Dietary
Study shows link between neighborhoods' socioeconomic status and dietary choices  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 minutes
A new study shows that living or moving to a neighborhood with a higher socioeconomic status is clearly associated with better adherence to dietary recommendations. more
Researchers capture high-resolution X-ray and NMR image of key immune regulator  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
A new study by investigators from Brigham and Women's Hospital provides a biophysical and structural assessment of a critical immune regulating protein called human T-cell immunoglobulin... more
Zomato Responds to Viral Video Showing Its Delivery Executive Eating Food, Tampering With Orders  Gadgets 360 · 2 hours
Zomato is set to start using tamper-proof tapes and other precautionary measures to ensure safe delivery of boxed orders. more
Standardizing feeding practices improves growth trends for micro-preemies  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
Standardizing feeding practices, including the timing for fortifying breast milk and formula with essential elements like zinc and protein, improves growth trends for the tiniest preterm infants, according to Children's research presented... more
Four dried fruits have lower glycemic index than starchy foods, study finds  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
People with diabetes and followers of diets based on the glycemic index can enjoy dried fruits knowing they do not cause a blood sugar... more
Reducing variations in feeding practices and fortifying breast milk helps micro-preemies grow  SCIENCE DAILY · 11 hours
Standardizing feeding practices, including the timing for fortifying breast milk and formula with essential elements like zinc and protein, improves growth trends for the... more
Artificial dyes fading, but food will still get color boosts  ABC NEWS · 12 hours
Artificial dyes are falling out of favor, but foods get color boosts in other unexpected ways more
Medical News Today: Can D-mannose treat a UTI?  MNT · 12 hours
D-mannose is a type of sugar that researchers believe may help treat urinary tract infections (UTIs). Learn more about the studies, conclusions, and possible dosage here. more
Millions of low-risk people with diabetes may be testing their blood sugar too often  SCIENCE DAILY · 14 hours
For people with Type 2 diabetes, testing blood sugar levels becomes part of everyday life. But a new study suggests... more
Imaging atomic structure of important immune regulator  SCIENCE DAILY · 15 hours
A new study provides a biophysical and structural assessment of a critical immune regulating protein called human T-cell immunoglobulin and mucin domain containing protein-3 (hTIM-3). Understanding the atomic structure of hTIM-3 provides new insights... more
Researchers develop biotechnological tool to produce antifungal proteins in plants  NEWS MEDICAL · 15 hours
Researchers from the Spanish Research Council (CSIC) at the Centre for Research in Agricultural Genomics and the Institute for Plant Molecular and Cellular Biology (IBMCP), in collaboration with... more
Researchers image atomic structure of important immune regulator  PHYS.ORG · 16 hours
A new study by investigators from Brigham and Women's Hospital provides a biophysical and structural assessment of a critical immune regulating protein called human T-cell immunoglobulin and mucin domain containing protein-3 (hTIM-3).... more
New light on blocking Shiga and ricin toxins -- And on an iconic biological process  SCIENCE DAILY · 17 hours
Researchers, setting their sights on Shiga toxin (player in the current E. coli outbreak from romaine lettuce) and... more
How glial cells develop in the brain from neural precursor cells  SCIENCE DAILY · 17 hours
A research team studied how glial cells develop in the brain from neural precursor cells. They discovered that differentiation involves three stages and that three proteins... more
Plants as antifungal factories  SCIENCE DAILY · 17 hours
Researchers have developed a biotechnological tool to produce, in a very efficient manner, antifungal proteins in the leaves of the plant Nicotiana benthamiana. These proteins are promising biomolecules that could be used to develop new antifungals whose properties and mechanisms... more
Proteins for making tough rubber  SCIENCE DAILY · 17 hours
Inspired by nature, scientists have produced a synthetic analogue to vulcanized natural rubber. Their material is just as tough and durable as the original. They reveal the secret to their success: short protein chains attached to the side-chains... more
Medical News Today: What are the benefits of glutathione?  MNT · 18 hours
Glutathione is an antioxidant that helps make proteins in the body and may have a variety of other health benefits. Learn more about the effects of glutathione here. more
Fraser River chinook critical to orcas are in steep decline, new research shows  PHYS.ORG · 18 hours
Fraser River chinook, one of the most important food sources for southern resident killer whales, are in steep decline and should be... more
Promising diagnostic tool for Alzheimer's disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 19 hours
Researchers have identified in live human brains new radioactive 'tracer' molecules that bind to and 'light up' tau tangles, a protein associated with a number of neurodegenerative diseases including Alzheimer's disease and other related dementias. more
