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  • Proteins causing daytime sleepiness may be tied to bone formation, osteoporosis.
    Proteins causing daytime sleepiness may be tied to bone formation, osteoporosis
    Proteins causing daytime sleepiness are tied to bone formation, a target for osteoporosis, says new research, "Orexin Regulates Bone Remodeling via a Dominant Positive Central Action and a Subordinate Negative Peripheral Action,"...
  • Only God could build DNA and protein
    Only God could build DNA and Protein
    We have written a number of articles entitled "Only God could build..." and with strong reasons behind them. But most of those were concerned with a creature with a brain albeit sometimes very small. But the title of our efforts here...
  • Cure the sleep deficit, shift your proteins, you need a lot more vitamin D and B
    Cure the sleep deficit, shift your proteins, you need a lot more vitamin D and B
    Sleep deprivation dramatically increases headaches, decreases cognitive ability, and wellbeing. Sleep is a part of our circadian rhythm, and the glands and cells in our body produce hormones and neurotransmitters affecting the entire nervous...
  • Cancer causing proteins found by researchers
    Cancer causing proteins found by researchers
    Sunday, theNational Institutes of Health(NIH)announcedthat researchers had found a set of proteins involved in the body’s natural defenses that produces a large number of mutations in humanDNA. The research suggests that these naturally...
  • Greek yogurt has the edge on regular yogurt for these reasons
    Greek yogurt has the edge on regular yogurt for these reasons (Photos)
    Both Greek yogurt and regular yogurt are part of a healthful diet. They're low in calories and packed with calcium and live bacterial cultures.More and more people are passing up regular yogurt for Greek yogurt, and there are very good reasons...
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    Increased chances for full recovery of all prostate cancers found in resveratrol
    Tumor cells more responsive to cancer treatment after exposure to resveratrolResveratrol keeps making the news with its promising health benefits especially where the treatment of cancer is concerned. Resveratrol found in foods such as red wine,...
  • Lefkowitz/Kobilka
    North Carolina scientist wins Nobel Prize in chemistry
    On Wednesday, the Nobel Foundation announced that Dr. Robert J. Lefkowitz of Duke University Medical Center was the winner of a share of the 2012 Nobel Prize in chemistry. The other winner was Dr. Brian K. Kobilka of Stanford University School of...
  • Eating for a marathon: What, when, and how much
    Eating for a marathon: What, when, and how much
    When eating for a marathon your body requires more carbs and calories, as well as vitamins and minerals, and healthy fats. Proper nutrition is important not only for performance, but also for health. It differs from the recreational runner who...
  • Peanut butter is a great recovery food packed with protein.
    Five post-workout recovery foods that you may not have considered
    A good workout depletes your body of glycogen. Replacing the stores of glycogenin your muscles and your liver as quickly as possible helps the body to recover and rebuild, which is exactly what you want. This is especially important if you are...
  • Heart Healthy Proteins
    Heart Health and Protein
    Is too much protein bad for your heart? It may not necessarily be too much protein in your diet that is the problem, but the kind of protein you are eating that’s considered bad for your heart. What are you eating for your protein sources?If...
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    The link between mattress stuffing and weight loss
    While I was visiting my daughter and her family in London, Trish, a close friend of my daughter, told me about a “secret” diet plan, known only to French women. I like to trade beauty secrets with Trish. On a past visit, she introduced...