Bacteria in fermented food signal the human immune system, explaining health benefits: Ability to detect bacteria may have enabled human ancestors to eat not-so-fresh food

Researchers have discovered that humans and great apes possess a receptor on their cells that detects metabolites from bacteria commonly found in fermented foods and triggers movement of immune cells. Claudia Stäubert of the University of Leipzig and colleagues report these findings in a new study published 23rd May in PLOS Genetics. Consuming lactic acid bacteria — the kind that […]

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Judah & the Lion Rockers Say Saunas Soothe Their Souls

American music group Judah & the Lion titled their second studio album “Folk Hop n’Roll” as an indicator of the band’s genre fluidity, their ambitious sound that blends elements of folk, hip hop, pop, and, of course, rock n’ Roll. Band members Judah Akers, Brian Macdonald, and Nate Zuercher met in college in Nashville. After a spat of early concert […]

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7 Ultimate Vacations For Every Kind of Adventurer

Guys, you need a vacation. We know. It sounds ridiculous–as if you needed us to sell you on the joys of warm sunshine, beautiful scenery, and great food. But we wouldn’t be telling you this if we didn’t feel we had to. American men may excel at many things, but kicking back for extended periods of time isn’t one of […]

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Cystic Fibrosis drugs scandal: Hope as NHS tables new offer for life-changing drug

Families have pleaded with all sides to end a year-long stalemate after a £500million NHS offer last summer, for Vertex’s entire drug portfolio, was rebuffed. Last night NHS England finally gave sufferers some hope by revealing it has tabled a “significantly improved” offer TO VERTEX. Alison Fare, of Conwy, North Wales, whose daughters Imogen, seven, and Annabelle, three, have CF […]

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Lung cancer symptoms: The one major symptom you should not ignore

Lung cancer has many different symptoms to look out for and when you experience a major loss in appetite it could mean you might be at risk of lung cancer. The loss of appetite and unintentional weight loss experienced by people can affect one’s life negatively. In addition, these symptoms are associated with higher incidence of post-surgical complications, less effectiveness […]

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