Obesity, risk of cognitive dysfunction? Consider high-intensity interval exercise  SCIENCE DAILY · 19 hours
Researchers have discovered what might be an effective strategy to prevent and combat cognitive dysfunction in obese individuals. They are the first to examine the modulatory role of an exercise-induced... more
Biomimetic strategy leads to strong, recyclable rubber  PHYS.ORG · 20 hours
Inspired by nature, Chinese scientists have produced a synthetic analogue to vulcanized natural rubber. Their material is just as tough and durable as the original. In the journal Angewandte Chemie, they reveal the secret... more
Proteins imaged in graphene liquid cell have higher radiation tolerance  PHYS.ORG · 20 hours
Electron microscopy is one of the main methods used to examine protein structure. Studying these structures is of key importance to elucidate their function feeding fundamental information into... more
Statins have low risk of side effects  SCIENCE DAILY · 20 hours
Cholesterol-lowering statin drugs are associated with a low risk of side effects. The benefits of statin therapy for most people outweigh the risks. more
Proteins imaged in graphene liquid cell have higher radiation tolerance  nanowerk · 21 hours
By preparing a microtubule sample in a graphene liquid cell, researchers demonstrate that the radiation tolerance of proteins proteins in liquid-phase electron microscopy is increased by an order... more
Statins associated with low risk of side effects  NEWS MEDICAL · 22 hours
The cholesterol-lowering drugs called statins have demonstrated substantial benefits in reducing the risk of heart attacks and strokes caused by blood clots (ischemic strokes) in at-risk patients. more
Medical News Today: Parkinson's: Dietary compound moves toxic protein from gut to brain  MNT · 23 hours
A new study describes how low levels of herbicide mixed with a common dietary compound can transport toxic proteins to the brain,... more
Parkinson's: Dietary compound moves toxic protein from gut to brain  MNT · 24 hours
A new study describes how low levels of herbicide mixed with a common dietary compound can transport toxic proteins to the brain, causing Parkinsonism. more
Insights into protein-protein interactions and methods for designing small molecule inhibitors  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Proteins are polymers of amino acids that are linked by peptide bonds and they are one of the major classes of bio-molecules existing in a living... more
Eating disorders now a top priority with Australian Government  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
According to a new announcement from the Morrison government on Sunday (9th of December 2018), patients who are suffering from severe forms of eating disorders such as anorexia and bulimia... more
In Mauritius, sugar cane means money, renewable energy  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Far out into the Indian Ocean where it is forced to be self-reliant, the island nation of Mauritius is weaning itself off fossil fuels by turning to its main cash-crop sugar cane,... more
This smart countertop oven cooks with the power of light - CNET  CNET · 3 days
Using a spectrum of visible and non-visible light, Brava cooks your food quickly and without the need for preheating. more
Researchers explore why and how Mediterranean diet may mitigate cardiovascular risk  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
A new study by investigators from Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health offers insights from a... more
New molecular tool identifies sugar-protein attachments  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Researchers have developed a new molecular tool they call EXoO, which decodes where on proteins specific sugars are attached -- a possible modification due to disease. The study describes the development of the tool and its... more
Obesity intervention needed before pregnancy  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
New research supports the need for dietary and lifestyle interventions before overweight and obese women become pregnant. more
New ways to look at protein-RNA networks  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
For their vital tasks, all RNA molecules in our cells require proteins as binding partners. Scientists have developed the first method with which they can analyze the composition of the entire RNA-protein network of... more
What's behind Mediterranean diet and lower cardiovascular risk?  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
A new study offers insights from a cohort study of women in the U.S. who reported consuming a Mediterranean-type diet. more
3Q: Eric Alm on the mysteries of the microbiome  MIT · 4 days
“A diet or treatment of the microbiome may lead to increased diversity, but that does not mean it's better or healthier for you,” says the engineering professor. more
Molecular insights into spider silk  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Spider silk belongs to the toughest fibers in nature and has astounding properties. Scientists have now discovered new molecular details of self-assembly of a spider silk fiber protein. more
