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Updated assessment of the health risks posed by longer-term consumption of foo...
An average daily intake level was determined for this updated estimation. As the estimation of the risk to consumers was made on the basis of the available data with a number of very conservative assumptions, the expected actual exposure of consumers should lie well below the exposures estimated here. Based on German and European consumption data NVS II Model and EFSA PRIMo Ver.2 , n the ADI value 0.0002 mg kg body weight per day is not exceeded for any of ...
EurekAlert - Thu. Aug 24
Scientists discover how tuberculosis hijacks the immune system
Scientists have unlocked a key element in understanding how human lungs fight tuberculosis TB . They hope their research findings, which were published today in the international peer reviewed journal Immunity , will help pave the way towards new treatment approaches for TB, particularly in an era of increasing antibiotic resistance to TB. Multi drug resistant TB is a global problem. These strains are resistant to several or most of the antibiotics used to ...
EurekAlert - Thu. Aug 24
Physical activity in midlife not linked to cognitive fitness in later years, l...
A study led by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health researchers that tracked activity levels of 646 adults over 30 years found that, contrary to previous research, exercise in mid-life was not linked to cognitive fitness in later years. The finding suggests that physical activity may not help maintain cognitive function, or help avoid or delay the onset of the debilitating conditions like dementia and Alzheimer s. Alzheimer s affects as many as ...
EurekAlert - Thu. Aug 24
Studies explore the potential benefits of red raspberries
Lynden, WA - August 24, 2017 - Initial findings from several studies - including both human subjects and animals - on the potential health benefits of red raspberries were presented earlier this year at the 2017 Experimental Biology conference in Chicago. Participants in short-term human trials experienced an improvement in glucose control and increased satiety, while longer-term animal trials revealed promising effects on the gut microbiota after red rasp ...
EurekAlert - Thu. Aug 24
Box breathing for anxiety: Techniques and tips
Box breathing, sometimes called square breathing, is a simple tool for managing anxiety.
Medical News Today - Wed. Aug 23
Schizophrenia in children: What you need to know
Childhood schizophrenia is a severe but rare mental illness that causes a child to interpret reality abnormally. Schizophrenia affects behaviors, emotions, and thinking.
Medical News Today - Wed. Aug 23
Bipolar disorder: Brain mechanism could be key for prevention
Scientists have found that many siblings of people with bipolar disorder, who should themselves be susceptible to it, are made resilient by an adaptive brain mechanism, characterized by higher levels of activity in a cerebral network linked with cognition.
Medical News Today - Wed. Aug 23
Surprising neural communication mechanism revealed
A new study has made the surprising discovery that neurons are capable of controlling how much dopamine they release, which goes against what specialists have hitherto believed. The newly discovered mechanism might hold significant implications for understanding disorders promoted by abnormal dopamine signaling.
Medical News Today - Wed. Aug 23
Perception, not reality, of spending habits could lead to marital conflict
Marital problems can have negative consequences on partners mental and physical well-being. A new study examines the role of financial personalities in marital conflict, suggesting that perceptions, rather than facts, are the root of disagreement.
Medical News Today - Wed. Aug 23
Schizophrenia: Common amino acid could hold key, study finds
A new in vivo study has linked schizophrenia with an overload of a common amino acid in pregnant mothers. The researchers hope that their findings could lead to novel treatments and a better model of the disorder.
Medical News Today - Wed. Aug 23
An Alternate Reality
Neuroscientist Michael Gazzanica tells a story about visiting a patient at Sloan Kettering Memorial Hospital in New York City that conveys more about the stunning discoveries of neuroscience than a scientific paper ever could. He was called in for a consultation about a patient that had a lesion in an area of the brain believed to be responsible for location in space. Other than the lesion, this woman was in perfect health , both physically and mentally. S ...
Psychology Today - Wed. Aug 23
What’s Coming Next in 2017?
Can we stop with all the hype about self-driving cars Yes, they re on the way, but not in the new year. Autonomous vehicles will indeed be part of the transportation landscape in the near future, but it will take decades to develop the infrastructure necessary to get these technologies in place. The more immediate applications for autonomous vehicles will be in freight management and delivery. Given how the volume of packages overwhelmed both UPS and FedEx ...
Psychology Today - Wed. Aug 23
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