Gut microbiome could make weight loss easier says study

Nutrition 09/20/21, 19:28

Bacteria that helps digest food and absorb nutrients could be the key to decrease body weight. Seattle's Institute for Systems Biology (ISB) has discovered gut microbiomes in the intestines that influence weight loss. Researchers studied microbiomes from 105 people who were trying to lose weight. Half of respondents did not shed any ...

Major outbreaks reported in nursing homes shortly after full immunization

News 06/08/21, 00:47

A growing number of aged care facilities experienced a jump in infections despite residents and workers already being immunized against the deadly disease. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is investigating why a Kentucky nursing home suddenly reported 46 cases of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) Virus, even though ...

President Trump ending fetal tissue research by federal scientists

Politics 06/05/19, 11:27

The Trump administration said Wednesday it is ending medical research by government scientists using human fetal tissue, a victory for abortion foes that comes despite impassioned pleas from scientists that some health problems can't be studied any other way. Officials said government-sponsored research by universities will be allowed to continue, subject ...

Renewed battle over using fetal tissue in medical research

Science 12/13/18, 14:59

Lawmakers clashed over science, ethics and politics on Thursday at a House hearing on using fetal tissue in critically important medical research, as the Trump administration reviews the government's ongoing support for such studies.Research fields in which fetal tissue is used include HIV, childhood cancers, treatments that enlist the body's ...

Thai police hand over 100 kilos of marijuana for research

Health 09/25/18, 07:18

Thai police have handed over around 100 kilograms (220 pounds) of seized marijuana to be used for medical research, as officials seek to produce pot-based medication.Thai officers show some marijuana before a news conference Bangkok, Thailand, Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018. Thai police handed over around 100 kilograms of seized marijuana ...

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