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Bisphenol Can Deregulate Thyroid Hormones Even at Low Doses

The idea that one of the key concepts in toxicology, that the dose makes the poison, may not apply to endocrine disruptors has been...
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UB Researcher Targets Specific Areas of the Brain to Better Understand...

“If we’re able to identify a therapy that has more potent effects on junk food intake as opposed to healthier foods, it could be...
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Like It or Not: Broccoli May Be Good for the Gut

For the broccoli haters of the world, researchers may have more bad news: the vegetable may also help promote a healthy gut. In a study,...
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Virtual Liver Model Could Reduce Number of Animal Experiments

The liver is crucial for the detoxification of the human body. The exposure to toxins makes it particularly prone to drug-induced injury. Cholestasis, the...
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Pill that targets gut receptor treats fatty liver disease, obesity in...

A bile acid that can turn off a receptor in the gut has prevented and reversed fatty liver disease in mice, according to an...

Researchers 3D print ‘living’ blood vessels

The cardiovascular system is a complex web of tens of thousands of miles of arteries, capillaries and veins, branching throughout the body like tributaries...

Nanodiamonds might prevent tooth loss after root canals 

People undergoing root canals may have gained a powerful, if tiny, new ally. Researchers from the UCLA School of Dentistry have found that using...