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Could your computer please be more polite? Thank you

PITTSBURGH–In a tense time when a pandemic rages, politicians wrangle for votes and protesters demand racial justice, a little politeness and courtesy go a long way. Now researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have developed an automated method for making communications more polite. Specifically, the method takes nonpolite directives or requests — those that use either… Read More »

High blood pressure: Adding these seeds to your meals could help lower your reading

High blood pressure is doing your health an injustice. But you have the power to help lower your reading. Which seeds may help you do just that? Researchers from the Faculty of Physical Therapy at Mahidol University, Thailand, conducted an experiment to investigate high blood pressure. A total of 30 people participated in the study… Read More »

Could a probiotic prevent or reverse Parkinson’s?

A new study using a roundworm model of Parkinson’s disease found that a probiotic bacterium could prevent, and in some cases reverse, toxic protein buildup. Misfolded alpha-synuclein proteins in the brain are the hallmark sign of Parkinson’s disease. Many experts believe that these toxic protein clumps lead to the progressive loss of brain cells that… Read More »