Archive: 9/03/2018

More definitive food profiles

If you want to know the nutrient content of a specific food or beverage – how much vitamin D there is in a glass of milk, for instance – you would do well to consult W. Craig Byrdwell.

Mar 09, 2018
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Inherited mutation leads to overproduction of EPO

A newly discovered hereditary mutation is responsible for an increased production of erythropoietin (EPO) in the blood. This mutation causes a messenger RNA (mRNA) that is not normally involved in the formation of proteins ...

Mar 09, 2018
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Blood samples can reveal chewable tobacco use

People who use moist snuff snus have significantly higher levels of the protein cornulin in their blood than non-snusers. This previously unknown relationship was found in a new study from Umeå University, Sweden. Whether ...

Mar 09, 2018
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