Month: March 2021

Selenium is a trace mineral that has powerful antioxidant properties. It is a co-factor enzyme and its main job as an antioxidant is to protect against oxidative damage, so it can help with chronic conditions that include inflammation. A new mouse study demonstrated that adding selenium to diets can protect against obesity as well as
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The results of a pilot human clinical trial conducted by researchers at Baylor College of Medicine suggest that taking a supplement known as GlyNAC—a combination of glycine and N-acetylcysteine (NAC) as precursors of the natural antioxidant glutathione (GSH)—could improve many age-associated deficiencies in older people, to improve muscle strength and cognition, and promote healthy aging.
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One of the earliest iterations of the microscope was built in the 1600s by the microscopy pioneer Antonie van Leeuwenhoek. His work not only developed the field of microscopy but opened up the study of microbes upon his observation of “wee animalcules”—his description of unicellular organisms. More advanced microscopes have been developed since Leeuwenhoek’s time,
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Total units as of 2020: 13 Initial franchise fee: $25,000 Just Poké was founded by Danny Brawer and Norman Wu in 2016, and the franchise describes itself as “a healthy local poké chain in the Pacific Northwest, with restaurants currently located throughout the Seattle area and greater Western Washington.”  As with most food franchises, it’s not
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Metformin is commonly used to help people with type 2 diabetes manage their blood sugar levels. The diabetes drug is derived from a lilac plant that’s been used medicinally for more than a thousand years. For most patients, metformin works to bring down blood sugar gradually when combined with a healthy diet and exercise. Metformin
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Two COVID-19 drug developers said they will seek emergency use authorizations (EUAs) from the FDA for their therapeutics following positive late-stage clinical results. Humanigen disclosed topline Phase III results showing that hospitalized patients who received lenzilumab and other treatments—including steroids and/or Gilead Sciences’ marketed drug Veklury® (remdesivir)—had a 54% greater relative likelihood of survival without
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March 30, 2021 5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Over the last few years, the marketing world has focused on digital transformation. Marketing professionals have embraced online and mobile channels to such an extent that the old-school marketing tactics of television and radio might have seemed dead. That’s not the
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The results of research by scientists at Scripps Research suggest that experimental antibody therapies for Parkinson’s disease (PD) and Alzheimer’s disease (AD) may have the unintended adverse effect of triggering brain inflammation. The team carried out a series of vitro studies and experiments in mice carrying brain grafts of human induced pluripotent stem cell (hiPSC)-derived microglia (hiMG).
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