Dog Owners Get More Exercise

Dog owners are about four times more likely than other people to meet today’s physical activity guidelines, according to a large-scale new study of dogs and exercise. The study, which involved hundreds of British households, suggests that having a dog can strongly influence how much people exercise. But it also raises questions about why some…

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Greek Goods for Your Pantry

An online marketplace for Greek specialties has been introduced by Diane Kochilas, the chef and cookbook author, who has chosen each item. In addition to expected products like dried oregano, honeys, oils and olives, she has included some uncommon selections from various regions in Greece, including crusty rusks made from heirloom grains; a dense and…

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Experimental drug completely effective against Nipah virus infection in monkeys

IMAGE: This is a scanning electron micrograph of Nipah virus (yellow) budding from the surface of a cell. view more  Credit: NIAID WHAT: The experimental antiviral drug remdesivir completely protected four African green monkeys from a lethal dose of Nipah virus, according to a new study in Science Translational Medicine from National Institutes of Health scientists…

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