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Dietary Fiber Protects Against Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome, Study Finds

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Consumption of dietary fiber can prevent obesity, metabolic syndrome and adverse changes in the intestine by promoting growth of “good” bacteria in the colon, according to a study led by Georgia State University.
22-Jan-2018 4:25 PM EST Add to Favorites

Astronomers Produce First Detailed Images of Surface of Giant Star

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An international team of astronomers has produced the first detailed images of the surface of a giant star outside our solar system, revealing a nearly circular, dust-free atmosphere with complex areas of moving material, known as convection cells...
22-Jan-2018 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Lactic Acid Bacteria Can Protect Against Influenza A Virus, Study Finds

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Lactic acid bacteria, commonly used as probiotics to improve digestive health, can offer protection against different subtypes of influenza A virus, resulting in reduced weight loss after virus infection and lower amounts of virus replication in the...
13-Dec-2017 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Researchers Develop Test That Can Diagnose Two Cancer Types

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A blood test using infrared spectroscopy can be used to diagnose two types of cancer, lymphoma and melanoma, according to a study led by Georgia State University.
12-Dec-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Study: Parents’ Reports of Children’s Autism Symptoms Differ by Race

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Racial differences in parents’ reports of concerns about their child’s development to healthcare providers may contribute to delayed diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in black children, according to a study led by Georgia State...
6-Dec-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Mitochondrial Protein in Cardiac Muscle Cells Linked to Heart Failure, Study Finds

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Reducing a protein found in the mitochondria of cardiac muscle cells initiates cardiac dysfunction and heart failure, a finding that could provide insight for new treatments for cardiovascular diseases, a study led by Georgia State University has...
5-Dec-2017 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Biomechanical Model Could Reduce Wobbling Of Pedestrian Bridges, Study Finds

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The dangerous wobbling of pedestrian bridges could be reduced by using biomechanically inspired models of pedestrian response to bridge motion and a mathematical formula to estimate the critical crowd size at which bridge wobbling begins, according...
20-Nov-2017 3:55 PM EST Add to Favorites

Astronomers Reveal Nearby Stars That Are Among The Oldest In Our Galaxy

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Astronomers have discovered some of the oldest stars in our Milky Way galaxy by determining their locations and velocities, according to a study led by scientists at Georgia State University.
20-Nov-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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