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Natural Immune-boosting STING Protein Against Cancer

Natural Immune-boosting STING Protein Against Cancer

Researchers have detected a natural immune-boosting STING protein against cancer. STING stands for STimulator of INterferon Genes. Scientists at Scripps Research have found this molecule that is part of the immune system. It is essential for mounting an immune response against viruses
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Gram-Negative Bacteria in the Gut Can Cause Cavernous Angiomas

Gram-Negative Bacteria in the Gut Can Cause Cavernous Angiomas

A 2020 clinical study showed that Gram-negative bacteria in the gut can cause cavernous angiomas in brain vessels. Cavernous angiomas are ballooning new capillaries developing from brain blood vessels. These arterial malformations of brain arteries occur in about 0.5% of the populatio
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Beneficial Effects of The Mediterranean Diet on The Gut Flora

Beneficial Effects of The Mediterranean Diet on The Gut Flora

Recently the British Medical Journal described the beneficial effects of the Mediterranean diet on the gut flora. It was a one-year study where 612 elderly people from the Netherlands, France, Italy, Poland, and the United Kingdom were observed. That is to say, 323 of them consumed a
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Cooking Food Affects The Gut Microbiome

Cooking Food Affects The Gut Microbiome

US and Canadian researchers found that cooking food affects the gut microbiome. The researchers analyzed the diversity and composition of the gut microbiome after feeding mice cooked meat versus raw meat. They found to their surprise that there was no difference in the gut biome follo
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Household Cleaners Could Cause Obesity In Children

Household Cleaners Could Cause Obesity In Children

A new study from Canada noticed that household cleaners could cause obesity in children. The study appeared in the Canadian Medical Association Journal on Sept. 18, 2018. About the study that showed household cleaners could cause obesity in children First, paediatricians followed alon
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Dog Licks May Not Be Harmless

Dog Licks May Not Be Harmless

Recently there have been several reports that show that dog licks may not be harmless. Harmless appearing dog licks turned into a serious disease. Even puppies can transmit bacteria that can cause diarrhea in its owners. The first story I am reporting on concerns puppies that transmit
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Food Contamination Can Be Detected By A Strip

Food Contamination Can Be Detected By A Strip

A McMaster University research team from Hamilton/Ont. has proven that food contamination can be detected by a strip. It took the team 15 years to perfect this task. I have discussed food safety, particularly in summer, before. I also pointed out several measures the FDA introduced to
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Is Dropped Food Contaminated?

Is Dropped Food Contaminated?

We all had the experience that we dropped food, but is dropped food contaminated? This is the question that a group of microbiologists from Rutgers University, New Jersey asked themselves. There is a saying called the 5-second rule. This suggests that eating food from the floor is saf
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New Antibiotic Lugdunin Against Resistant Bugs

New Antibiotic Lugdunin Against Resistant Bugs

Researchers at Tübingen University, Germany have found a new antibiotic lugdunin against resistant bugs as the BBC reported. This report is based on a scientific publication published on the previous day. The researchers analyzed the natural bacteria in the hair of people’s nost
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