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Food pathogen detection via handheld 'nanoflower' biosensor Researchers have created a nanoflower biosensor that recognizes and amplifies signals from E. coli so they can be seen with a simple handheld pH device.
Medical News Today | Jun 19, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Certain factors affect vitamin D levels in children with chronic kidney disease Researchers have identified certain modifiable and non-modifiable factors associated with vitamin D deficiency in children with chronic kidney disease (CKD).
Medical News Today | Jun 17, 2016 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
High-fat diet in pregnancy can affect three future generations New mouse study shows that pups, grand pups, and great-grand pups of mothers fed a high-fat, high-sugar diet during pregnancy developed metabolic problems.
Medical News Today | Jun 16, 2016 4:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Overeating may cause more eating by cutting off fullness signal New research shows overfed mice stop making a hormone that signals fullness to the brain, revealing a calorie-sensitive switch that might promote obesity.
Medical News Today | Jun 16, 2016 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'Traffic-light' and numeric calorie labels cut calorie consumption by 10 percent Color-coded calorie indicators as effective as actual calorie numbers for online meal-ordering platforms.
Medical News Today | Jun 15, 2016 4:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Salt: How much is too much? Studies on how much salt we should consume have been conflicting. We take a closer look at how much salt is too much - or too little - for optimal health.
Medical News Today | Jun 15, 2016 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Higher intake of whole grains associated with lower risk of major chronic diseases and death Even small increases in consumption could bring substantial health benefits.
Medical News Today | Jun 15, 2016 12:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Electronic sensor that tells dead bacteria from live by measuring 'osmoregulation' is potential future tool for medicine and food safety A new type of electronic sensor that might be used to quickly detect and classify bacteria for medical diagnostics and food safety has passed a key hurdle by distinguishing between dead and living...
Medical News Today | Jun 15, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Caffeine has little to no benefit after 3 nights of sleep restriction New study shows caffeine is not sufficient to prevent performance decline long term.
Medical News Today | Jun 14, 2016 4:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Revised UK 'Eatwell Guide' promotes industry wealth not public health, argues expert It lacks evidence base; high carb-low fat approach has parallelled rises in obesity and diabetes.
Medical News Today | Jun 14, 2016 12:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend