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Deadly Superbugs Destroyed by Motorized “Molecular Drills”

Researchers have developed tiny motorized molecules that can be activated by light to target and drill through highly antibiotic resistant bacteria, killing them within...

Vaccine Alters Gut Bacteria to Block Chronic Inflammatory Diseases

A new vaccine that targets flagellin, a protein that allows bacteria to move about the gut, can beneficially alter the intestinal microbiota to reduce...

Tendon Stem Cells Could Revolutionize Injury Recovery

The buildup of scar tissue makes recovery from torn rotator cuffs, jumper's knee, and other tendon injuries a painful, challenging process, often leading to...

Deep Sleep Triggers Waves of Fluid to Flush Toxins From Brain...

Everyone knows that a good night’s sleep is vital to physical and psychological health, but understanding exactly what is happening in our brains as...

Ketogenic Diet Protects Against Influenza A Virus Infection

A high-fat, low-carbohydrate diet like the Keto regimen has its fans, but influenza apparently isn't one of them. Mice fed a ketogenic diet were...

Deep Sleep May Act as Fountain of Youth in Old Age

As we grow older our nights are frequently plagued by bouts of wakefulness, bathroom trips and other nuisances as we lose our ability to...

Deep Sleep Resets Anxious Brain to Restore Calm

When it comes to managing anxiety, Shakespeare's Macbeth had it right when he referred to sleep as the "balm of hurt minds." While a...

China Approves New Alzheimer’s Drug Based on Seaweed

The world’s first new drug for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease in nearly two decades – and perhaps the only treatment with the potential...

Choline Supplementation: Lifelong Benefits May Protect Brain From Alzheimer’s

New research suggests that the common dietary supplement, choline, may play a role in preventing Alzheimer's disease (AD). Closely related to the B complex...

High Fiber, Yogurt Diet Associated with Lower Lung Cancer Risk

A diet high in fiber and yogurt is associated with a reduced risk for lung cancer, according to a study by Vanderbilt University Medical...