Starch-based fibers enhance protection and reduce spoilage — ScienceDaily

Aiming to produce environmentally friendly alternatives to plastic food wrap and containers, a Rutgers scientist has developed a biodegradable, plant-based coating that can be sprayed on foods, guarding against pathogenic and spoilage microorganisms and transportation damage. The scalable process could potentially reduce the adverse environmental impact of plastic food packaging as well as protect human … Read more

Adjusting Diet Can Reduce ADHD Symptoms in Children

Eating fruits and vegetables could help some children with ADHD manage their symptoms. Research finds that eating more fruits and veggies can result in less inattention. It might be a good idea for children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) to eat their fruits and vegetables. Recent research has revealed that it might help reduce … Read more

Cheers! Lager Beer Could Help Men’s Gut Microbes, Reduce Risk of Disease

According to a new study, men can increase the diversity of their gut microbes by drinking either one alcoholic or non-alcoholic lager daily. Numerous studies have shown health benefits from moderate alcohol intake, especially wine. For example, drinking wine with meals is linked to a lower risk of type 2 diabetes, and wine consumption was … Read more

6 Best Drinks To Reduce Inflammation, Says Science — Eat This Not That

Need a refresher on chronic low-grade inflammation? We figured because it’s a silent problem with few easy-to-recognize symptoms, just like high blood pressure. Think weight gain, fatigue, joint pain, skin problems, and digestive issues, for starters. Any number of problems can cause these symptoms and one of them could be chronic low-grade inflammation, that is, … Read more

Want To Reduce Stroke Risk? Researchers Discover Simple Secret

Researchers found that doing lighter-intensity daily activities such as household chores can significantly reduce the risk of stroke. Vacuuming, mopping, walking a pet or playing catch may be enough activity to avoid a stroke, according to a San Diego State University (SDSU) research study. Strokes can be extremely serious. According to the CDC 1 in … Read more

Eat These Vegetables To Reduce Air Pollution Toxins in Your Body

A new study by University of Delaware researchers discovered that eating more apiaceous vegetables could help mitigate the effects of air pollution. Toxins from cigarette smoke and air pollution may be absorbed by celery, carrots, parsnips, and parsley. Air pollution is defined as the release of pollutants into the atmosphere that is harmful to human … Read more

Teens’ new tech would send alerts to reduce preventable deaths

ATLANTA, Ga. – It’s an all too common story: A young child wanders off during a party and falls into a backyard pool. No one notices she’s missing – until it’s too late. When Grayson Barron learned of such a tragedy in a friend’s neighborhood, the 18-year-old immediately jumped into problem-solving mode. The new pool … Read more

Making Traffic Jams a Thing of the Past – AI Traffic Light System Could Drastically Reduce Congestion

A new artificial intelligence system developed by Aston University researchers significantly outperforms all other methods. A new artificial intelligence system reads live camera footage and adapts the lights to compensate In 2014, Americans spent 6.9 billion hours trapped in traffic. During traffic jams, the average commuter used an extra 19 gallons of gas. This amounts … Read more

A Tiny Change in Jab Strategy Might Reduce COVID-19 Vaccine Fatigue, Mouse Study Finds

First there’s weakness and throbbing in the arm muscles that take on the immune-teaching chemicals. Then the fatigue and aches spread until your whole body is complaining. It turns out those of us who experience this reaction to the COVID-19 vaccines have markers in our blood that indicate a more active immune response, but a … Read more