Archive: 22/09/2010

Healthy plant sterols: A daily 'drip' is best

( -- Plant-derived sterols and stanols are known to be heart healthy compounds. When consumed in amounts greater than those found naturally in foods, these compounds lower blood cholesterol concentrations in humans. ...

dateSep 22, 2010 in Health
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Tracking down pathogenic yeasts

If the human immunological system is weakened, yeast fungi that are normally harmless can be transformed into a lethal danger. This is why researchers at Fraunhofer are using next-generation sequencing to track down one of ...

dateSep 22, 2010 in Biotechnology
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