DDT in Alaska meltwater poses cancer risk for people who eat lots of fish  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Children in Alaska whose diet includes a lot of fish from rivers fed by the Eastern Alaska Mountain Range may... more
Hazelnuts improve older adults' micronutrient levels, study shows  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Older adults who added hazelnuts to their diet for a few months significantly improved their levels of two key micronutrients. more
Link between neonatal vitamin D deficiency and schizophrenia confirmed  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Newborns with vitamin D deficiency have an increased risk of schizophrenia later in life, a team of researchers has reported. The discovery could help prevent some cases of the disease... more
Food system organizations must strengthen their operations to safeguard against potential threats  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Food systems face growing threats as extreme weather events become more common and more extreme due to climate change. A new study highlights characteristics... more
Medical News Today: Vitamin D deficiency increases schizophrenia risk  MNT · 4 days
New research confirms that there is a link between vitamin D deficiency in early life and an increased risk of developing schizophrenia later on. more
Molecular insights into spider silk  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Spider silk is one of the toughest fibres in nature and has astounding properties. Scientists from the University of Würzburg discovered new molecular details of self-assembly of a spider silk fibre protein. more
Medical News Today: 10 ways to boost libido  MNT · 4 days
Sex drive, or libido, naturally varies between people. If a person wants to boost their libido, there are many methods they can try, including lifestyle, diet, remedies, and sex tips. Here, we... more
Orange you glad you can get mandarins year-round?  CBC · 4 days
It wasn't so long ago that oranges were an exotic luxury food for people in Canada. Mandarin oranges have since... more
Brava Oven review: This oven sheds new light on alternative cooking technology - CNET  CNET · 4 days
Skip preheat, load up all your food, and cook it with light in this smart countertop oven. more
Handheld gadget to provide rapid food quality testing  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
A microbiological detection device will help speed up the measurement of contamination in raw meat, thus minimising costs and food waste. more
Medical News Today: Diabetes: Fasting before a blood test might actually be harmful  MNT · 4 days
Is it actually a good idea for people with diabetes to fast before having a blood cholesterol test? A new study suggests... more
DDT in Alaska meltwater poses cancer risk for people who eat lots of fish  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Children in Alaska whose diet includes a lot of fish from rivers fed by the Eastern Alaska Mountain Range may... more
Why Tehran is sinking dangerously  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Iran has a water problem. The reserves in many groundwater basins there have been severely depleted. For the last 40 years, the country has invested a lot in the agricultural sector, and has been striving to be independent... more
A new molecular player involved in T cell activation  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
When bacteria or viruses enter the body, proteins on their surfaces are recognized and processed to activate T cells, white blood cells with critical roles in fighting infections. During T-cell... more
Molecular insights into spider silk  nanowerk · 4 days
Scientists have discovered new molecular details of self-assembly of a spider silk fibre protein. more
Revolutionary dietary supplement aims to mitigate long term impact of alcohol consumption  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Survivor is a revolutionary dietary supplement designed to boost your liver's response to alcohol, aimed at mitigating the negative impact it has on your... more
Cryo-electron microscopy shows how stabilizing proteins bind to microtubules  nanowerk · 4 days
Flash freezing a shape-shifting protein reveals details about its role in intracellular transportation and the maintenance of cell shape. more
Researchers confirm link between neonatal vitamin D deficiency and schizophrenia  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Newborns with vitamin D deficiency have an increased risk of schizophrenia later in life, a team of Australian and Danish researchers has reported. more
Study sheds new light on microtubule binding proteins and microtubule dynamics  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
When bacteria or viruses enter the body, proteins on their surfaces are recognized and processed to activate T cells, white blood cells with critical roles in... more
Researchers develop new molecular tool to decode sugar-protein attachments  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine have developed a new molecular tool they call EXoO, which decodes where on proteins specific sugars are attached--a possible modification due to disease. more
Medical News Today: What are the benefits of seaweed?  MNT · 4 days
Seaweed contains many nutrients and vitamins. Adding it to the diet can help people with thyroid function, diabetes, and weight loss. Learn more here. more
