Red meat consumption does not affect short-term cardiovascular disease risk factors, review suggests

Consuming red meat in amounts above what is typically recommended does not affect short-term cardiovascular disease risk factors, such as blood pressure and blood cholesterol, according to a new review of clinical trials from Purdue University.

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Low-carbohydrate diet may help reverse inherited intellectual disability linked to Kabuki syndrome

Experimenting on mice with a genetic change similar to that found in people with a rare inherited disease called Kabuki syndrome, Johns Hopkins scientists report that a very low-carbohydrate diet can “open up” DNA and improve mental function.

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SP Scientific webinar shows improvements in lyophilization through ControLyo™ Technology

SP Scientific announces the on-demand availability of a popular webinar** by Jake Luoma of Genentech Inc. that discusses how controlled nucleation has emerged as a technology which promises improvements in lyophilization process throughput and consistency.

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Researchers use CRISPR-based genetic screening to identify three promising HIV treatment targets

Investigators from Whitehead Institute, the Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard and the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard have used CRISPR-Cas9 gene-editing technology to identify three promising new targets for treatment of HIV infection.

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Scenes from the 2016 ITR Woodside Ramble (Trail Half Marathon, 35k, 50k)

Inside Trail Racing put on their annual winter version of the Woodside Ramble , and Quinn and I got a few pictures of runners braving the mid-30 degree cold on our morning hike. Enjoy! BTW, Inside Trail has an amazing roster of events for 2017 – be sure to get a few on your calendar! (5-year-old Quinn, your photographer today! She’s even styling the Western States 100 hat) (and cowbell ringer…) (Jessi sighting!!!)

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Cardiac imaging during surgery may improve outcomes for children with congenital heart disease

Using cardiac imaging during heart surgery can detect serious residual holes in the heart that may occur when surgeons repair a child’s heart defect, and offers surgeons the opportunity to close those holes during the same operation.

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