Next-gen probiotic candidate targeting obesity identified Scientists from the Catholic University of Louvain report that Dysosmobacter welbionis​ J115T​ is found in up to 70% of the healthy population, and that lower abundance is correlated to higher BMI, fasting glucose levels, and higher HbA1c (glycated hemoglobin, a marker of long-term presence of excess glucose in the
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A woman with pregnancy complications needed permission from her boss to visit a doctor. Community health volunteers were turned away from delivering food and covid information to worker housing. A farmworker had a serious allergic reaction but was afraid to seek treatment. To Nicole Civita, policy director with Colorado advocacy group Project Protect Food Systems
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Healthcare continues to outperform many other industries in female representation at many levels. But let’s not break out the champagne just yet — at least not until more women break through the glass ceiling and into the C-suite. Over the past decade, the number of women physicians has grown more than 43%. Unfortunately, that increase
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Children with documented child protection concerns are four times as likely to die before they reach their 16th birthday, according to confronting new research from the University of South Australia. The world first study identifies the extreme seriousness of familial child abuse and neglect, measuring for the first time the excess risk of death that
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When herring are filleted, more than half their weight becomes a low-value ‘side stream’ that never reaches our plates – despite being rich in protein and healthy omega-3 fatty acids. Now, scientists from Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, have developed a special dipping solution, with ingredients including rosemary extract and citric acid, which can significantly
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Get to know yourself, and begin living a more authentic life What does it mean to live an authentic life? And how do you know if you’re being authentically you? We all deal with certain pressures, to conform and compromise, from the people around us – our peers, partners, family, friends, employers, and society as
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More surgeons are using a software solution in the operating room that walks the team through role-specific best practices for a procedure in real time, eliminating inconsistencies that come from varied experience levels and techniques. The first ‘digital playbook’ for surgeries was developed by Chicago-based ExplORer Surgical as part of a three-part strategy: to reduce
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Getty Images Some of the 12,000 attendees who flew into Miami last weekend for the biggest bitcoin event in history have started testing positive for Covid. Bitcoin 2021 drew crypto enthusiasts from around the world to the Mana Wynwood convention center in Miami’s arts and entertainment district. For three days, conference goers packed into crowded
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Since the report​​​​​​ alleging “dangerously high” ​​​levels of lead, mercury, cadmium and arsenic in selected baby food products was published Febr. 4, the companies named in it – Beech Nut Nutrition, Gerber, Campbell Soup (Plum Organics), Nurture Inc (Happy Family Organics), Hain Celestial (Earth’s Best), Sprout Foods Inc, and Walmart – have been hit with a tsunami
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A new global study of 30-day outcomes in children and adolescents with COVID-19 found that while death was uncommon, the illness produced more symptoms and complications than seasonal influenza. The study, “30-day outcomes of Children and Adolescents with COVID-19: An International Experience,” published online in the journal Pediatrics, also found significant variation in treatment of
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The partnership will focus on a portfolio of NK-based cell therapeutics, using San Diego, California-headquartered Shoreline’s iPSC-derived NK cell tech. Shoreline will receive an upfront cash payment of $45m from BeiGene with the potential for additional development, regulatory and commercial milestone payments. Shoreline’s proprietary platform focuses on iPSC-derived natural killer (NK) cells and macrophages that
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Un sueño. Siempre el mismo. En la imaginación, con Ícaro o los superhéroes de las series fantásticas. En la vida real, para los saltadores de pértiga, los pilotos de avión o los hombres del espacio. Este sueño, volar, alejarse de la fuerza de gravedad que implacablemente nos une al suelo, nos mantiene confinados a la
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