Dietary fiber reduces brain inflammation during aging As mammals age, immune cells in the brain known as microglia become chronically inflamed. In this state, they produce chemicals known to impair cognitive and motor function. That’s one explanation for why memory fades and other brain functions decline during old age. But,Read More →


Cannabis link to relieving intestinal inflammation explained, Reports from cannabis users that the drug reduces the symptoms of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) may finally be explained by new research showing that endocannabinoids help control and prevent intestinal inflammation in mice. , Continue reading . . . , ,, TopRead More →

Women seeing baby animals have a reduced appetite for meat, Images of baby animals reduces people’s appetite for meat say researchers, who found that the effect is much stronger for women than for men. The findings may reflect women’s greater emotional attunement towards babies and, by extension, their tendency toRead More →

Pungent tasting substance in ginger reduces bad breath, The pungent compound 6-gingerol in ginger stimulates an enzyme contained in saliva which breaks down foul-smelling substances. It thus ensures fresh breath and a better aftertaste. Citric acid increases the sodium ion content of saliva, making salty foods taste less salty. ,Read More →

Greening vacant lots reduces feelings of depression in city dwellers, Greening vacant urban land significantly reduces feelings of depression and improves overall mental health for the surrounding residents, researchers show in a new randomized, controlled study. The findings have implications for cities across the United States, where 15 percent ofRead More →

Disney reduces the chances of CG hair disasters, Movie studios often want computer-generated hair to have a specific effect, whether it’s a seductive toss or a careless flick that knocks something over. But there’s a problem: most rough-cut simulations don’t realistically simulate hair, leading to… , Continue reading . .Read More →

Genome editing reduces cholesterol in large animal model, laying human trial groundwork, Using genome editing to inactivate a protein called PCSK9 effectively reduced cholesterol levels in rhesus macaques. This is the first demonstration of a clinically relevant reduction of gene expression in a large animal model using genome editing. TheRead More →

Invisible barrier on ocean surface can reduce carbon uptake, An invisible layer of biological compounds on the sea surface reduces the rate at which carbon dioxide gas moves between the atmosphere and the oceans, scientists have reported. , Continue reading . . . , ,, Top Environment News —Read More →

Cannabidiol significantly reduces seizures in patients with severe form of epilepsy, , Cannabidiol (CBD), a compound derived from the cannabis plant that does not produce a ‘high,’ was shown in a new large-scale, randomized, controlled trial to significantly reduce the number of dangerous seizures in patients with a severe formRead More →