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22 Nov New advancements made against drug resistant germs

Scientists have developed a simple way of altering antibiotics that could make them much more powerful against infections caused by drug-resistant microbes. The method made the antibiotic vancomycin much more powerful against two strains of bacteria that had become drug-resistant. The researchers suggest that the simple chemistry involved...

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22 Nov If you sleep less, you should drink more

New research suggests that insufficient sleep may cause dehydration by disrupting the release of a hormone that is key to regulating hydration. Not only does insufficient sleep impair attention and judgment, but prolonged sleep deprivation raises the risk of type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, obesity, and respiratory...

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22 Nov This is interesting

The p53 gene promotes the expression of the p53 protein, which helps maintain cellular health and has a protective role against the formation of cancer. However, researchers have found that many forms of human cancer present mutations of the p53 protein. Recently, specialists from the Walter and Eliza Hall...

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09 Nov This is interesting

The p53 gene promotes the expression of the p53 protein, which helps maintain cellular health and has a protective role against the formation of cancer. However, researchers have found that many forms of human cancer present mutations of the p53 protein. Recently, specialists from the Walter and...

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02 Nov We may have found it

Nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD+) is called the "anti-aging molecule" because research has shown that its levels fall with age and that restoring them can extend years of good health and even longevity itself. This molecule plays a key role in several biological processes that help cells...

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