Consumers view nutrition and health claims differently than regulators

During this unique study an international team of researchers led by the University of Surrey investigated whether consumers in the United Kingdom, Slovenia, Germany, Spain and the Netherlands were able to differentiate between the various health and nutrition claims on food items that are required by EU regulation. Regulations, such as the Nutrition and Health…

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Being a woman in ancient Egypt: A hidden history of changing rights

IMAGE: This is Dr. Ada Nifosi view more  Credit: University of Kent Women’s rights in ancient Egypt were better before the 4th century BC than during the Greco-Roman period that followed, according to a new book by a University of Kent expert. Dr Ada Nifosi, a lecturer in Ancient History in the University’s School of European…

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Same microbe, different effect

Our gut microbiome — the complement of bacteria we carry around in our intestines — has been linked to everything from obesity and diabetes to heart disease and even neurological disorders and cancer. In recent years, researchers have been sorting through the multiple bacterial species that populate the microbiome, asking which of them can be…

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Improving equity in global physician training

(Boston)—Large numbers of U.S. physicians and medical trainees engage in hands-on clinical experiences abroad where they gain skills working across cultures with limited resources. However, providers from low- and middle-income countries traveling to learn from health care in the United States are rarely afforded the same critical hands-on education. The flow of learners remains largely…

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New project in the field of genomics

Barcelona, 25th March, 2019.- The European Advanced infraStructure for Innovative Genomics (EASI-Genomics), a project funded under the European Union’s research and innovation programme Horizon 2020, will provide researchers free-of-charge access to cutting-edge European genomics facilities. EASI-Genomics joins 16 academic and industrial partners to support diverse genomics project from study design, over state-of-the-art sequencing to bioinformatic…

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Surgical implications of rising heroin abuse

IMAGE: Surgical Infections is a comprehensive and authoritative peer-reviewed journal dedicated to the biology, prevention, and management of post-operative infections. view more  Credit: Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers New Rochelle, NY, March 28, 2019-With heroin abuse on the rise in the United States, related surgical complications are also increasing, including severe infections and complications related to…

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NFCR at the 2019 American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting

ROCKVILLE, MD — The National Foundation for Cancer Research (NFCR) will be well represented at the 110th annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), which kicks off tomorrow in Atlanta and runs through April 3rd. One of the most widely anticipated regular gatherings of cancer scientists in the world, over 20,000 attendees…

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Browsing: How to Wear Fall 2019 Trends Now

The curtain fell on the fashion shows in February. But that doesn’t mean the show’s over. In our digital age, it feels as if it never ends. So why should you wait many months to wear what’s cool now? Here, some of fall’s best trends, available to wear today. Image CreditFirstview Opt for a Cinched…

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Monsanto Ordered to Pay $80 Million in Roundup Cancer Case

A federal jury on Wednesday ordered Monsanto to pay more than $80 million in damages to a California man whose cancer it determined was partly caused by his use of the popular weedkiller Roundup. The six-member jury found that Monsanto should be held liable for the man’s illness because it failed to include a label…

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