martedì, novembre 20, 2018

Carbohydrates in infant formula shape gut metabolites profile

The risk of preterm infants developing necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) is higher when they are fed formula than when they feed on breast milk. Of the...

A team of researchers have found a solution that could halt...

The tissues in our bodies largely are made of fluid. It moves around cells and is essential to normal body function. But in some cases, this...

Electronic Baby Toys Associated with Decrease in Quality and Quantity of...

Electronic toys for infants that produce lights, words and songs were associated with decreased quantity and quality of language compared to playing with books...

Scientists identified three sub-types of depression

According to the World Health Organization, nearly 300 million people worldwide suffer from depression and these rates are on the rise. Yet, doctors and...

Medical researchers find innovative drug to treat sickle cell disease...

Medical researchers have identified a key signaling protein that regulates hemoglobin production in red blood cells, offering a possible target for a future innovative...

Research Suggests Association Between Gut Bacteria and Emotion

Researchers have identified gut microbiota that interact with brain regions associated with mood and behavior. This may be the first time that behavioral and...

Exercise to stay young: 4-5 days a week to slow down...

Participating in exercise 4-5 days per week is necessary to keep your heart young, according to new research published in The Journal of Physiology....

Gut microbes influence severity of intestinal parasitic infections

A new study indicates that the kinds of microbes living in the gut influence the severity and recurrence of parasitic worm infections in developing...

Compounds isolated from rattlesnake venom show activity against hepatitis C virus

A group of Brazilian scientists has achieved promising results using isolated compounds from the venom of the South American rattlesnake to combat hepatitis C. The...

Combining different malaria vaccines could reduce cases by 91 percent

Using two experimental anti-malarial vaccines, which work in different ways, can greatly reduce the number of malaria infections in animal studies. Experimental vaccines, which independently...