Study: High fructose corn syrup promotes liver damage
By: Terrence Aym
Global health activists have warned about the inherent health dangers from the daily consumption of high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) for many years. Numerous studies have linked the artificial derivative from corn to an array of maladies including diabetes and organ damage. The human organ...
IBM supercomputer to hunt for cancer cure
By: Terrence Aym
In the past, supercomputers have crunched trillions of numbers seeking to expose the mysteries of cosmology, quantum mechanics, the vagaries of the weather and climate, new forms of aerodynamic flight, exotic substances for materials science applications, and a host of other whizbang-geewhiz breakthroughs.Now venerable...
By: claire coshan
Anosmia is the medical name for the partial or complete loss of the sense of smell, and whilst this may not seem like a very pressing problem, it can cause a great deal of upset for those that suffer with it. According to the NHS...
Study links cold sores to cognitive decline
By: Isabelle Esteves
Cold sores, according to a new study released by Columbia University are more than just unattractive and an annoyance. They are now linked to loss of cognitive ability. The Study was published on Monday March 25, 2013 in the journal Neurology. The Study entitled Infectious...
How to control sugar levels in the blood
By: Ann Major
For people who are diabetics, the most important aspect of managing this disease is to monitor blood sugar levels as much as possible, with adherence to diet, exercise and leading a healthy lifestyle. As such, controlling sugar levels in blood involves eating a variety of...
How to control sugar levels in the blood
By: Patrick Sills
There are many factors in play when it comes to people maintaining good health, and it would require thousands of words to discuss them all. However, and with that established, keeping one's blood sugar levels (also known as glucose) in a safe range is essential...
How to control sugar levels in the blood
By: Nadine Tavener
In a normally functioning body, the proper blood sugar levels of 70 to 110 mg/dl are maintained by hormones secreted by the pancreas. These hormones are insulin and glucagon. If there is too much insulin in the blood, such as after eating a sugary or...
By: John Atchison
There are few things more devastating in life than being given a diagnosis of cancer. While medical breakthroughs have bettered the chances of patients surviving certain forms of cancer, there are still plenty that give a person a less than 20 percent chance of survival...
By: John Atchison
Modern science can sometimes be a marvelous thing to ponder. Though some diseases still manage to elude a cure, researchers and scientists are making incredible discoveries on a daily basis. Doctors have now stamped out some childhood diseases while also performing transplants of everything from...
By: Retha Boswell
Dichloroacetate (DCA), or more specific sodium dichloroacetate (NaDCA), is identified by the chemical formula Cl2CHCOONa. It is the salt form of dichloroacetic acid, Cl2CHCOOH. The acid is also sometimes abbreviated DCA, but the acid is highly corrosive and dangerous, while the salt form is relatively...

 

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