Psychology & Psychiatry

Research shows noisy environments influence taste perception

Airline passengers who eat meals vary in their ability to taste sweet, sour, bitter and salty flavors. In studying how airplane noise affects the palate, Cornell food scientists have found sweetness suppressed and a tasty, ...


Can eating tomatoes lower the risk of stroke?

Eating tomatoes and tomato-based foods is associated with a lower risk of stroke, according to new research published in the October 9, 2012, print issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. ...

Oncology & Cancer

Tomato nutrient may intercept cancer growth

(Medical Xpress) -- A nutrient in cooked tomatoes has been shown in laboratory studies to slow the growth of or even kill prostate cancer cells.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

EU offers 2.1 mln euros to research new killer E.coli

The EU is to invest 2.2 million euros in research on the new killer E.coli strain which infected almost 4,000 people and left 51 dead across Europe and caused massive losses to vegetable farmers.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

At least 38 dead from killer bacteria outbreak: Germany

An elderly man has become the latest fatality from an outbreak of a killer strain of E. coli bacteria in Germany, bringing the death toll to at least 38, authorities said Wednesday.

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