Health and Nutrition

A developing fetus bathes in a mixture of cellular secretions and proteins unique to its mother's uterus. Before fertilization, the pH of uterine fluid helps create a conducive environment for sperm migration, and afterward, its volume supports the embryo as it implants onto the wall of the uterus. Recent evidence [...]
Thu, Jun 22, 2017
Source: Health and Nutrition Category: NUTRITION
A high fat diet may lead to specific changes in gut bacteria that could fight harmful inflammation -- a major discovery for patients suffering from Crohn's disease, research indicates. Crohn's disease, a type of inflammatory bowel syndrome, causes debilitating intestinal swelling, cramping, and diarrhea. The disease affects half a million [...]
Thu, Jun 22, 2017
Source: Health and Nutrition Category: NUTRITION
College students with disabilities binge drink more often than their non-disabled student peers, research concludes. The study provides the first picture of alcohol use and binge drinking by US college students with disabilities. [...]
Thu, Jun 22, 2017
Source: Health and Nutrition Category: NUTRITION

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