Homocysteine

Homocysteine is an amino acid produced in the body during metabolism of a common dietary amino acid called methionine. The B vitamins, particularly B2 (riboflavin), B6 (pyridoxine), B9 (folate) and B12 (cobalamin) help break down homocysteine into beneficial amino...

Organs on a chip

I am not talking about a chip that you eat but rather an electronic chip about the size of a microscope slide. Researchers from Columbia Engineering and Columbia University Irving Medical Center found their inspiration in the human body and have developed the...

Factory Farming

In the U.S., 99% of meat comes from factory farming. By definition, factory farming is the intensive animal farming, livestock production or agriculture designed to maximize production, while minimizing costs. All that sounds good from a business perspective but not...