Tag: health

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Newborn screening: What advances are unlocking new medical interventions?

– Newborn screening (NBS) originated in the 1960s, when Dr. Robert Guthrie developed a blood test...
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As clocks “spring forward”, how will this affect your health and daily routine?

– Daylight saving time (DST), also referred to as summer time, is the practice of setting the...
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Chelated silver: An antibiotic with no signs of bacteria resistance

– PreScouter interviewed Dr. Odell Miner, president and founder of LaSal Laboratories, to learn about his...
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Natural alternatives to chemical food preservatives: Plant-based is the new trend

– Artificial food preservatives revolutionized the food industry to ensure a longer shelf-life of food products....
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Infographic: Properties and Side Effects of Artificial Preservatives

– In a previous article entitled, Why preservatives are bad for your health, we presented scientific evidence...
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Microplastics in bottled water: There is a problem but what’s the solution?

– The World Health Organization (WHO) launches a review after microplastics have been found in over...
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The doctor’s office of the future: AI, big data and no wait times!

– A Silicon Valley startup launched by ex-Google and Uber employees aims to combine annual health...
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Non-Invasive Biosensing Companies to Look Out for in 2018

– Wearable, non-invasive biosensors combine the innovations in wearable electronics with miniaturized biosensing technology. They are...
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PreScouter Case Study: “Clean Label” Ingredients for Flavor Enhancement

– The following is a case study report of the work that was carried out by...
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What is personalized nutrition bringing to our plates?

– Personalized nutrition is not a new idea, but the ease of accessing it is. From...
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A New, Simple Test to Predict Heart Disease Risk

– Heart disease is one of the leading causes of death worldwide. It accounts for about...
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Mini Electronic Biosensor for Point-of-Care Devices and Wearables

– There’s a completely electronic method for barcoding particles according to researchers at Rutgers University. Unlike...
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Why Obesity Is Still a Problem and How the Gut Microbiome Factors in

– Have you ever wondered why two people can eat the same amount of food, but...
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The Dangers of Palm Oil: Why Nutella is Being Removed From Shelves

– Supermarkets in Italy, including the country’s biggest supermarket chain, Coop, have removed popular hazelnut spread,...
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How Private and Public Health Sectors Can Work Together

– For many years, the objectives between pharmaceuticals and public health sectors have not been aligned....
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Technological Advances in the Healthcare Sector

– The healthcare sector is advancing by leaps and bounds thanks to the latest technological developments....
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Apps for Basic Health Issues

– It can take quite a while to book an appointment with a doctor for a...
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Pharmaceutical Cleaning: A Short Review

– Apart from being a core aspect of current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP) and Good Validation...
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Biomass Storage: Small Solutions for a Big Problem

– Whilst concerns of energy security, climate change and the need to reduce greenhouse gas emissions,...
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Weight Loss Technologies Train the Brain to Resist Temptation

– Can a computer game train your brain to resist sweets? That’s the question Drexel University...

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