Steaming freshwater fish reduces presence of cyanotoxins, study shows
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  June 27, 2017  
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 Steaming freshwater fish reduces presence of cyanotoxins, study showsSteaming freshwater fish reduces presence of cyanotoxins, study shows
 
A group of researchers from the Area of Toxicology in the Department of Nutrition and Bromatology. Toxicology and Legal Medicine at the University of Seville has published a globally pioneering study that shows that steaming freshwater fish for more than two minutes reduces the presence of cylindrospermopsin, a cyanotoxin, by up to 26%. However, if boiled, the reduction is smaller, 18%, with the corresponding increase in risk for the consumer.
 
 
 Temple researchers identify protective effects of extra-virgin olive oil against Alzheimer's diseaseTemple researchers identify protective effects of extra-virgin olive oil against Alzheimer's disease
 
The Mediterranean diet, rich in plant-based foods, is associated with a variety of health benefits, including a lower incidence of dementia.
 
   Researchers find new evidence that autoimmunity plays role in Parkinson's diseaseResearchers find new evidence that autoimmunity plays role in Parkinson's disease
 
Researchers have found the first direct evidence that autoimmunity- in which the immune system attacks the body's own tissues- plays a role in Parkinson's disease, the neurodegenerative movement disorder.
 
   Prenatal exposure to pain-relieving drug can impair development of male behaviorPrenatal exposure to pain-relieving drug can impair development of male behavior
 
Paracetamol is popular for relieving pain. But if you are pregnant, you should think twice before popping these pills according to the researchers in a new study.
 
   Japanese scientists develop method to isolate anti-Alzheimer's compounds from plantsJapanese scientists develop method to isolate anti-Alzheimer's compounds from plants
 
Japanese scientists have developed a method to isolate and identify active compounds in plant medicines, which accurately accounts for drug behavior in the body.
 
 Antibiotic resistance: a healthcare emergency?
 
Antibiotic resistance: a healthcare emergency?Antibiotic resistance is happening in hospitals quite frequently. Probably the main place where resistant organisms and pathogens are acquired is in intensive care units (ICUs).
 
 
 Extra virgin olive oil protects memory and helps prevent Alzheimer’s
 
Extra virgin olive oil protects memory and helps prevent Alzheimer’sIn a landmark judgment, the Court of Justice of the European Union, yesterday ruled that courts could consider vaccines to be the reason for an illness despite the absence of any concrete evidence to support the connection.
 
 
 Study finds vaccine to lower cholesterol levels could also immunize against heart disease
 
Study finds vaccine to lower cholesterol levels could also immunize against heart diseaseIn people with high cholesterol levels, the fat that is built up in the artery walls narrows the arteries causing a condition called atherosclerosis. A study published on 19th June in the European Heart Journal has found the likelihood of a vaccine that can immunize humans having atherosclerosis, subsequent to successful outcomes in a mouse model study.