OSU researchers discover the unicorn - seaweed that tastes like bacon!

OSU researchers have patented a new strain of a succulent red marine algae called dulse that grows extraordinarily quickly

Be Well Run, Walk N' Roll celebrates fifth year

Runners, race walkers and anyone looking for a brisk fall stroll are invited to participate in a 5-kilometer run/1-mile walk on Oct. 17 at Oregon State University. It is free and open to the public.

"Brain Breaks" increase activity, educational performance in elementary schools

An exercise DVD created by the Healthy Youth Program at the Linus Pauling Institute may help promote short exercise breaks in elementary school classrooms.

Concern grows over pet pills and products, as well as those of owners

A new survey will address the emerging problem of disposal of pharmaceutical and personal care products - for both humans and pets - that have the potential to harm watersheds.

Lipoic acid helps restore, synchronize the "biological clock"

Lipoic acid may have such a wide range of biological effects because it helps to restore more normal circadian rhythms, which often decline with age.

Findings point toward one of first therapies for Lou Gehrig's disease

Researchers are getting close to one of the first significant therapies ever known for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig's disease.

One in five older Americans take medications that work against each other

Many drugs taken by older Americans who have multiple health problems actually work against each other, and more work is needed to address this problem.

Low birth weight reduces ability to metabolize drugs

Pharmacy researchers have discovered that low birth weight may be a factor in how a person metabolizes drugs, and could have effects that last a lifetime.

Aging men: More uplifts, fewer hassles until the age of 65-70

A new study of how men approach their golden years found that how happy individuals are remains relatively stable, but dealing with “hassles” tends to get worse once you are about 65-70 years old.

More benefits emerging for one type of omega-3 fatty acid: DHA

Omega-3 fatty acids, particularly DHA, may have an even wider range of benefits that previously considered, new research suggests.

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