Science Friday: We’re Killing Coral Reefs Faster Than Ever | Fructose alters hundreds of brain genes, which can lead to a wide range of diseases

Date:April 22, 2016

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Summary:Staghorn coral, one of the most common components of the world’s coral reefs, can’t cope with the human-driven changes affecting the oceans.

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https://www.sciencedaily.com/videos/0445baf775d16e4fa369f8b2b88d65b8.htm


Fructose alters hundreds of brain genes, which can lead to a wide range of diseases

Scientists report that diet rich in omega-3 fatty acids can reverse the damage

Date:

April 22, 2016

Source:

University of California – Los Angeles

Summary:

Consuming fructose, a sugar that’s common in the Western diet, alters hundreds of genes that may be linked to many diseases, life scientists report. However, they discovered good news as well: an important omega-3 fatty acid known as DHA seems to reverse the harmful changes produced by fructose.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/04/160422091900.htm

 

 

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