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Frog foam studied for use in slow drug delivery to help heal human skin

Breadcrumb Trail Links Health A antibacterial substance created by mating amphibians to protect fertilized eggs may help dispense medicine over time Author of the article: Shari Kulha A frog’s foam “balloon” encases fertilized eggs, securing the tadpoles’ safety for the first week of their lives. Photo by Getty Images Article content It’s not the topic… Read More »

Embryonic development in slow motion

Everyone is familiar with the roe deer, either from crossword puzzles or from real-life encounters during a jog or a hike in the forest: majestic creatures with elegant big black eyes. As common as roe deer may seem in Swiss forests, one of their characteristics is unique among deer species. After mating and fertilisation of… Read More »

Mississippi broadens vaccine eligibility to all despite slow rollout

Mississippi officials lifted all eligibility requirements for the COVID-19 vaccine on Tuesday despite having vaccinated only a small portion of their population, having determined that the state has the ample supply needed to immunize all adults over 16. “We still have a long way to go, and our vaccine allocations are increasing,” Mississippi state epidemiologist… Read More »

Astaxanthin Shown to Slow Brain Aging

Astaxanthin is a naturally occurring carotenoid with a wide variety of nutraceutical applications in the fight against diseases. Data now reveal astaxanthin has significant promise as a geroprotector, helping to slow brain aging.1 Astaxanthin is responsible for the pink or red color of salmon, trout, lobster and other seafood.2 According to Science Direct, “when compared… Read More »