Newsy (Feb. 20, 2015) A new report from nutritional experts says Americans eat too much meat. But there could be big agricultural problems if demand for meat decreases.
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AFP (Nov. 17, 2015) Once a luxury, meat is now a growing staple in the diets of millions of Indonesians - who don't seem to worry much about the possible environmental damage linked to the meat industry.
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Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Nov. 16, 2014) Brazilian doctors hope a compound found in a common blood-sucking tick can be used to break down cancerous tumours in humans after successful results in laboratory animals. Tara Cleary has ... watch video
Nov. 23, 2015 Adults with congenital heart defects have considerably higher rates of stroke compared to the general population. Heart failure, diabetes and recent heart attacks were the strongest predictors of ... read more
Nov. 25, 2015 Atom by atom, researchers reveal the structure of CAP-Gly, a protein that binds to the latticework of microtubules in our cells. When mutations occur in CAP-Gly, neurological ... read more
Nov. 25, 2015 Stem cell scientists have made a key find that aids the quest to produce therapies for patients with liver damage. They have developed a new technique for growing liver cells from stem cells that is ... read more
Nov. 25, 2015 Dietary restriction enhances the expression of the circadian clock genes in the peripheral tissue of fruit flies. Researchers show that dietary restriction, induced by reducing protein in the diet, ... read more
Nov. 25, 2015 An expert who has treated rare childhood diseases has found that a protein that is missing in one such disease is also silenced by many cancers. Looking at how the lack of the protein affects the ... read more
Sep. 25, 2015 Ticks have had millions of years to figure out how to bite without triggering their victims' immune response. Proteins in the arachnids' spit evolved to manipulate immune cells so that the ... read more
Feb. 20, 2014 Lone star tick bites are likely the cause of thousands of cases of severe red meat allergies that are plaguing patients in Southeastern United States including Tennessee, North Carolina and Virginia ... read more
Nov. 9, 2012 Meat lovers living in the central and southern regions of the United States might be opting for a vegetarian lifestyle if meat comes with an unwanted side of a life-threatening allergic reaction. ... read more