New study finds access to food stamps reduces visits to the physicians

Credit: CC0 Public Domain In a new study, University of Colorado Denver researchers found when people…

CDC: Former smokers have higher levels of fair, poor health

(HealthDay)—Smoking cessation is beneficial, but even after cessation, former smokers have worse health measures, according to…

Antioxidant-rich powders from blueberry, persimmon waste could be good for gut microbiota

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Feeding the world’s growing population in a sustainable way is no easy…

Chocolate is good for the heart

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Eating chocolate at least once a week is linked with a reduced…

Atomic force microscopy reveals nanoscale dental erosion from beverages

Tooth sample preparation process for atomic force microscopy (a, b, c), and an atomic force microscopy…

What happens around an Alzheimer plaque?

PET scan of a human brain with Alzheimer’s disease. Credit: public domain The brains of people…

Pioneering the study of genetic diseases with quantum computing

Stefan Bekiranov, PhD, has developed an algorithm to study genetic diseases using quantum computers, once there…

A new device provides added protection against COVID-19 during endoscopic procedures

The device. Credit: Hiroyuki Endo The COVID-19 pandemic has thrown up unimaginable challenges for healthcare workers.…

Buckwheat enhances the production of a protein that supports longevity

Lab animals. Courtesy of Shubhra Pande. Credit: Shubhra Pande A healthy low-calorie diet that contains plant…