Researchers reveal important genetic mechanism behind inflammatory bowel disease

Philadelphia, April 9, 2020 – Researchers at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) have pinpointed a genetic variation responsible for driving the development of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). The genetic pathway associated with this variation is involved in other immune disorders, suggesting the mechanism they identified could serve as an important therapeutic target. The findings were…

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Mind-body medicine experts urge full integration of stress reduction into care and research

In a perspective published in the New England Journal of Medicine, researchers from the Benson-Henry Institute (BHI) for Mind Body Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and from UC Davis Health call for broader use of mind-body practices. In a time when meditation, yoga and mindfulness increase in popularity for general well-being, the piece emphasizes…

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Bentham Book Series, Frontiers in Natural Product Chemistry, indexed in Scopus

Frontiers in Natural Product Chemistry [ISSN / E-ISSN: 1574-0897 / 2212-3997], has been accepted for inclusion in Scopus. Scopus is the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature including scientific journals, books and conference proceedings. Frontiers in Natural Product Chemistry is a book series devoted to publishing monographs that highlight important advances in natural…

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How to Make Whipped Coffee

You may have seen it on Instagram or TikTok: a creamy, two-toned coffee drink amid the posts of push-up challenges, men growing mustaches and calls to draw a vegetable with your nose. Known as whipped coffee, or dalgona coffee, the drink is made by whipping instant coffee with sugar and water, resulting in a butterscotch-hued…

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