Eating Omega-3 fatty byproducts may help prevent the growth and spread of cancer found a new study. Foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids such as fatty fish, certain nuts and seeds can prevent heart diseases and arthritis.
Turbulence can help produce blood platelets in the lab and probably replace human donors in the near future. To generate turbulence scientists used a new bioreactor like a French Press coffee maker, pushing the flow up and down.
High fat food was found in the gut analysis of a 5,300-year-old naturally preserved ice mummy Otzi or Iceman's gut analysis. Fat as an excellent source of energy in high places must have been known by the Iceman.
The first drug with an indication for treatment of smallpox has been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and will be available for now only through the US government's Strategic National Stockpile (SNS).
Cardiac mortality is on the rise in India especially in rural areas and among young adults. Heart disease is on a steady rise and is responsible for more than one quarter of all deaths in the country in 2015.
Muscle wasting increases length of intensive care unit stay and mortality, and hence it is important that we identify better ways to ensure that nutrition and rehabilitation programmes are effective at preventing muscle wasting.