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How Cells Sense Oxygen Levels: Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

William Kaelin, Jr., Peter Ratcliffe and Gregg Semenza share the 2019 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine “for their discoveries of how cells sense and adapt to oxygen availability.” New therapies for cancer and conditions such as anemia are in the pipeline, based on these discoveries...

October 7, 2019 — Steve Mirsky

Nobel in Physiology or Medicine for How Cells Sense Oxygen Levels

The 2019 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine goes to William G. Kaelin, Jr., Peter J. Ratcliffe and Gregg L. Semenza “for their discoveries of how cells sense and adapt to oxygen availability.” They identified molecular machinery that regulates gene activity in response to changing levels of oxygen...

October 7, 2019 — Steve Mirsky

Is It Possible to Get Fit Fast?

Everybody wants to get that beach body right now or to run that 10k next month, but can you really get fit fast?

October 5, 2019 — Get-Fit Guy Brock Armstrong

Does Eating Too Much Fiber Cause Mineral Deficiencies?

The Institute of Medicine hasn’t set an upper limit on fiber, meaning that there’s no amount at which it’s considered toxic. That doesn’t mean that an excess of fiber couldn’t make you uncomfortable...

October 4, 2019 — Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel

Real-Life Zombies

A zombie takeover is science fiction, right? Well, it turns out some zombies already exist in nature and “life” after brain death might not be so far-fetched

September 20, 2019 — Everyday Einstein Sabrina Stierwalt
The False Promise of Fish Oil Supplements

The False Promise of Fish Oil Supplements

After decades of promises that they “may work” to reduce cardiovascular disease, the lack of a demonstrated benefit leads me to conclude that consumers are wasting their money...

August 22, 2019 — R. Preston Mason
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