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Humans Evolved to Exercise  

Fri, 04 Jan 2019 13:00:00 GMT

Unlike our ape cousins, humans require high levels of physical activity to be healthy

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Science News from around the Planet

Mon, 31 Dec 2018 23:27:00 GMT

A few brief reports about international science and technology from Germany to Rwanda, including one on the discovery of the world's oldest known brewery, discovered in Israel.

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How Exercise Affects Your Brain

Wed, 26 Dec 2018 15:00:00 GMT

Scientists are continuing to showing that everything from the “runner’s high” to the “yogi’s tranquility” can have profound effects on your brain

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Proper Breathing Brings Better Health

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 13:00:00 GMT

Stress reduction, insomnia prevention, emotion control, improved attention—certain breathing techniques can make life better. But where do you start?

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New App Uses Sonar to Detect Opioid Overdoses

Fri, 11 Jan 2019 11:45:00 GMT

The technology utilizes smartphone speakers and microphone to monitor breathing

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Inhaled RNA Might Help Heal Cystic Fibrosis

Wed, 09 Jan 2019 04:55:00 GMT

Scientists are working to correct a genetic defect in cystic fibrosis patients by having them inhale RNA. Christopher Intagliata reports.

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Simple Genetic Mutation Helped Humans Become Endurance Runners

Wed, 26 Dec 2018 16:00:00 GMT

Mice with the human version of a gene can run for longer without becoming fatigued 

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It's Time to Get Arsenic and Other Toxic Substances out of Baby Food

Fri, 04 Jan 2019 14:00:00 GMT

It’s time to get arsenic and other heavy metals out of our infants’ diets

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Better Diagnostics Could Help in the Fight against Flu

Mon, 07 Jan 2019 12:00:00 GMT

So-called molecular tests can be quicker and more accurate than what doctors use now

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The Scourge of Sepsis

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 17:00:00 GMT

It’s the leading cause of preventable death worldwide; migrant children are especially vulnerable; and time is of the essence in treating it

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How to Train for a Long-Distance Race

Wed, 09 Jan 2019 15:00:00 GMT

Whether it is a full marathon or a 10K, training for a race can have less than desirable consequences if you are not prepared

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A Blood Test for the Body's Clock  

Fri, 28 Dec 2018 14:00:00 GMT

A new way to measure internal time could yield insight into sleep deprivation and disease 

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"Hunger Hormone" Ghrelin Aids Overindulgence

Tue, 25 Dec 2018 14:00:00 GMT

Ghrelin, the hormone that makes you hungry, also makes food, and food smells, irresistibly appealing. Karen Hopkin reports. 

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What Ails a Woman's Heart

Thu, 03 Jan 2019 15:00:00 GMT

The more we look, the more we find sex differences in cardiovascular disease

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How Can Science Help Reverse Blindness?

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 16:00:00 GMT

From bionic eyes to gene editing, how can we use science to bring back sight?

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How Physical Activity and Gut–Brain Connections Combine to Make Us Healthier  

Tue, 01 Jan 2019 15:30:00 GMT



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A Former Java Junkie Ponders Coffee's Upside

Sat, 12 Jan 2019 17:00:00 GMT

After a science writer kicks caffeine to reduce his anxiety, a wellness expert assures him that coffee is good for you

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Does Weight-Loss Surgery Rewire Gut–Brain Connections?  

Thu, 27 Dec 2018 15:00:00 GMT

Bariatric procedures are revealing new insights into the dialogue between bowel and brain

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Clinical Trials Have the Best Medicine but Do Not Enroll the Patients Who Need It  

Wed, 02 Jan 2019 14:00:00 GMT

Most cancer patients never get into lifesaving drug trials because of barriers at community hospitals

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A New Idea about What Triggers Alzheimer's

Wed, 09 Jan 2019 17:00:00 GMT

Changes in brain cells’ DNA may be responsible—and if so, medicines already developed for other diseases might be used to treat it

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Testing for Caffeine Could Help Foil Fake Urine Scam

Wed, 09 Jan 2019 13:00:00 GMT

The absence of substances originating from coffee, chocolate, nicotine and blood in pee could indicate foul play 

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Alzheimer's Attack on the Brain May Vary with Race

Tue, 08 Jan 2019 16:30:00 GMT

A new study finds African–Americans with dementia have less buildup of certain toxic proteins in their brains than do whites

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A Novel Way to Fight Drug-Resistant Bacteria

Fri, 04 Jan 2019 12:00:00 GMT

Host-directed therapy can boost a patient’s immune response instead of relying only on antibiotics 

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Simple Sugars Wipe Out Beneficial Gut Bugs

Thu, 27 Dec 2018 16:00:00 GMT

Fructose and sucrose can make it all the way to the colon, where they spell a sugary death sentence for beneficial bacteria. Karen Hopkin reports.

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Take Your Pills When Your Genes Are Most Active

Tue, 01 Jan 2019 16:30:00 GMT

Drugs could be more effective if taken when the genetic proteins they target are most active

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