Could altering mealtimes prevent development of Type 2 diabetes? — ScienceDaily

An innovative new study is set to examine if changing our mealtimes to earlier or later in the day could reduce the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes. Led by Dr Denise Robertson, Professor Jonathan Johnston and post graduate researcher Shantel Lynch from the University of Surrey, the study, outlined in the journal Nutrition Bulletin, […]

Altering mealtimes could prevent development of Type 2 diabetes

An innovative new study is set to examine if changing our mealtimes to earlier or later in the day could reduce the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes. Led by Dr Denise Robertson, Professor Jonathan Johnston and post graduate researcher Shantel Lynch from the University of Surrey, the study, outlined in the journal Nutrition Bulletin, […]

Scientists identify nutrient that helps prevent bacterial infection

Colorized scanning electron micrograph showing carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae interacting with a human neutrophil Credit: NIAID Scientists studying the body’s natural defenses against bacterial infection have identified a nutrient—taurine—that helps the gut recall prior infections and kill invading bacteria, such as Klebsiella pneumoniae (Kpn). The finding, published in the journal Cell by scientists from five institutes […]

New algorithm will prevent misidentification of cancer cells — ScienceDaily

Researchers from the University of Kent have developed a computer algorithm that can identify differences in cancer cell lines based on microscopic images, a unique development towards ending misidentification of cells in laboratories. Cancer cell lines are cells isolated and grown as cell cultures in laboratories for study and developing anti-cancer drugs. However, many cell […]

Mask up without breaking out. Here’s how to prevent pandemic acne.

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Survival protein may prevent collateral damage during cancer therapy

IMAGE: The cell survival protein BCL-XL may protect kidneys from damage caused by cancer therapies. view more  Credit: WEHI, Australia Australian researchers have identified a protein that could protect the kidneys from ‘bystander’ damage caused by cancer therapies. The ‘cell survival protein’, called BCL-XL, was required in laboratory models to keep kidney cells alive and […]

Some allergens that cause contact dermatitis are found in masks that prevent COVID-19

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill (November 13, 2020) – Throughout the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, those able to wear a face mask have been encouraged to do so to prevent transmission of the virus. For some people with skin allergies, wearing a mask can cause further problems. A medically challenging case presented at this year’s virtual […]