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Health and Wellness Headlines for February 27

Resistance training even as little as once per week benefits older individuals

Story from Top Health News — ScienceDaily. Originally posted on February 27, 2019, 10:12 am.

Resistance training improves the health of over 65-year-olds, and the benefits occur even when some people train as little as once per week…. Read the full story on Top Health News — ScienceDaily.


A gentle method for unlocking the mysteries of the deep brain

Story from Top Health News — ScienceDaily. Originally posted on February 27, 2019, 10:11 am.

Serious diseases are directly linked to the subcortical areas of the brain. Existing treatments for regulating and measuring the activity of… Read the full story on Top Health News — ScienceDaily.


Reprogramming the wonder drug rapamycin allows creation of new small-molecule drugs

Story from Top Health News — ScienceDaily. Originally posted on February 27, 2019, 10:11 am.

In the new study, the authors aimed to reprogram rapamycin by keeping the parts of rapamycin and tacrolimus that bind FKBP12 and changing th… Read the full story on Top Health News — ScienceDaily.


Directed evolution builds nanoparticles

Story from Top Health News — ScienceDaily. Originally posted on February 27, 2019, 10:11 am.

Directed evolution is a powerful technique for engineering proteins. Scientists now show that it can also be used to engineer synthetic nano… Read the full story on Top Health News — ScienceDaily.


Detecting cyanide exposure

Story from Top Health News — ScienceDaily. Originally posted on February 27, 2019, 10:11 am.

Cyanide exposure can happen occupationally or in low levels from inhaling cigarette smoke — or from being poisoned by someone out to get yo… Read the full story on Top Health News — ScienceDaily.


Using histones as bait: How do cells decide how to repair their DNA?

Story from Top Health News — ScienceDaily. Originally posted on February 27, 2019, 10:11 am.

When DNA in the cell nucleus gets damaged, our cells can resort to a variety of repair mechanisms. A recent study elucidates the molecular b… Read the full story on Top Health News — ScienceDaily.

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