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Health and Wellness Headlines for June 17

Microbes might manage your cholesterol

Story from Top Health News — ScienceDaily. Originally posted on June 17, 2020, 11:15 am.

Researchers discover a link between human blood cholesterol levels and a gene in the microbiome that could one day help people manage their … Read the full story on Top Health News — ScienceDaily.


Light-activated ‘CRISPR’ triggers precision gene editing and super-fast DNA repair

Story from Top Health News — ScienceDaily. Originally posted on June 17, 2020, 11:15 am.

In a series of experiments using human cancer cell lines, scientists say they have successfully used light as a trigger to make precise cuts… Read the full story on Top Health News — ScienceDaily.


Why do so many of us feel guilty about taking a lunch break?

Story from Top Health News — ScienceDaily. Originally posted on June 17, 2020, 11:14 am.

New research from health psychologists explores why some employees feel guilty about taking their legally entitled breaks…. Read the full story on Top Health News — ScienceDaily.


Liver perfusion could save 7 in 10 rejected donor livers

Story from Top Health News — ScienceDaily. Originally posted on June 17, 2020, 9:24 am.

A major study investigating the effectiveness of liver perfusion as a technique to improve the function of donor livers that would have othe… Read the full story on Top Health News — ScienceDaily.


A sugar hit to help destroy cancer cells

Story from Top Health News — ScienceDaily. Originally posted on June 17, 2020, 9:04 am.

Like any cells in the body, cancer cells need sugar ­– namely glucose — to fuel cell proliferation and growth. However, researchers have … Read the full story on Top Health News — ScienceDaily.


Oral antibiotics work, shorten hospital stays for IV drug users with infections

Story from Top Health News — ScienceDaily. Originally posted on June 17, 2020, 9:04 am.

A combination of IV and oral antibiotics can effectively treat invasive infections in people who inject illicit drugs, according to a new st… Read the full story on Top Health News — ScienceDaily.

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