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The wonders of winter workouts

Image: © amriphoto/Getty Images The wonders of winter workouts Exercising in colder temperatures offers many advantages. Even though the temperature has dropped, this doesn’t mean you have to bring your workouts indoors. “When it gets into the 40s and 30s, ...

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Alzheimer’s drug may help battle antibiotic resistance

Alzheimer’s drug may help battle antibiotic resistance Dangerous antibiotic-resistant bacteria could soon be targeted with a drug initially developed to treat Alzheimer’s disease. University of Queensland-led research investigated the antibacterial properties of metal transport drug, PBT2. Professor Mark Walker from ...

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Multi-resistant bacteria with camouflage strategy

MRSA bacteria (Staphylococcus aureus) make themselves invisible to the immune system with the help of a protein. Photo credit: Adobe Stock   Multi-resistant bacteria with camouflage strategy A previously unknown protein makes Staphylococcus aureus pathogens invisible to the immune system. ...

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Healthy eating made easy

PlateJoy designs custom-made meal plans for users to simplify the process of eating healthier. Photo: PlateJoy   Healthy eating made easy Startup PlateJoy sends users personalized meal plans to help them achieve health goals. Zach Winn As a busy undergraduate ...

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Tobacco increases risk of schizophrenia, psychosis

  Tobacco increases risk of schizophrenia, psychosis Tobacco smokers are at increased risk of psychotic disorders such as schizophrenia, according to University of Queensland researchers. Their review of eight long-running studies has found strong evidence of an association between smoking ...

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Immunity connects gut bacteria and aging

A Drosophila fruit-fly (iStock photos)   Immunity connects gut bacteria and aging EPFL scientists have discovered how a dysfunction in the immune system can cause an overload of a gut bacterium. The bacterium produces excess lactic acid, which in turn ...

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