After the Diagnosis: A Guide to Alzheimer’s Disease

The most common cause of dementia in the U.S., Alzheimer’s disease afflicts an estimated 5.8 million Americans, according to the Alzheimer’s Association, and that number is only projected to grow. A difficult diagnosis for any individual and their loved ones, the progressive brain disorder “slowly destroys memory and thinking skills and eventually, the ability to…

From Carl’s Jr. to Cookies: The New Cannabis-Infused Foods

Share on PinterestCarl’s Jr. offered this cannabis-infused hamburger at one of its Denver restaurants last Saturday. Getty Images Marijuana users with a case of the munchies celebrated 4/20, the annual marijuana holiday, by ordering a burger infused with cannabidiol oil at a Carl’s Jr. restaurant in Denver last Saturday. The Rocky Mountain High Cheese Burger…

Protein Array Applications

Proteins play a fundamental role in biological processes. The genome holds the code for thousands and thousands of proteins that are responsible for maintaining a functioning cellular environment. Protein microarrays are an emerging technology that offers valuable insight into protein development and interaction. This valuable technology has a wide range of applications; from clinical research,…

Taking Control of Your Health

For most people, health is something taken for granted. Until someone experiences sickness, they really don’t understand the impact that their everyday activities have on their overall quality of life. It’s only after developing a chronic illness later in life that you are likely to exercise greater self-discipline over your health, usually too late to…

These 3 Kinds Of Diet Are More Harmful Than Smoking

Highlights Poor diet is a leading cause of deaths all over the world Not eating enough healthy foods is more harmful than smoking A good dietary strategy should focus more on including healthy foods A poor diet not only spells disaster for general health but it could also be a leading cause of deaths all over…

We Tried Reese Witherspoon’s Mile-High Lemon Meringue Pie

From Pleasantville to Big Little Lies, Reese Witherspoon has been a fixture on our screens for over two decades. But Reese does so much more than act. This multitalented mogul has also launched her own media company Hello Sunshine, the clothing, accessories and home decor line Draper James, is an activist for global women’s rights and most recently, a best-selling…

Makeup of an individual’s gut bacteria may play role in weight loss

Gut bacteria that provide people with more energy from food may be responsible for the inability of some people to lose weight. Credit: © adrian_ilie825 / Fotolia A preliminary study published in the August issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings suggests that, for some people, specific activities of gut bacteria may be responsible for their inability to lose…

Food Service Packaging – Global Market Outlook (2019-2023)

According to Research for Markets, the Global Food Service Packaging Market is valued at $63.32 billion in 2016 and is expected to reach $103.51 billion by 2023 growing at a CAGR of 7.33% from 2016 to 2023. Growth in demand for ready-to-eat food, changes in consumer demand patterns towards packaging and prevalence of using convenient…

National Institutes of Health apologizes for lack of action on sexual harassers

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland, today responded to ongoing criticism of how the agency handles sexual harassment by NIH-funded investigators by issuing an apology. In a lengthy statement from NIH leaders, replete with language unusually contrite and passionate for a federal agency, NIH says it “has been part of the problem” and vows…