Category: Misc….

Well, we dont know quite what this is. All we know is you probably don’t want it

Prebiotics may help activate anti-tumor immunity

Prebiotics may help activate anti-tumor immunity Scientists at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute have shown that two prebiotics, mucin and inulin, slowed the growth of melanoma in mice by boosting the immune system’s ability to fight cancer. In contrast to probiotics, which are live bacterial strains, prebiotics […]

Understanding recent US mumps outbreaks

A single strain of mumps virus has dominated the US since 2006, and is responsible for many of the large numbers of cases seen across the country in the widespread 2016-17 outbreaks. In a paper publishing February 11 in the open-access journal PLOS Biology, Pardis Sabeti from the […]

Rose Scent Dramatically Improves Learning

Rose Scent Dramatically Improves Learning Rose Scent Dramatically Improves Learning “The students showed a significant increase in learning success by about 30 percent if the incense sticks were used during both the learning and sleeping phases,” says Neumann. The results also suggest that the additional use of the […]

Meat isn’t good for you

A large study links red and processed meat with higher risk of heart disease and death. Eating two servings of red meat, processed meat or poultry — but not fish — per week was linked to a 3 to 7% higher risk of cardiovascular disease. Eating two servings […]