Mark Bittman Is Starting a Food Magazine at Medium

Mark Bittman wants you to know he’s not dead. Since his departure from The New York Times in 2015 to join a food start up, Mr. Bittman has had the unsettling feeling that people think he’s six feet under. “It was like I kind of fell off the map,” Mr. Bittman said. But the 69-year-old…

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Medical News Today: Causes of nausea and loss of appetite

There is an association between nausea and a lack of appetite. Nausea can often lead to a lack of appetite, and a person may feel nauseated if they have not eaten enough. These two symptoms can relate to a range of conditions. Although some of these conditions require medical attention, it is possible to treat…

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New model IDs primate species with potential to spread Zika in the Americas

IMAGE: White-faced capuchin (Cebus capucinus) were among the primate species with Zika risk scores over 90%. They are well adapted to living among people. view more  Credit: Carol Blyberg (Millbrook, NY) In the Americas, primate species likely to harbor Zika — and potentially transmit the virus — are common, abundant, and often live near people. So…

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Hot topics at Experimental Biology in Orlando, April 6-9

Want to find out how scientists are applying CRISPR gene-editing technology, learn about today’s most promising avenues for fighting chronic diseases or explore how scientists are grappling with inequities in research? The Experimental Biology (EB) 2019 meeting is your source for the latest research and discussion on today’s hot topics in science and medicine. EB…

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A nutty solution for improving brain health

Long-term, high nut consumption could be the key to better cognitive health in older people according to new research from the University of South Australia. In a study of 4822 Chinese adults aged 55+ years, researchers found that eating more than 10 grams of nuts a day was positively associated with better mental functioning, including…

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New material will allow abandoning bone marrow transplantation

Scientists from the National University of Science and Technology «MISIS» developed nanomaterial, which will be able to rstore the internal structure of bones damaged due to osteoporosis and osteomyelitis. A special bioactive coating of the material helped to increase the rate of division of bone cells by 3 times. In the future, it can allow…

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