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Fighting off hypoglycemia with glucose tablets

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Hypoglycemia is always a concern for diabetics whose sugar may tend to drop hard fast. It is clinically defined as when the blood glucose level falls below approximately...

Scientist to lead North American study on a new treatment for...

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Pediatrician and University of Calgary researcher, Dr. Stephen Freedman, MD, the Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation Professor in Child Health and Wellness, will lead a 26-site study investigating a...

New research: Early psychosis program makes recovery a reality for young...

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New research by Orygen, Australia's centre of excellence in youth mental health, has shown that early psychosis programs delivered in Australian headspace centres significantly improved the clinical and...

Genetic mutation discovered that gives scorpions their sting

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Dr. Shunyi Zhu and colleagues from the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing, China published the first derivation of the evolution of the toxin in scorpion stings. Many plants...

Research reveals how bacterial pathogen adapts to nutritional stress

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In order to cause disease, the human pathogen Staphylococcus aureus must adapt to the changing host environment. Many of these adaptations are mediated through two-component signal transduction systems...

Survey: 1 in 10 cardiology trainee doctors in UK say they...

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One in 10 junior doctors training to be cardiologists in the UK, say they have been bullied, reveal the results of a survey published online in the journal...

Discovery of four stranded DNA might be answer to better cancer...

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Researchers have discovered that four-stranded DNA exists within the human genome, according to Science Daily. This finding may provide scientists with the necessary tools to combat cancer more...

Researchers explain why neurons consume so much fuel even when at...

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Pound for pound, the brain consumes vastly more energy than other organs, and, puzzlingly, it remains a fuel-guzzler even when its neurons are not firing signals called neurotransmitters...

Scientists find surprising benefit to the immune system following infection

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The human body’s immune system weakens over time, making older adults more susceptible to infections and leaving scientists with the puzzling dilemma of how to maintain health across...

Scientists link new gene variant in Amish population to lower risk...

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University of Maryland School of Medicine scientists, working with researchers from the Regeneron Genetics Center (RGC), discovered a new gene variant associated with lower levels of heart-damaging LDL...

Black pepper anti-inflammatory and antibacterial medicinal gold

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So why was grandpa told not to snuff his food out lots of pepper? The perennial Piper nigrum is a flowering vine that bears the peppercorns that when...

Study reveals new evidence that sugary beverage tax impacts are sustainable,...

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Two new researches published by scientists at the University of Illinois Chicago provide evidence that public policies to reduce consumption of added sugars through taxes on sugar-sweetened beverages...