Tag Archives: Research

Is Nutrition Research Broken? An Interview with Taylor Wallace – Scientific American

My guest on today’s podcast is Dr. Taylor Wallace. Taylor is an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Nutrition and Food Studies at George Mason University and CEO at the Think Healthy Group, Inc. His research and work focus on how we can use diet as a tool to prevent chronic disease. In this interview,… Read More »

Medical News Today: New research may explain why evolution made humans ‘fat’

Scientists have compared fat samples from humans and other primates and found that changes in DNA packaging affected how the human body processes fat. Evolution made humans the ‘fat primate,’ researchers suggest. Our bodies need fat to store energy and protect vital organs. Fat also helps the body absorb some nutrients and produce important hormones.… Read More »

What is fetal tissue research? And why is it important to medicine? – NBCNews.com

Doctors and scientists are denouncing the Trump administration’s decision to cut funding for research that uses fetal tissue, saying that the material is essential for life-saving medical research. The administration announced Wednesday that it would drastically cut federal spending on medical research that uses “fetal tissue from elective abortions.” The move will affect multimillion-dollar research… Read More »