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Day: March 31, 2015

Possible Cause of Alzheimer’s: Rogue Protein Tau

A new study whereby a team of scientists analysed over 3500 brains that were donated suggests that rogue protein known as tau, as opposed to another protein, amyloid, is the trigger for the cognitive decline in the development of Alzheimer’s disease. Tau has previously been suspected to be the main drive of the decline. Alzheimer’s

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Mixing Different Colors of Lettuce Is The Best Way To Eat Lettuce

Lettuce is known for its rich antioxidant content. A new study has recently pointed out that lettuce varieties differ in their antioxidant effects though. The research led by Usue Pérez-López of the Department of Plant Biology and Ecology of the UPV/EHU’s Faculty of Science and Technology is an exposé as to how the speed at

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How Often Should One Wash One’s Hair?

The ideal number of times the hair should be washed differs from person to person. But, generally, washing the hair everyday is not recommended; it is even thought to be harmful, according to dermatologists. So, how often should we wash our hair?! The answer to the million dollar question is based on the anatomy of

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A Sugar-Cane A Day Keeps Obesity Away

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You must have heard the famous one liner “An apple a day keeps the doctor away”. But now scientists from the University of Srinakharinwirot in Thailand have come up with an unbelievable conclusion that eating raw sugar cane can actually prevent obesity. The new study lead by Professor Khon Kaen Nor has showed that the

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