Archive: 06/1/2010

Flies offer insight into human metabolic disease

Galactosemia is a metabolic disease resulting from an inherited defect that prevents the proper metabolism of galactose, a sugar commonly found in dairy products, like milk. Exposure of affected people to galactose, can damage ...

Jun 01, 2010
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Concealed patterns beneath life's variety

Although the tropics appear to the casual observer to be busily buzzing and blooming with life's rich variety when compared with temperate and polar regions—a fact that scientists have thoroughly documented—the distribution ...

Jun 01, 2010
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TV food advertisements promote imbalanced diets

Making food choices based on television advertising results in a very imbalanced diet according to a new study comparing the nutritional content of food choices influenced by television to nutritional guidelines published ...

Jun 01, 2010
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