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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]