Protein

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What Is Gluten?

Millions of Americans have adopted gluten-free diets, but what exactly is gluten? This video describes the protein and shoots down some common misconceptions about the “evil” ingredient.

05/16/2014

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Scientists Find Clue To Age-Related Memory Loss

Scientists have found a compelling clue in the quest to learn what causes age-related memory problems, and to one day be able to tell if those misplaced car keys are just a senior moment or an early warning of something worse.

08/28/2013

Special School Helps Teen Combat Childhood Obesity

UT Southwestern Doctors Make Obesity Breakthrough

Some North Texas researchers believe they have found a way to control obesity by manipulating molecules in the heart. Researchers at UT Southwestern have demonstrated, for the first time, that the heart can regulate energy balance.

04/30/2012