Are plant-based burgers better for you?

Plant-based burgers have soared in popularity over the past couple of years. Are these meat alternatives healthier for you than the real thing? Introducing more plant-based foods in your diet is a good thing, says Katherine Zeratsky, a Mayo Clinic registered dietitian nutritionist, but pay attention to the ingredients. It looks like a burger. It cooks like a burger. Some […]

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Building a better bioartificial pancreas

More than 40 million people worldwide are affected with type 1 diabetes (T1D) mellitus, an autoimmune disease in which insulin producing β-cells in the pancreas are destroyed by the immune system. Today, there are several new and emerging treatment methods for type 1 diabetes, including macroencapsulation devices (MEDs)—compartments designed to house and protect insulin-secreting cells. Like a suit of armor […]

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Better reporting, measurement and control of the environmental conditions of cell cultures is needed

There is an urgent need for the reporting of biomedical research on mammalian cells to be more standardized and detailed, and greater control over and measurement of the environmental conditions of cell cultures need to be attained. This will make the modeling of human physiology more precise and will contribute to the reproducibility of research. A team of KAUST scientists […]

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‘Better Than the Hospital’: Pandemic Boosts Care for Serious Illnesses at Home

Late last year, Janet Yetenekian was one of the thousands of people in Southern California whose case of covid-19 was serious enough to send her to the hospital. But Yetenekian’s recovery was not typical: She received hospital-level care in her own home in Glendale. “It was even better than the hospital,” Yetenekian said, laughing. “They were constantly reaching out — […]

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Better country dementia care

Rising levels of dementia is putting pressure on residential aged care facilities, including in rural and regional centers where nursing homes and staff are already under pressure. Now a pilot program of personalized interventions, including residents’ favorite songs, has been shown to make a big difference to dementia behaviors, drug use and carers’ wellbeing. Harmony in the Bush, a study […]

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Kristin Cavallari: How Jay Cutler Split Made Me a 'Better Mom'

Kristin Cavallari: How Jay Cutler Split Made Me a 'Better Mom' Us Weekly Magazine News Stylish Entertainment Royals Moms Wellness Podcasts Video Celebrity Directory News Stylish Entertainment Royals Moms Wellness Podcasts Video Celebrity Directory Photos Food Pets Bachelor Nation Woman Crush Reality TV Buzzzz-o-Meter Newsletter Signup Subscribe Give a Gift Hot Pics Subscriber Service Shop With Us Shop Special Issues […]

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Researchers find a better way to measure consciousness

Millions of people are administered general anesthesia each year in the United States alone, but it’s not always easy to tell whether they are actually unconscious. A small proportion of those patients regain some awareness during medical procedures, but a new study of the brain activity that represents consciousness could prevent that potential trauma. It may also help both people […]

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Novel pooled testing strategies can significantly better identify COVID-19 infections

A new approach to pooled COVID-19 testing can be a highly effective tool for curbing the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, even if infections are widespread in a community, according to researchers at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard. Simple pooled testing schemes could be implemented with minimal changes to current testing infrastructures in […]

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Eating dried fruit may be linked with better diet quality and health markers

Don’t be afraid to toss a handful of raisins or dried apples in your Thanksgiving stuffing this year—a new Penn State study has found that dried fruit may be connected with better health. The researchers found that people who ate dried fruit were generally healthier than those who did not, and on days when people ate dried fruit they consumed […]

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