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April 29, 2017

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April 29, 2017

Mar. 15, 2017 — Building on their recent research focusing on a peptide designed to block the oxidant amplifying function of the cellular sodium-potassium pump, researchers have successfully demonstrated that ... read more

Consumption of Low-Calorie Sweeteners Jumps by 200 Percent in US Children

Jan. 10, 2017 — About 25 percent of children and more than 41 percent of adults in the United States reported consuming foods and beverages containing low-calorie sweeteners (LCS) such as aspartame, sucralose, and ... read more

Dec. 14, 2016 — Researchers have developed cold plasma-activated Ringer’s solution for chemotherapy. The solution has anti-tumor effects in vitro and in vivo that derive from the lactate ... read more

Treatment Significantly Reduces Chemotherapy-Induced Hearing Loss in Children

Dec. 2, 2016 — Sodium thiosulfate prevents cisplatin-induced hearing loss in children and adolescents with cancer, investigators have ... read more

Reducing Salt Intake May Help Protect Kidney Patients’ Heart and Kidney Health

Nov. 17, 2016 — New research indicates that reducing sodium intake may provide kidney and heart benefits for patients with chronic kidney disease ... read more

How Internal Circadian Clocks in Neurons Encode External Daily Rhythms of Excitability

Nov. 14, 2016 — Researchers have identified a key mechanism linking the master molecular clock in the brain to changes in the external firing activity of those circadian clock neurons. It involves the GSK3 kinase ... read more

Kids Continue to Consume Too Much Salt, Putting Them at Risk

Nov. 3, 2016 — Cardiovascular disease, including heart disease and stroke, kills more than 800,000 Americans each year. We know that too much salt may contribute to high blood pressure and increased cardiovascular ... read more

Eating Dairy Cheese May Protect Against Sodium-Related Health Risks

Nov. 2, 2016 — Consuming dairy cheese instead of other sodium-laden foods may actually protect against some of sodium’s effects on the cardiovascular system, such as high blood pressure, according to ... read more

Diet Can Impact Migraines

Nov. 1, 2016 — Eliminating that morning 'Cup of Joe,' consuming processed foods high in nitrites or monosodium glutamate (MSG) and enjoying too much alcohol are potential headache triggers for individuals ... read more

Iron Supplements in the Fight Against Lead

Oct. 26, 2016 — Lead is a toxic heavy metal that was added to gasoline for use in cars until as recently as 25 years ago. It is particularly harmful to the developing brains of infants, children and teenagers, and ... read more

Halloween Candy Deconstructed: Ingredients of a Few Popular Halloween Candies

Oct. 25, 2016 — It Halloween time. The costumes, the candy, the candy, the candy, and lots of it. Maybe it’s time to forget the calories for a movement and take a look at the ... read more

How Sweet It Is: Artificial Sweeteners in Blood

Oct. 24, 2016 — A recent study measured how much artificial sweetener is absorbed into the blood stream by children and adults after drinking a can of diet ... read more

Oct. 18, 2016 — Biomedical engineers have harvested genes for ion channels from bacteria that, with a few tweaks, can create and enhance electrical signaling in human cells, making the cells more electrically ... read more

Federal School Lunch Guidelines Lead to Healthier Choices, Study Shows

Oct. 13, 2016 — Researchers investigated how the nutritional content of National School Lunch Program entrées chosen by students varied across different socioeconomic and demographic groups and impacted their ... read more

Sweet News: Sucralose Is Not Linked to Cancer, Study Finds

Sep. 22, 2016 — In a society where obesity is increasingly recognized as a risk factor for disease, low- and no-calorie ingredients are logical choices for those wishing to manage their weight.  However, some ... read more

Sep. 20, 2016 — A new explanation for some of the symptoms of fragile X syndrome, the most common inherited cause of intellectual disability, has been proposed by researchers. Their explanation suggests new targets ... read more

Dying Tumor Cells Release Intracellular Ions in a Last-Ditch Attempt to Block the Immune System

Sep. 15, 2016 — Researchers have discovered how a mineral ion leaked from tumor tissue as it dies acts to stop the work of anti-tumor immune cells. This discovery provides a new approach in the development of ... read more

Blood Pressure Diet Improves Gout Blood Marker

Aug. 15, 2016 — A diet rich in fruits, vegetables, low-fat dairy and reduced in fats and saturated fats (the DASH diet), designed decades ago to reduce high blood pressure, also appears to significantly lower uric ... read more

July 12, 2016 — Researchers have revealed, for the first time, how artificial sweeteners can stimulate appetite in the brain. Billions of people worldwide consume artificial sweeteners and they are prescribed as a ... read more

July 6, 2016 — Salt (sodium chloride) is an essential nutrient, but one that is often present in surprisingly high quantities in industrially processed foods. Consuming too much sodium puts strain on the heart, ... read more

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