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Scientists develop improved method to estimate calories

Mom was right. It's important to chew your food fully. Chewing begins the digestive process of liberating nutrients from their food matrix, and this release is necessary before nutrients are considered "bioaccessible." In ...

Sep 17, 2013
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Target: New ways to battle disease

For decades, developing medicine to treat disease was a lengthy and often discouraging process: create a drug, test on a lab animal, hold a human clinical trial, and hope to calibrate an effective dose to kill the disease ...

Jul 15, 2013
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Automated design for drug discovery

A system of 'automated design' for new drugs could help develop the complex therapies needed for many medical conditions while also improving drug safety and efficiency, new research from the University of Dundee has shown.

Dec 12, 2012
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Doctors' orders: improve your handwriting

Doctors' handwriting has never been renowned for its elegance, but an Indian medical group is so concerned about sloppy scrawls that it has started an awareness drive to prevent fatal errors.

Sep 14, 2012
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Rapid response in cases of smoke poisoning

Smoke poisoning can be caused by a number of things, including cyanides, the salts of hydrocyanic acid. Because the quick diagnosis and treatment of victims with cyanide poisoning is critical and often lifesaving, it is very ...

Sep 04, 2012
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