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A paper published 15 August 2012 in Biology of Reproduction's Papers-in-Press reveals that eating 75 grams of walnuts a day improves the vitality, motility, and morphology of sperm in healthy men aged 21 to 35.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Aug 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Mothers who eat more salmon before giving birth boost levels of a vital nutrient in their breast milk, but could lower levels of disease-fighting antibodies they pass on while feeding their ...
Health Aug 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Using mutant zebra fish, researchers studying the earliest formation of cartilage of the mouth believe they may have gotten a look at a mechanism involved in a genetic defect linked to Fraser syndrome deafness in humans.
Genetics Jul 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
When a farmer or rancher is injured on the job, there's an 11 percent chance that an amputation will occur. That's two and a half times more likely than in any other industry.
Other Jul 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The first major study on the biological effects of omega-3 fatty acids on the human brain is focusing on the role that this natural substance, primarily found in fish oil, may play in fighting psychosis.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Zebrafish, popular as aquarium fish, now have an important place in research labs as a model organism for studying human diseases.
Genetics Jul 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
A gene whose mutation results in malformed faces and skulls as well as mental retardation has been found by scientists.
Genetics Jul 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- In the latest study to look at the effect of vitamin D on fracture risk, Swiss researchers found that taking more than 800 international units (IU) of vitamin D daily could reduce the risk of ...
Health Jul 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 2
Millions of people worldwide are exposed to arsenic from contaminated water, and we are all exposed to arsenic via the food we eat. New research published in BioMed Central's open access journal Nutrition Journal has demons ...
Health Jun 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
We've all heard that eating fish is good for our brains and memory. But what is it about DHA, an omega-3 fatty acid found in fish, that makes our memory sharper?
Health Jun 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
It's clear where the black-and-white striped zebrafish got its name, but less obvious at first glance is what zebrafish has to do with biomedical research. Amazingly, it has biological similarities to humans, which are making ...
Genetics Jun 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the dietary supplement industry's leading trade association, today released its comprehensive report, The Benefits of Nutritional Supplements (4th Edition). The updated book, which ...
Health Jun 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Fish cannot display symptoms of autism, schizophrenia or other human brain disorders. However, a team of MIT biologists has shown that zebrafish can be a useful tool for studying the genes that contribute ...
Genetics Jun 19, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Older people who take omega-3 fish oil supplements are probably not reducing their chances of losing cognitive function, according to a new Cochrane systematic review. Based on the available data from studies lasting up to ...
Health Jun 12, 2012 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0
(HealthDay) -- People with type 2 diabetes who take omega-3 fatty acid supplements are neither helping nor harming their heart, a new study finds.
Diabetes Jun 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0