New York–Dr. Milton Schiffenbauer, a microbiologist and deputy chair of the biology department at the New York School of Career and Applied Studies (NYSCAS), a division of Touro College in New York City, and his students, presented their abstract, The Antiviral Effects of Natural Botanic Extracts at the American Society for Microbiology during a
You’re on a diet. You end up at work/school and midday notice big cookies in honor of someone’s birthday. You figure, why not have one and enjoy yourself? Immediately after you finish eating feelings of guilt set in. “I shouldn’t have done that, what was I thinking?”
Soon your mind wanders. “Well, since I had one cookie and ruined my entire diet, I
JNS.org–Turkey is believed to be the largest source of foreign fighters for ISIS. The New York Times reports more than 1,000 Turks are suspected to be fighting for the terror group, many of them disaffected youths attracted to the jihadist group by its ideology and the money it pays its fighters–up to $150 a day. A recent CIA estimate said that Islamic State has
Dental bonding is a procedure used to fill cavities or restore chipped and broken down teeth. The process is simple. After the tooth has been shaped, a very mild conditioning solution is placed on it to create microscopic crevices. A bonding agent (liquid resin coupled with a putty-like compound) is then painted on the tooth. The resin, coupled with the crevices,
Israel 21C–As the Ice Bucket Challenge raises millions for research into amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), an Israeli treatment to ease symptoms and slow the progression of ALS and other incurable neuromuscular diseases is going into Phase 2 clinical trials in three major US medical centers.
Petah Tikva-based BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics’ NurOwn
Rutherford–It’s that time of year when families are preparing their children for another year of school, with hopes for a successful year. There are many expected ways in which families can help to ensure their child’s success, but there are also many unexpected obstacles they may encounter: the unexpected concussion, unforeseen anxiety or unanticipated learning
As children, parents, and teachers prepare to return to the classroom, it is important to remember that children with allergies and asthma may face added anxiety. In order to prepare for the best transition back to school, start preparing before the new school year begins. Make sure your child takes his/her allergy medication(s) as prescribed so that symptoms
The Well Purified Water, LLC, was established in 2013 and is a locally owned and operated family business. After one year of preparation and construction, The Well Purified Water opened its doors for the first time in March with a grand opening event.
The company has a simple mission: to provide great tasting purified drinking water to the businesses and
Bodybuilders ingest buckets of whey protein powder to bulk up their muscle mass. But researchers from Israel have found a new blood-smart reason to eat like a “hulk” before meals.
A new study by Israeli and Swedish researchers has found that a plain whey protein drink one half hour before breakfast could help [type 2]
A widespread trend circulating in the fitness world is the notion that the only way to achieve fitness results is by making yourself physically sore for a few days. If you are not killing yourself in the gym, you are wasting your time and will not reap the benefits. All of these ideas are misconceptions. They in fact make up one of the biggest
Teaneck–The Richard Rodda Community Center has survived the controversy and the budget cuts that have taken up much time on social media and many column inches for the last few weeks. In the end, the town council voted to keep the budget intact for the Rodda Center, instead cutting costs for police department, fire department, and public works
Remember the old saying “No Pain, no gain?” For most folks, this refers to that burning sensation that comes with a hard workout that usually ends with them dripping with sweat and sore for several days.
As it turns out, the culprit may not be lactic acid as is commonly assumed, but may actually be good, old-fashioned heat. New