GlyNAC improves multiple defects in aging to boost strength and cognition in older humans

A pilot human clinical trial conducted by researchers at Baylor College of Medicine reveals that supplementation with GlyNAC – a combination of glycine and N-acetylcysteine as precursors of the natural antioxidant glutathione – could improve many age-associated defects in older humans to improve muscle strength and cognition, and promote healthy aging. Published in the journal…

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SARS-CoV-2 positivity in asymptomatic-screened dental patients

Alexandria, Va., USA — Asymptomatic carriage of SARS-CoV-2 is a potentially significant source of transmission, yet remains relatively poorly understood. The study “SARS-CoV-2 Positivity in Asymptomatic-screened Dental Patients” published in the Journal of Dental Research (JDR), investigated SARS-CoV-2 infection in asymptomatic dental patients to inform community surveillance and improve understanding of risks in the dental…

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TGen-ASU review suggests added sugars are contributing to liver disease among children

PHOENIX, Ariz. — March 29, 2021 — A review of more than 20 studies by researchers at Arizona State University and the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen), an affiliate of City of Hope, suggests that nonalcoholic fatty-liver disease (NAFLD) is a growing dietary problem for children across the globe. “The prevalence of fatty-liver disease is…

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Tools to Protect Your Digital Privacy

This week I’ve invited Thorin Klosowski, an editor at Wirecutter, to give us some advice covering our tracks online. Everything you do online — from browsing to shopping to using social networks — is tracked, typically as behavioral or advertising data. But browser extensions are simple, generally free add-ons that you can use to slow…

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