Archive: 10/07/2008

Study shows how fatty foods curb hunger

Fatty foods may not be the healthiest diet choice, but those rich in unsaturated fats – such as avocados, nuts and olive oil – have been found to play a pivotal role in sending this important message to your brain: stop ...

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Researchers turn cancer friend into cancer foe

Burnham Institute for Medical Research today announced that scientists have created a peptide that binds to Bcl-2, a protein that protects cancer cells from programmed cell death, and converts it into a cancer cell killer. ...

dateOct 07, 2008 in Cancer
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Study: Even occasional smoking can impair arteries

Even occasional cigarette smoking can impair the functioning of your arteries, according to a new University of Georgia study that used ultrasound to measure how the arteries of young, healthy adults respond to changes in ...

dateOct 07, 2008 in Health
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Stars stop forming when big galaxies collide

Astronomers studying new images of a nearby galaxy cluster have found evidence that high-speed collisions between large elliptical galaxies may prevent new stars from forming, according to a paper to be published ...

dateOct 07, 2008 in Astronomy
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Tracking Down the Cause of Mad Cow Disease

( -- The cause of diseases such as BSE in cattle and Creutzfeld–Jakob disease in humans is a prion protein. This protein attaches to cell membranes by way of an anchor made of sugar and lipid ...

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