Study that took aim at 'Joy of Cooking' is retracted  ABC NEWS · 5 days
Another study by a prominent food researcher is being retracted more
Mammalian Analog of Honeybee Royal Jelly Protein Keeps Embryonic Stem Cells Youthful  SCI-NEWS.COM · 5 days
A mammalian protein similar in structure to the active component of royal jelly — the queen-maker for the honeybee (Apis mellifera) — functions as... more
Functionally diverse type V CRISPR-Cas systems  Science Magazine · 5 days
Type V CRISPR-Cas systems are distinguished by a single RNA-guided RuvC domain-containing effector, Cas12. Although effectors of subtypes V-A (Cas12a) and V-B (Cas12b) have been studied in detail, the distinct domain architectures and diverged RuvC sequences... more
A DNA methylation reader complex that enhances gene transcription  Science Magazine · 5 days
DNA methylation generally functions as a repressive transcriptional signal, but it is also known to activate gene expression. In either case, the downstream factors remain largely unknown. By using comparative... more
Using quantum entanglement to study proteins  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
For the first time, a University of Michigan chemist has used quantum entanglement to examine protein structures, a process that requires only a very small number of photons of light. more
Hazelnuts improve micronutrient levels in older adults  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Older adults who added hazelnuts to their diet for a few months significantly improved their levels of two key micronutrients, new research at Oregon State University indicates. more
New way to trace the transmission histories of rare genetic diseases  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
There are only 25 people in the whole of Quebec at the moment who have a rare recessive genetic disease called chronic atrial and intestinal dysrhythmia.... more
Statins are recommended far too often, study shows  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Taking cholesterol-lowering drugs, or statins, as a preventive measure can reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease. A study by the University of Zurich now shows that this measure is recommended too often,... more
Researchers use zinc to target insulin-producing cells with regenerative drug  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
An insulin injection can manage diabetes symptoms, but actually curing the disease would mean healing cells in the pancreas that produce insulin, a hormone that regulates the amount... more
New ways to look at protein-RNA networks  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
For their vital tasks, all RNA molecules require proteins as binding partners. Scientists at the German Cancer Research Center (Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, DKFZ) and colleagues from the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) have developed the... more
New molecular tool identifies sugar-protein attachments  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
Researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine have developed a new molecular tool they call EXoO, which decodes where on proteins specific sugars are attached—a possible modification due to disease. The study, published in issue 14 of Molecular... more
Medical News Today: What is a pescatarian diet?  MNT · 5 days
A pescatarian diet involves eating fish, as a main source of protein, alongside vegetables and other plant-based foods. Learn more about the health benefits of this diet, its environmental impact, and potential... more
How molecular partners form dynamic scaffolding for protein machinery  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
Scientists at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital have mapped key details of how molecular partners regulate assembly of protein-making factories called ribosomes. more
Transforming our food system to ensure a sustainable future  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
By 2050, the world will have almost 10 billion people. It will be impossible to feed everyone without exacerbating poverty, accelerating deforestation and increasing GHG emissions unless we start making... more
Researchers aim to demystify bladder immunity  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
We know that the bladder is a poorly understood organ, critical for storing metabolic waste. What we don’t know is how this unique environment impacts bladder immunity to common diseases such as urinary tract infections and... more
Medical News Today: What are the benefits of bone broth?  MNT · 5 days
Bone broth has a high vitamin and mineral content. The benefits of consuming bone broth include better joint protection, reduced inflammation, and better sleep. Learn more about the... more
Report finds discrimination driving disparities in food insecurity  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
Lifetime experiences of racial and ethnic discrimination are strongly linked to food insecurity in Philadelphia, says a new series of reports released today from researchers at Drexel University's Center for Hunger Free... more
Newborns with vitamin D deficiency have increased risk of schizophrenia later in life  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Newborns with Vitamin D deficiency have an increased risk of schizophrenia later in life, researchers from Aarhus University and the University of... more
