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December 6, 2017

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Dec
2017

The strange interaction between brain injury and intestinal damage

A new study has uncovered how brain injury can be worsened by bacteria in the gut

A new study from the University of Maryland School of Medicine has revealed a strange gut-brain connection between traumatic brain injury and intestinal damage. Researchers have previously identified an odd connection between TBI and alterations in a person's gastrointestinal tract, but this is the first study to understand this interaction in detail and to reveal the two-way nature of the process.

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6
Dec
2017

This smartphone case analyzes blood

The GPhone is still in the proof-of-concept phase

What do cameras, audio recorders, and music players have in common? They're all things that we no longer have to carry around separately, since they're built into smartphones. Diabetics may soon be able to add blood glucose-measuring kits to that list, as scientists from the University of California San Diego have created a phone case that does the job.

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6
Dec
2017

Canola oil linked to Alzheimer’s complications in new study

While canola oil, from the rapeseed plant shown here, can be healthy for our hearts, it ...

Canola is generally considered a healthy oil thanks to its ability to reduce LDL cholesterol in the blood and lower the risk of heart disease. A new animal study out of Temple University, though, has shown that the vegetable-based fat increases substances in the brain that can lead to Alzheimer's disease, unlike a different heart-healthy oil.

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