In case you missed it, here are the biggest headlines of the week!
Doctors Identify Skin Symptoms of Zika Virus
Zika is a viral disease raging through the Americas. Cordel and colleagues describe several symptoms of Zika that will help doctors identify the disease … [read more]
Eating Older Organisms May Affect Life Span
As organisms age, there are many changes at the molecular and cellular levels that can accumulate and possibly have an impact on the ones who ingest the organism. A research group tested “older” and “younger” diets on the lifespan of yeast, fruit flies, and mice and found that the “old” diets shortened the life span of these organisms … [read more]
Relationship Between Erectile Dysfunction and Blood Types
A Turkish research group investigated the association between erectile dysfunction and ABO blood types and found that A, B, and AB blood types were associated with a higher risk for erectile dysfunction compared to an O blood type … [read more]
Green Tea Acts As a Natural Agent for Preventing Obesity
Most metabolic disorders, which are characterized by excessive amounts of lipid or fat contents in the blood (hyperlipidemia), can be treated and prevented by following a healthy diet. A recent study published in the British Journal of Nutrition by scientists in Korea revealed fermented green tea (FGT) plays an important role in lipid metabolism by preventing the onset of obesity and cardiovascular events … [read more]
Almond Consumption at Lunch?
To consume or not; young and old ponder. The nut’s properties can help boost brain power, shows new study … [read more]