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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.
Rat study shows negative effects of perinatal exposure to phthalates

Rat study shows negative effects of perinatal exposure to phthalates

Olfactory receptors play pathophysiological role in all organs than merely smell perception

Olfactory receptors play pathophysiological role in all organs than merely smell perception

Olfactory receptors perform a range of unknown functions outside the nose, reveals study

Olfactory receptors perform a range of unknown functions outside the nose, reveals study

Research shows kombucha can be highly effective in restoring individual's microbiome

Research shows kombucha can be highly effective in restoring individual's microbiome

Cedars-Sinai launches new initiative to improve treatments for gastrointestinal, metabolic diseases

Cedars-Sinai launches new initiative to improve treatments for gastrointestinal, metabolic diseases

Study shows how moderate consumption of alcohol can protect the heart

Study shows how moderate consumption of alcohol can protect the heart

Genetically engineered bacteria shows promise as new treatment for constipation

Genetically engineered bacteria shows promise as new treatment for constipation

Replacing potatoes or rice with lentils can reduce blood glucose levels, study shows

Replacing potatoes or rice with lentils can reduce blood glucose levels, study shows

Researchers transplant lab-grown neural cells in mice with spinal injuries to improve breathing

Researchers transplant lab-grown neural cells in mice with spinal injuries to improve breathing

Hamilton Robotics and Waters Corporation Collaborate Introduce STARWorks

Hamilton Robotics and Waters Corporation Collaborate Introduce STARWorks

Weighty issues on dog food safety

Weighty issues on dog food safety

Researchers uncover role of ROS in clearing dead cells

Researchers uncover role of ROS in clearing dead cells

Mother's milk found to have SWAT team of immune cells

Mother's milk found to have SWAT team of immune cells

Therapeutic RNA corrects error in genetic processing that leads to familial dysautonomia

Therapeutic RNA corrects error in genetic processing that leads to familial dysautonomia

Sweet potato-fortified bread may help fight vitamin A deficiency in Africa

Sweet potato-fortified bread may help fight vitamin A deficiency in Africa

Western diets promote bacterial growth in the small intestine, increase fat digestion and absorption

Western diets promote bacterial growth in the small intestine, increase fat digestion and absorption

UA researchers aim to predict and prevent fatal disease in premature babies

UA researchers aim to predict and prevent fatal disease in premature babies

Low-cost deworming drug improves female farmers' physical fitness

Low-cost deworming drug improves female farmers' physical fitness

Pancreatitis risk in minorities linked to alcohol, gallstones and high triglycerides

Pancreatitis risk in minorities linked to alcohol, gallstones and high triglycerides

Farm waste may be contributing to spread of antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Farm waste may be contributing to spread of antibiotic-resistant bacteria