Friday 28 November, 2014

Sweat-eating bacteria may treat acne

Bacteria that metabolise ammonia – a major component of sweat – may improve skin health and some day could be used for the treatment of skin disorders such as acne or chronic wounds Continue reading “Sweat-eating bacteria may treat acne” »  More...

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By BioNews On Tuesday, September 30th, 2014
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Self-compassion leads to positive body image in women

Women who accept and tolerate their bodily imperfections appear to have a more positive body image despite their high body mass index (BMI) and are better able to handle personal disappointments Continue reading More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, September 30th, 2014
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Drink tea to fight fatigue while driving

If you feel tired behind the wheel on a long drive, try a cup of tea or coffee to ward off sleep instead of raising the volume of your music system Continue reading “Drink tea to fight fatigue while driving” More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, September 30th, 2014
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An apple a day keeps obesity-related disorders away

Want a healthy life? Eat an apple daily as certain compounds present in a specific variety Continue reading “An apple a day keeps obesity-related disorders away” »  More...

By BioNews On Monday, September 29th, 2014
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A pipeline to ferry 6,000 litres of beer every hour!

A brewery in the city of Bruges in Belgium has come up with a unique plan to shift all the frothy beer from their old factory to new factory for filtration Continue reading “A pipeline to ferry 6,000 litres More...

By BioNews On Monday, September 29th, 2014
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Global coalition needed to stop organ traffickers: Study

Organ trafficking could be more widespread than currently reported and a concerted international effort is required to confront the problem Continue reading “Global coalition needed to stop organ traffickers: More...

This image shows the countries at risk of Ebola transmission from animal host species to the human population. The scale reflects the relative probability that transmission of Ebola from a host animal to a human could occur. Areas in red are those where transmission is most likely, whereas those areas shown in blue represent the least likely. Image Credit: Pigott et al.
By BioNews On Monday, September 8th, 2014
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Researchers map areas at risk of Ebola outbreak

An international collaboration of researchers has mapped regions most at risk of an Ebola outbreak. Continue reading “Researchers map areas at risk of Ebola outbreak” »  More...

By BioNews On Friday, August 1st, 2014
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New treatment for gum disease in diabetics

Going to the dentist may not be fun but for those with periodontal disease related to type-two diabetes Continue reading “New treatment for gum disease in diabetics” »  More...

By BioNews On Friday, August 1st, 2014
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App to alert forgetful parents about kids

Have you ever forgotten your baby in the car? Pay more attention as the baby can die of heatstroke or poisonous gas if the car AC is on Continue reading “App to alert forgetful parents about kids” »  More...

By BioNews On Friday, August 1st, 2014
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‘Increasing alcohol cost curbs harmful drinking’

Reducing alcohol’s affordability is the most effective way to reduce alcohol-related harm in people Continue reading “‘Increasing alcohol cost curbs harmful drinking’” »  More...