Asmat Headhunters

Cannibalism, The High-Protein Diet You've Never Considered

By | Sat, 06/28/2014 - 10:59

Why did early humans eat each other? One researcher counted calories to find out.


Targeting Single Protein Thwarts Deadly Soft-Tissue Cancer

By | Thu, 12/26/2013 - 19:24

Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors (MPNSTs) may be reversed by targeting the growth factor that sustains the cancer.


Bacteria-Killing Protein Could Help Fight Antibiotic-Resistant 'Superbugs'

By | Tue, 12/03/2013 - 21:34

A protein found in bacteriophages — bacterial viruses — has been found to kill E. coli bacteria, offering hope it could one day fight off antibiotic-resistant bacteria as well.


Could Tigar Protein Hold Key To Treating Parkinson's Disease? Blocking Protein Prevents Cell Death

By | Mon, 12/02/2013 - 17:57

A newly discovered protein may allow physicians to limit cell death associated with neurodegenerative disorders like Parkinson's disease.


Our Need For Protein Makes Us Overeat

By | Thu, 11/07/2013 - 17:37

Our drive for protein in a high-caloric, low-nutrient environment may be causing us to overeat.

Furious Pete

Furious Pete Creates 1,000-Gram Protein Bar, Consumes It In Record Time

By | Thu, 09/19/2013 - 14:32

Competitive eater Furious Pete created a 1,000-gram protein bar that you have to see to believe.


'Cosmic Factory' Generates Amino Acids, The Building Blocks Of Life

By | Sun, 09/15/2013 - 18:46

Cosmic collision between icy comets and rocky planets can generate amino acids, the fundamental chemistry of life.


Throwing Out The Garbage: Cancer Drug Clears Toxic Proteins From The Brain

By | Fri, 05/10/2013 - 00:15

Researchers use small doses of a leukemia drug to treat neurodegenerative diseases in a new study.

High Protein Breakfast

High Protein Breakfast Benefits: Appetite Control, Reduced Snacking

By | Tue, 03/26/2013 - 17:54

A high-protein breakfast's benefits can include controlling your appetite and reducing food cravings for fatty snacks later in the day, says a new brain imaging study on overweight and obese teenagers.

Boosted Protein May Protect Against Cancer, Aging, Turns Mice Into Mini Olympians

By | Mon, 12/17/2012 - 13:06

Scientists believe that they have discovered a protein that protects against both cancer and aging.

women, obesity

High-Protein Diet May Help Some People Shed Pounds

By | Thu, 11/01/2012 - 11:50

Dieters who eat meals and snacks high in protein might lose a bit more weight than those who get less protein and more carbohydrates.


Sex Produces "Remarkable" Responses in Female Genes Linked to Fertility, Behavior and Sleep and Eating Patterns

By | Wed, 09/12/2012 - 11:54

Sex can trigger "remarkable" responses in women, including altered fertility, immunity, libido as well as changes in eating and sleep patterns, according to a new study.

lung cancer

Discovery Could Help in Treatment of Deadly Lung Cancer

By | Sat, 09/08/2012 - 12:07

Scientists have discovered two molecules in the cell that may open new doors in the treatment of a highly aggressive form of lung cancer called small cell lung cancer.


"Hulk" Gene Discovered: Protein Builds Bigger and Stronger Muscles Without Working Out

By | Fri, 08/31/2012 - 16:57

Want to get jacked, but too lazy to hit the weight room?

Meta-analysis research

Artificial Molecule Halts Cancer In Its Tracks

By | Sun, 08/26/2012 - 05:53

For years researchers were trying to shut down molecules that promote cancer growth. Now, U.S researchers have developed an artificial molecule, a stapled peptide, that stops the effects of a molecule in cancer development.