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Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Omega-3 fatty acids can neutralize listeria

Certain fatty acids are not only part of a healthy diet—they can also neutralise the harmful listeria bacterium, a new study shows. This discovery could eventually lead to improved methods to combat dangerous and drug-resistant ...

Health

Football is medicine for women with high blood pressure

The Danish concept Football Fitness has proved to be just as effective as tablets for countering high blood pressure. Furthermore, women participating in the project have also benefited from improved physical fitness, decreased ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Concern that radiation may contribute to development of Alzheimer's

More humans than ever are exposed to higher levels of ionizing radiation from medical equipment, airplanes, etc. A new study suggests that this kind of radiation may be a confounding factor in the neurodegenerative disease ...

Medical research

Towards better treatment of cystitis

Every year, millions of people are treated for cystitis, but despite its prevalence, the disease is still a scientific mystery. Now a research team from University of Southern Denmark has succeeded in identifying how the ...

Genetics

Fat cells reprogrammed to increase fat burning

White adipose tissue stores excess calories as fat that can be released for use in other organs during fasting. Mammals also have small amounts of brown adipose tissue, which primarily acts as an effective fat burner for ...

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