Medical research

Scientists identify an innate function of vitamin E

It's rubbed on the skin to reduce signs of aging and consumed by athletes to improve endurance but scientists now have the first evidence of one of vitamin E's normal body functions.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New research indicates protein plays role in diabetes

As the prevalence of diabetes has doubled in the U.S. over the past decade, doctors are only now beginning to unravel the complex series of cellular events that cause some people to develop the chronic disease, while others ...

Health

Arsenic in your rice: What to do?

Arsenic, a naturally occurring element and industrial byproduct, poses a significant health risk to millions of people worldwide when it leaches into drinking water. It's highly poisonous at high doses, but chronic exposure ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Gluten-, casein-free diet not effective autism treatment

(PhysOrg.com) -- The use of gluten-free and/or casein-free (GFCF) diets in the treatment of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) is not supported by current research, says a team of scientists with The University of Texas at Austin's ...

Medical research

New study explains duality of longevity drug rapamycin

A Penn- and MIT-led team explained how rapamycin, a drug that extends mouse lifespan, also causes insulin resistance. The researchers showed in an animal model that they could, in principle, separate the effects, which depend ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

S.America takes aim at foot-and-mouth disease

Agriculture ministers from six South American countries agreed at a meeting Wednesday to make the eradication of foot-and-mouth disease a regional priority.

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By-product

A by-product is a secondary product derived from a manufacturing process or chemical reaction. It is not the primary product or service being produced.A by-product can be useful and marketable or it can be considered waste.

IEA offers the following definition for the purpose of life cycle assessment:

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