The Farm Report: Reclaiming The Chicken Yards
I haven’t put in much farm work this summer. Much of my weekend time has been devoted to putting together all the various and sundry items required by the distributor... Read more »
Morning Break: DNA Risk Calculator; Xolair for Food Allergies; Med Students Ditch School
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Teen baseball star paralyzed in diving accident
A Kansas teen gearing up for his senior year of high school suffered a life-changing injury in a tragic diving accident last week that rocked his baseball teammates and their community.
Multi-gene test may find your risk for heart disease — and more
WASHINGTON — Want to know your inherited risk of a heart attack? Today’s genetic testing can’t tell much — it mostly looks for rare mutations in one or a few genes, while common threats like heart disease or diabetes are caused by lots of genes working together. Now researchers have developed a new way of […]
Matter: The ‘Zombie Gene’ That May Protect Elephants From Cancer
With such enormous bodies, elephants should be particularly prone to tumors. But an ancient gene in their DNA, somehow resurrected, seems to shield the animals.
Diet Doctor keeps breaking records.
Together we’re about to empower more and more people. The Diet Doctor site keeps growing rapidly and breaking records. A major Google update ten days ago saw our traffic surge even more, as we hit #1 worldwide on more of the top keto and low-carb keywords. We now regularly see over 300,000 visits per day, with the daily record so far being over 326,000 ( update: in fact we had yet another recor...
Not all women eligible for breast cancer gene tests are getting them
(Reuters Health) - Tests for BRCA1 and BRCA2 - gene mutations that raise the risk of breast and ovarian cancers - are not always done in U.S. women who are eligible to get them, a new study suggests.
Finding the light in antimicrobials
Hundreds of polymers which kill drug-resistant superbugs in novel ways could be produced and tested using light, using this new method.
I'm a Trainer, and This Is the Exercise I Do to Strengthen My Back and Legs
Image Source: POPSUGAR Photography / Rima Brindamour If I had to choose my favorite body part to train during workouts, it would be my legs. This probably stems from my background in soccer and track and field, but I can't help but love that burning feeling I get after doing walking lunges , sprints, and power cleans . A few weeks ago, I took a HIIT class and decided to skip the kettlebell swin...
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