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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.
Protein consumption at breakfast can increase muscle size and function, finds study

Protein consumption at breakfast can increase muscle size and function, finds study

Plant-based diet rich in soy reduces troubling menopause symptoms by 84%

Plant-based diet rich in soy reduces troubling menopause symptoms by 84%

Immaturity of gut microbiota and epithelial barriers linked to neonatal meningitis

Immaturity of gut microbiota and epithelial barriers linked to neonatal meningitis

Metabolites of intestinal bacteria can positively influence the efficacy of tumor therapies

Metabolites of intestinal bacteria can positively influence the efficacy of tumor therapies

Deletion of an embryonic gene in liver cells completely wipes out bile ducts of newborn mice

Deletion of an embryonic gene in liver cells completely wipes out bile ducts of newborn mice

Researchers reveal a promising target for designing anti-cancer therapies

Researchers reveal a promising target for designing anti-cancer therapies

Study provides important insights into early stages of SARS-CoV-2 infection

Study provides important insights into early stages of SARS-CoV-2 infection

Rapid test kit for malaria delivers results in 30 minutes

Rapid test kit for malaria delivers results in 30 minutes

Researchers observe brain's responses to vagus nerve stimulation during sleep and wakefulness

Researchers observe brain's responses to vagus nerve stimulation during sleep and wakefulness

SARS-CoV-2 detection with a simple, inexpensive, and sensitive molecular test

SARS-CoV-2 detection with a simple, inexpensive, and sensitive molecular test

Protein found in cow’s milk could increase absorption of blueberries’ nutrients

Protein found in cow’s milk could increase absorption of blueberries’ nutrients

Researchers identify four substances that inhibit SARS-CoV-2 replication in cells

Researchers identify four substances that inhibit SARS-CoV-2 replication in cells

Study shows how epigenetic factors modulate the risk of type 1 diabetes

Study shows how epigenetic factors modulate the risk of type 1 diabetes

Study uncovers novel drug that effectively thwarts pancreatic tumors

Study uncovers novel drug that effectively thwarts pancreatic tumors

Leducq Foundation  provides $7 million to support Cardiac Splicing as a Therapeutic Target project

Leducq Foundation provides $7 million to support Cardiac Splicing as a Therapeutic Target project

Researchers clarify cellular processes related to radiation resistance of pancreatic cancer cells

Researchers clarify cellular processes related to radiation resistance of pancreatic cancer cells

Study confirms the importance of low-protein, high-carbohydrate diet

Study confirms the importance of low-protein, high-carbohydrate diet

Natural products show promise against COVID-19 via iron chelation

Natural products show promise against COVID-19 via iron chelation

Novel protein interactions with ACE2 disrupted by SARS-CoV-2, contributes to COVID-19 pathologies

Novel protein interactions with ACE2 disrupted by SARS-CoV-2, contributes to COVID-19 pathologies

New microbial genes responsible for bile acid conversion is a major step forward for gut health

New microbial genes responsible for bile acid conversion is a major step forward for gut health