Plant chemicals could be the next frontier in weight loss
Red wine has long been hailed for its potential health benefits, from slowing the aging process to inhibiting cancer, due to a plant compound called resveratrol. Scientists think resveratrol may also have the potential to fight fat. “Resveratrol should be a very effective anti-obesity agent. It causes your mitochondria,... Read more
Wearing two hats (or two white coats): The rise of researcher-doctors
Moving new discoveries from the science lab to the doctor’s office can take decades and cost hundreds of millions of dollars. And although it is not possible to eliminate this process, people who straddle the worlds of science and medicine may be able to speed it up. Consider the... Read more
An innovative way to aid the uninsured while reducing ER costs (video)
Betting on Reno(Editor’s Note: This is the second in a series of articles on the Athens uninsured initiative, produced by graduate students in the Health and Medical Journalism Program at the University of Georgia. Visit the previous article by clicking on the red button to the left.) In Athens,... Read more

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