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Licorice is a hot trend in hot flashes, but could interact with medications

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Licorice roots have a flavorful history, having been used in ancient Egyptian teas and in traditional Chinese medicines, all the way to today as a flavoring agent and candy. And some women now take licorice extracts as supplements to treat menopausal symptoms. But scientists caution that licorice could pose a health risk by interacting with medications.

Sopping up sunblock from oceans to save coral reefs

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Coral reefs can’t seem to catch a break. Not only are rising temperatures wreaking havoc with their environment, but emerging evidence suggests that a certain sunblock component is a coral killer. Now, researchers have developed a biodegradable bead that can soak up the sunblock ingredient, oxybenzone, like a thirsty sea sponge.

New vaccine could someday fight the effects of opioid combinations

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Substance abuse is a continuing problem in the US, to the point of being an ‘epidemic.’ Treatments exist, but far too often patients relapse with devastating impacts on themselves and those around them. Now, scientists report that they have made progress toward a vaccine against the effects of fentanyl, a synthetic opioid, in combination with heroin.

Clay-based antimicrobial packaging keeps food fresh

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Sometimes it seems as if fresh food goes bad in the blink of an eye. Consumers are left feeling frustrated, turning to cheaper, processed foods. Now scientists report that they developed a packaging film coated with clay nanotubes containing an antibacterial essential oil. The film prevents over ripening and microbial growth, improving the shelf life of perishables.

What is DSMES?

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DSMES stands for Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support. It’s an important tool that can help prevent diabetes complications.  DSMES incorporates lifestyle changes designed to help people with prediabetes delay, or even prevent, progression to diabetes. Read more

Energized fabrics could keep soldiers warm and battle-ready in frigid climates

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Soldiering in arctic conditions is tough. Protective clothing can be heavy and can cause overheating and sweating, while hands and feet can grow numb. To keep military personnel more comfortable, scientists are trying to create high-tech fabrics that heat up when powered and that capture sweat. These fabrics could conceivably be used in future consumer clothing.