Health

Diet type can increase potentially harmful gas in the gut

Published in Clinical Nutrition, researchers from the University of Minnesota Medical School looked at the production of colonic hydrogen sulfide—a toxic gas in the body that smells like rotten eggs—in people in response ...

Medical research

The right diet can safeguard against acute kidney injury

A research team led by Professor Dr. Roman-Ulrich Müller has established that four out of six different nutritional strategies prevent acute kidney injury in a mouse model. Furthermore, the team has identified a potential ...

Neuroscience

Hydrogen sulfide could guard against Alzheimer's disease

Typically characterized as poisonous, corrosive and smelling of rotten eggs, hydrogen sulfide's reputation may soon get a facelift. In experiments in mice, researchers have shown the foul-smelling gas may help protect aging ...

Medical research

Biomarker for schizophrenia can be detected in human hair

Working with model mice, postmortem human brains, and people with schizophrenia, researchers at the RIKEN Center for Brain Science in Japan have discovered that a subtype of schizophrenia is related to abnormally high levels ...

Sleep apnea

Regulating 'gasotransmitters' could improve care for sleep apnea

Unbalanced signaling by two molecules that regulate breathing leads to sleep apnea in mice and rats, researchers report in the Jan. 23, 2017, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. They show, working with rodents, ...

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