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Dietary Fiber Protects Against Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome, Study Finds


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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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