Thursday, December 9, 2021

Scientists have discovered a new route to produce complex antibiotics exploiting gene editing to...

Scientists have discovered a new route to produce complex antibiotics exploiting gene editing to re-programme pathways to future medicines urgently required to combat antimicrobial resistance, treat neglected diseases and prevent future pandemics. Researchers from The...

Existing drugs may offer effective treatment — ScienceDaily

Prevailing theories posit plaques in the brain cause Alzheimer's disease. New UC Riverside research points to cells' slowing ability to clean themselves as the likely cause of unhealthy brain buildup. Along with signs of dementia,...

Study compares the impact of different diets on health, animal welfare and the environment...

Which diet is better: moderately reduce meat consumption and eat more fruit, vegetables and wholegrain products, as recommended by the German Nutrition Society? Follow Germany's southern neighbors' example and eat more fish and seafood?...

Researchers study the link between vitamin D and inflammation — ScienceDaily

Scientists recently gained insights into how vitamin D functions to reduce inflammation caused by immune cells that might be relevant to the responses during severe COVID-19. In a study jointly published by Purdue University...

Food scientists create zinc index for human body — ScienceDaily

Zinc deficiency is prevalent around the world, and among children, these mineral shortfalls can lead to stunting, embryonic malformations and neurobehavioral abnormalities. Over several decades, science has improved understanding of zinc metabolism, but an...

New approach could overcome fungal resistance to current treatments — ScienceDaily

Current medications aren't particularly effective against fungi. The situation is becoming more challenging because these organisms are developing resistance to antimicrobial treatments, just as bacteria are. Now, researchers report in ACS Infectious Diseases that...

Nascent polypeptides stabilize ribosomes for uninterrupted translation — ScienceDaily

Proteins are the key players that regulate cellular structure and function. DNA, which functions as the blueprint for protein synthesis, is first transcribed into a messenger RNA (mRNA), which is further read and translated...

Dietary fat synergizes with PFAS to trigger cancer in benign cells, accelerate tumor growth...

Exposure to PFAS -- a class of synthetic chemicals utilized in food wrappers, nonstick cookware and other products -- reprograms the metabolism of benign and malignant human prostate cells to a more energy efficient...

Identifying individual proteins using nanopores and supercomputers — ScienceDaily

The amount and types of proteins our cells produce tell us important details about our health and how our bodies work. But the methods we have of identifying and quantifying individual proteins are inadequate...

Plant-based gummy candy helps vegans and vegetarians get their vitamins — ScienceDaily

Worldwide, millions of people follow vegan and vegetarian diets for religious, ethical, environmental or economic reasons. While these diets have purported health benefits, they can also lack essential nutrients, such as vitamins B12 and...
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Exposure to UV rays boost vitamin D, may protect against auto-immune disease — ScienceDaily

Living in sunny locations and spending time outdoors may raise the risk for skin cancer, but a new study led by UC San Francisco...

Cleveland Clinic Research Identifies Sildenafil as Candidate Drug for Alzheimer’s Disease

Newswise — December 6, 2021, CLEVELAND: A new Cleveland Clinic-led study has identified sildenafil – an FDA-approved therapy for erectile dysfunction (Viagra) and pulmonary...