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Keto diet has potential in military, researchers say: Dieters maintained ketosis and lost weight in 3-month study – Science Daily

A new study has researchers hopeful that a ketogenic diet could prove useful in the military, where obesity is an ongoing challenge, both in terms of recruiting soldiers and keeping them fit for service. The Ohio State University study included 29 people, most of whom were members of the campus ROTC. For three months, 15… Read More »

Harvard researchers explore correlation between trust in leaders and combating Ebola

In the lawless eastern provinces of sub-Saharan Africa’s biggest country, an Ebola outbreak that has quietly become history’s second-largest epidemic may wind up turning not on drugs or quarantine, but on a third, often underappreciated factor: trust. Though it’s known that gaining the confidence and cooperation of local people is a key to successful epidemic… Read More »

Ancestry firms have DNA on 26 million people; researchers can analyze almost everyone's data

More than 26 million people — more people than in all of Australia — have shared their DNA with one of the four leading ancestry and health databases, allowing researchers to extrapolate data on virtually all Americans and raising some serious privacy concerns, according to the MIT Technology Review.