Take steps to reduce heart risks

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Heart disease remains the number one killer of both women and men in the United States. The good news is you have the power to protect and improve your heart health. NIH and other government agencies have been working to advance our understanding of heart disease so that people can live … Read more

Sales Are Booming, But Activity Is Plummeting. Why?

Worldwide sales of fitness trackers increased from US $ 14 billion in 2017 to over $ 36 billion in 2020. The skyrocketing success of these gadgets suggests that more people than ever see some value in keeping tabs on the number of steps they take, flights of stairs they climb. , time they spend sitting, … Read more

Steps toward a healthier life

Credit: CC0 Public Domain People with diabetes have a problem with blood sugar. Their blood sugar, or blood glucose, can climb too high. Having high levels of sugar in your blood can cause a lot of trouble. Diabetes raises your risk for heart disease, blindness, amputations, and other serious issues. But the most common type … Read more

New molecule sets stage for nickel as a “greener” photocatalyst, reveals key steps in reaction process – BIOENGINEER.ORG

In recent years, the golden word in precious metals is palladium. Credit: Department of Chemistry at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign In recent years, the golden word in precious metals is palladium. A crucial component in automobile catalytic converters and in emerging hydrogen fuel cell technology, the demand for this rare silvery white transition … Read more

Paia temple takes steps to curb shoreline erosion | News, Sports, Jobs

Concrete debris is scattered on the beach fronting Paia’s Mantokuji Soto Zen Mission Tuesday. On Friday, the state land board approved the 116-year-old Buddhist temple’s plans to install a temporary erosion control barrier along the shoreline to slow property loss and keep cemetery headstones from falling into the ocean. The Maui News / MATTHEW THAYER … Read more

Biological Control Taking Next Steps for Specialty Crop Growers

Three hundred attendees gathered in Monterey, CA, the first week in March for the Biocontrols USA 2022 Conference and Expo. Hosted by Meister Media Worldwide and its American Fruit Grower, American Vegetable Growerand Greenhouse Grower brands and sponsored by Certis Biologicals and Valent, the event was a welcome opportunity for growers, crop advisors, educators, and … Read more

Scientists find optimal daily walking steps for longevity

Credit: Henry Xu / Unsplash. In a new study from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, researchers found that taking more steps a day could help lower the risk of premature death. To be specific, for adults 60 and older, the risk of premature death leveled off at about 6,000-8,000 steps per day, meaning that more … Read more

Scientists Identify The Optimal Number of Daily Steps For Longevity, And It’s Not 10,000

Conventional wisdom would have us believe the journey to a long and healthy life begins with 10,000 steps. Each and every day. For those living a more sedentary lifestyle, it’s a goal that can take some effort to maintain. We’ve also known for some time it’s also almost certainly wrong. By analyzing data on tens … Read more

Meta-analysis of 15 studies reports new findings on how many daily walking steps needed for longevity benefit – BIOENGINEER.ORG

A meta-analysis of 15 studies involving nearly 50,000 people from four continents offers new insights into identifying the amount of daily walking steps that will optimally improve adults’ health and longevity – and whether the number of steps is different for people of different ages. A meta-analysis of 15 studies involving nearly 50,000 people from … Read more

Human Nose Organoids Reveal First Steps of COVID-19 Infection

Preclinical models that recapitulate aspects of human airway disease are essential for the advancement of novel therapeutics and vaccines. In the current study published in the journal mBIOresearchers at Baylor College of Medicine report the development of a versatile human nose organoid – a laboratory representation of the cells layering the inside of the nose … Read more