New research supports the need for obesity intervention before pregnancy  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
New research from the University of Adelaide's Robinson Research Institute supports the need for dietary and lifestyle interventions before overweight and obese women become pregnant. more
New immuno-assay can detect small molecules with 50-fold greater sensitivity  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
As medical science has come to understand that the human body is controlled on the molecular level by various proteins, hormones, drugs, and other substances, technologies have developed... more
New method could lead to better understanding of complex interactions between human gut microbes  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
The gut microbiome -- the world of microbes that inhabit the human intestinal tract -- has captured the interest of... more
Researchers identify factors that influence how effectively food suppliers can respond to disasters  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Food systems face growing threats as extreme weather events become more common and more extreme due to climate change. more
Study: Three quarters of French-speaking adults in Quebec fall short of dietary guidelines  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
In a web-based study reported in the Canadian Journal of Cardiology, more than three quarters of French-speaking adults in Quebec, Canada, fall... more
Researchers create new light-activated tools for controlling neurons  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
By enabling super-fast remote control of specific cells, light-activated proteins allow researchers to study the function of individual neurons within a large network - even an entire brain. Now one of the... more
New therapeutic strategy is emerging for type 2 diabetes  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Diabetes is a disease in which blood sugar levels are high over a prolonged period (hyperglycemia). In the case of type 2 diabetes, this phenomenon which is caused by a... more
New immunoassay technique measures extremely low concentrations of small molecules using single-molecule detection  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
As medical science has come to understand that the human body is controlled on the molecular level by various proteins, hormones, drugs,... more
Modeling the microbiome  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
The gut microbiome -- the world of microbes that inhabit the human intestinal tract -- has captured the interest of scientists and clinicians for its critical role in health. However, parsing which of those microbes are responsible for effects on... more
Possible alterations in the DNA involved in cancer  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
The study shows the role of the protein PIF1, capable of undoing different structures in these molecules. These molecules contain the instructions that allow cells to function correctly, so that when there... more
Medical News Today: Is the ketogenic diet good for multiple sclerosis?  MNT · 6 days
Multiple sclerosis is a chronic condition that affects the nerves. The ketogenic diet, which is a low-carb, high-fat diet, may help protect the body against neurodegeneration,... more
Scientists identify 'youth factor' in blood cells that speeds fracture repair  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Researchers previously showed that introducing bone marrow stem cells to a bone injury can expedite healing, but the exact process was unclear. Now, the same team... more
Can rice filter water from agricultural fields?  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
While it's an important part of our diets, new research shows that rice plants can be used in a different way, too: to clean runoff from farms before it gets into rivers, lakes, and... more
SpaceX launches cargo, but fails to land rocket  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
SpaceX on Wednesday blasted off its unmanned Dragon cargo ship, loaded with supplies, science experiments and food for the astronauts living at the International Space Station but failed to successfully land its... more
Why zombies are so hilarious  THE VERGE · 6 days
Early on in Anna and the Apocalypse, the new Scottish Christmas zombie high school musical, the protagonist, Anna (Ella Hunt), hears a disgusting growling grunt from... more
Vitamin D deficiency associated with increased risk of depression in older adults  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
A new study by researchers from The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing at Trinity College Dublin has shown for the first time in Ireland... more
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New tricks of TALEs: Discovery of a new principle of gene regulation by molecular displacement
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Optogenetics drives structure changes in tissues
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Palm oil boycott could actually increase deforestation – sustainable products are the solution
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