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The 3D shape of a protein involved in regulating blood pressure has been determined

A team of researchers led by Cardiff University has solved the 3D structure of a protein involved in the regulation of blood pressure, an advance that will facilitate the discovery of new antihypertensive drugs. Blood pressure levels are tightly regulated by many enzymes in the body, including two proteins known as SPAK and OSR1. Various… Read More »

The Alcohol Crisis In America Has Been Overshadowed By Opioids, But Can No Longer Be Ignored

When talking about drug abuse and drug-related death in the U.S., most conversations and statistics do not include alcohol. Although alcohol is classified as a depressant, the amount consumed and type of alcohol determine the outcome and thus, most individuals think of it as separate from other drugs. But that doesn’t change the impact that… Read More »

Mother-of-three who's been shaving her body since she was 12 finally receives a diagnosis

Mother-of-three who’s been shaving her entire body since she was 12 finally receives a diagnosis – but her boyfriend says she’s perfect as she is Dana, 32, of Portland, Oregon, grew up in sunny Florida, where skin is often on show She said other kids poked fun at her so she started shaving and bleaching… Read More »