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Digestion is the mechanical and chemical breaking down of food into smaller components, to a form that can be absorbed, for instance, into a blood stream. Digestion is a form of catabolism; a break-down of macro food molecules to smaller ones.
Eating cheese may help protect blood vessels from damage caused by salt

Eating cheese may help protect blood vessels from damage caused by salt

Sleep deprivation affects fat metabolism

Sleep deprivation affects fat metabolism

New effort to study gastrointestinal gases and their influence on gut disorders

New effort to study gastrointestinal gases and their influence on gut disorders

What you eat may change the way that antibiotics affect your gut

What you eat may change the way that antibiotics affect your gut

Atlas Antibodies presents QPrEST standards for absolute quantification of proteins using mass spectrometry

Atlas Antibodies presents QPrEST standards for absolute quantification of proteins using mass spectrometry

New technique for autonomous coordination of cell subpopulations

New technique for autonomous coordination of cell subpopulations

Researchers discover potential of antihistamines that cause death of leukemic stem cells

Researchers discover potential of antihistamines that cause death of leukemic stem cells

Scientists discover potential novel target for treating deadly brain cancer

Scientists discover potential novel target for treating deadly brain cancer

Researchers discover how fatty liver disease develops in lean people

Researchers discover how fatty liver disease develops in lean people

Understanding the process by which NK cells are 'educated'

Understanding the process by which NK cells are 'educated'

New research suggests another possible mechanism for Alzheimer’s

New research suggests another possible mechanism for Alzheimer’s

Whole body vibration helps reduce inflammation, thanks to the gut microbiome

Whole body vibration helps reduce inflammation, thanks to the gut microbiome

'Tickle' therapy may slow down an important effect associated with aging

'Tickle' therapy may slow down an important effect associated with aging

Scientists develop 3D printed pill that samples bacteria found in the gut

Scientists develop 3D printed pill that samples bacteria found in the gut

Using laser-activated microrobots to deliver drug therapy

Using laser-activated microrobots to deliver drug therapy

Giving antibiotics prior to liver transplant leads to better liver function

Giving antibiotics prior to liver transplant leads to better liver function

'Dual burden' of prematurity and serious maternal complications occurs in one of 270 births

'Dual burden' of prematurity and serious maternal complications occurs in one of 270 births

Mother calls for protein shake regulation after daughter dies

Mother calls for protein shake regulation after daughter dies

Growth problems in preterm infants associated with altered gut bacteria

Growth problems in preterm infants associated with altered gut bacteria

Quorn protein stimulates muscle building to a greater extent than milk protein

Quorn protein stimulates muscle building to a greater extent than milk protein