Bacterial Strains may help fix Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis

We briefly review the research ” ‘Good’ bacteria is potential solution to unchecked inflammation seen in bowel diseases ” in regard to helping the two most common inflammatory bowel diseases, Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. Citation Tile: NLRP12 attenuates colon inflammation by maintaining colonic microbial diversity and promoting protective commensal bacterial growth. Nature Immunology, 2017;…

Can quantum theory explain why jokes are funny?

Public Release: 17-Mar-2017   Researchers are taking the first steps towards of a quantum theory model of humor, to explain what really happens on the cognitive level in the moment when we ‘get the joke’ Frontiers Why was 6 afraid of 7? Because 789. Whether this pun makes you giggle or groan in pain, your…

Giving birth may be riskier today than in the past

Public Release: 16-Mar-2017 Wiley A new article explores how the double burden of malnutrition and the global obesity epidemic may be reshaping obstetrical difficulties experienced by women. Malnutrition in socioeconomically challenged populations can alter growth and reduce both stature and the dimensions of the pelvis in women while in these very same populations the obesity…

‘Harmless’ painkillers associated with up to 50% increased risk of cardiac arrest

Public Release: 15-Mar-2017 Researchers advise avoiding diclofenac and limiting ibuprofen to 1200 mg per day European Society of Cardiology Sophia Antipolis, 15 March 2017: Painkillers considered harmless by the general public are associated with increased risk of cardiac arrest, according to research published today in the March issue of European Heart Journal – Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy.1…

Eight Navy officers ‘held a raging $50,000 party over several days which featured a rotating cast of prostitutes and an orgy where General Douglas MacArthur memorabilia was used in sex acts’

  Nine military men were indited for the ‘Fat Leonard’ bribe scandal on Tuesday Eight Navy officers – including an admiral- and one Marine were indited They are accused of taking bribes in the form of prostitutes, gifts and hotels In return they would give Leonard Glenn Francis – aka Fat Leonard- military info Francis…

Brain imaging can determine whether someone is acting in a state of knowledge about a crime

Public Release: 13-Mar-2017 Researchers predict crime knowledge states in the human brain Science, courts meet in new line of study Virginia Tech   Caption Read Montague, a computational neuroscientist at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, led a research team that discovered brain imaging can determine whether someone is acting in a state of knowledge…

More transparency at FDA needed, researchers say

Public Release: 13-Mar-2017   Writing in JAMA, group outlines recommendations for release of regulatory information, analysis and study data Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health   As the new administration considers the future direction of the Food and Drug Administration, a group of leading researchers has created a Blueprint for Transparency at the…