Listen to Your Gut: A Four Step Formula to Cleanse Your Digestion

Listen to Your Gut: A Four Step Formula to Cleanse Your Digestion

The New York Times’ bestselling author, Alejandro Junger, calls gut the second brain in the human body. It has a completely separate mechanism of its own with a streamlined protocol in place, which once disrupted, can wreak havoc on your health. You ignore your gut health and it will take you down. Interestingly, gastrointestinal disorders plague most of us. What starts as simple bloating, cramping or abdominal discomfort may also lead to severe conditions like obstruction, bleeding, constipation etc. So how do you ensure that your gut’s ‘flora and fauna’…

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HIV vaccine a step closer

HIV vaccine a step closer

HIV vaccine a step closer (Getty Images) A recent study at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) shows that holes in HIV’s defensive sugar shield could be important in designing an HIV vaccine. It appears that antibodies can target these holes, which are scattered in HIV’s protective sugar or ‘glycan’ shield and the question is now whether these holes can be exploited to induce protective antibodies. Lead researcher Dennis R. Burton said, “It’s important now to evaluate future vaccine candidates to more rapidly understand the immune response they induce to particular…

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Cocaine addiction vaccine a step closer

Cocaine addiction vaccine a step closer

Brazilian researchers working to develop a vaccine against cocaine addiction have begun test trials on animals. The vaccine has been under development for more than two years, one of the lead researchers, Xinhua news agency reported on Wednesday citing local media. “We are developing a molecule to stimulate the production of antibodies by the immune system against cocaine,” said Professor Angelo de Fatima, of the Organic Chemistry department at the Federal University of Minas Gerais, at Belo Horizonte, in the state of Minas Gerais, in Brazil. “These antibodies bind to…

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world Blood Donor Day 2016: Step Up & Donate, maintaining those quick hints handy

world Blood Donor Day 2016: Step Up & Donate, maintaining those quick hints handy

Blood donation is considered one of the most important presents you could ever provide a person, and you know what the high-quality part is? You do not even recognise whom you are sharing this fantastic token of health with. What else can be extra selfless than giving out a part of yourself for the well-being of every other? no matter how intimidating the thought of the complete procedure can be, blood donation is an act of absolute virtue. every yr, 14th June marks the once a year global Blood Donor…

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