … Continue reading

May 16, 2012
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Biosensor Illuminates Compounds to Aid Fight Against TB

EAST LANSING, Mich. — For his work on developing new treatments for tuberculosis, a Michigan State University researcher has been named a Grand Challenges Explorations winner, an initiative funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Robert Abramovitch of MSU’s … Continue reading

March 14, 2012
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Insulin, Nutrition Prevent Blood Stem Cell Differentiation in The Fruit Fly

UCLA stem cell researchers have shown that insulin and nutrition prevent blood stem cells from differentiating into mature blood cells in Drosophila, the common fruit fly, a finding that has implications for studying inflammatory response and blood development in response … Continue reading

November 12, 2011
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Former Football Players Prone to Late-Life Health Problems, MU Study Finds

*Healthy dietary habits can improve long-term health of collision-sport athletes* COLUMBIA, Mo. – Football players experience repeated head trauma throughout their careers, which results in short and long-term effects to their cognitive function, physical and mental health. University of Missouri … Continue reading