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Drinking Kefir May Prompt Brain-Gut Communication to Lower Blood Pressure

Drinking kefir may have a positive effect on blood pressure by promoting communication between the gut and brain. Kefir is a fermented probiotic milk beverage known to help maintain the balance of beneficial bacteria in the digestive system....
16-Apr-2018 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

3-D Printed Food Could Change How We Eat

Jin-Kyu Rhee, associate professor at Ewha Womans University in South Korea, will discuss his new research and the potential of 3-D printing technology for food production at the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology annual meeting...
16-Apr-2018 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New App Could Make Cannabis Use Safer

Researchers have developed a prototype app called ‘Am I Stoned’ that could help cannabis users understand how the drug is affecting them through a series of phone-based tasks.
16-Apr-2018 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Soaking in Hot Tub Improves Health Markers in Obese Women

According to new research, obese women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) may be able to improve their health outlook with a particularly enjoyable form of therapy: regular sessions in a hot tub.
16-Apr-2018 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Mental, Not Physical, Fatigue Affects Seniors’ Walking Ability

Low “mental energy” may affect walking patterns in older adults more than physical fatigue. New research about the relationship between walking ability and self-reported mood will be presented today at the American Physiological Society (APS)...
16-Apr-2018 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Wiping Out the Gut Microbiome Could Help with Heart Failure

The bacteria that reside on and within our bodies are known to have a significant influence on our health. New research suggests wiping out the gut microbiota could improve heart functioning and potentially slow the cardiac damage that occurs with...
16-Apr-2018 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers See Promise for Safer Opioid Pain Reliever

Researchers at the University of Michigan have engineered a new compound that animal tests suggest could offer the pain-relieving properties of opioids such as morphine and oxycodone without the risk of addiction. With more than 100 Americans dying...
16-Apr-2018 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Hemp Shows Potential for Treating Ovarian Cancer

Sara Biela and Chase Turner, graduate students in the lab of Wasana Sumanasekera at Sullivan University College of Pharmacy in Kentucky, will present new findings tied to hemp’s anti-cancer properties at the American Society for Biochemistry and...
16-Apr-2018 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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