Science

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Damaged teeth can be regrown naturally using an Alzheimer’s drug, scientists discover

‘A way to naturally regrow damaged teeth has been discovered by scientists in a breakthrough that could significantly reduce the need for fillings. Researchers at King’s College London (KCL) found that a drug designed to treat Alzheimer’s disease was able to stimulate the tooth to create new dentine capable of […]

New study links protein in wheat to the inflammation of chronic health conditions

“Scientists have discovered that a protein in wheat triggers the inflammation of chronic health conditions, such as multiple sclerosis, asthma and rheumatoid arthritis, and also contributes towards the development of non-coeliac gluten sensitivity.”   “With past studies commonly focusing on gluten and its impact on digestive health, this new research, […]

Diet Soda and Weight Gain: It’s Not Your Imagination

These results, which the study authors call “striking,” add to the growing body of evidence that no- and low-calorie sweeteners may come with health concerns. Though scientists are still puzzling through the mechanisms by which diet soda seems to have the unintended consequence of weight gain, they have some ideas. […]

Now There’s Proof: Docs Who Take Company Cash Tend to Prescribe More Brand-Name Drugs

“The more money doctors receive from drug and medical device companies, the more brand-name drugs they tend to prescribe, a new ProPublica analysis shows…” “ProPublica has compiled the disclosed payments from pharmaceutical companies to doctors and other health care providers.  Pharmaceutical companies have paid out 3.49 billion dollars in disclosed […]

High-fat diets are best: “significantly reduces the risk of breast cancer, diabetes and heart disease”

“A review of 50 years of evidence concluded that eating unrestricted amounts of fat was healthier than any other type of diet, when it is done in the right way.” “Scientists last night claimed that the ballooning obesity crisis—which for decades has been blamed on people eating too much fat—may […]

Return of incandescent light bulbs as MIT makes them more efficient than LEDs

“Researchers at MIT have shown that by surrounding the filament with a special crystal structure in the glass they can bounce back the energy which is usually lost in heat, while still allowing the light through.” Source: Return of incandescent light bulbs as MIT makes them more efficient than LEDs

The Most Violent Era In America Was Before Europeans Arrived

“There’s a mythology about the Native Americans, that they were all peaceful and in harmony with nature—it’s easy to create narratives when there is no written record.” “Writing in the journal American Antiquity, Washington State University archaeologist Tim Kohler and colleagues document how nearly 90 percent of human remains from […]

Fluoride: CDC Now Warns Against Consumption by Infants

“A new study has found that the protective shield fluoride forms on teeth is up to 100 times thinner than previously believed. This raises questions about how this renowned cavity-fighter really works…” Continue reading: Fluoride: CDC Now Warns Against Consumption by Infants