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Deadly Legionella bacteria found to proliferate at car washes, where they can become airborne and be inhaled

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(Natural News) According to a recent report, two gentlemen from Italy have been infected with Legionnaires’ disease at a car wash in two separate incidences. The two individuals were exposed to contaminated water spray and while this might seem shocking, experts say that these incidences aren...

Vitamin D may accelerate muscle repair when combined with olive oil, according to new study

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Seniors who are socially active through volunteering, working or caring for grandchildren are significantly healthier, according to study

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Europe Saw Fourfold Increase In Measles Cases In 2017

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In 2017, the disease affected 21,315 people, compared to 5,273 in 2016. Last year, 35 people died in Europe because of measles. The World Health Organization says unvaccinated people are a factor.(Image credit: Lucy Nicholson/Reuters)

From Blue Lights to Gene Therapy: The Intriguing History of Crigler-Najjar Syndrome

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0000-0002-8715-2896 Seeing Crigler-Najjar syndrome among this week’s news releases announcing upcoming gene therapy clinical trials conjured immediate images of an Amish farmhouse with a spooky blue glow emanating from an upstairs bedroom, where a small

The Immortal Jellyfish

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Society has long misunderstood these spineless swimmers. Now they could unlock the keys to regeneration.

Researchers identify gene mutation that can trigger lymphoblastic leukemia

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Two medical researchers from the Children's Hospital of Michigan and the Wayne State University School of Medicine have published the results of a nearly 10-year investigation that identified a key gene mutation that can trigger acute lymphoblastic leukemia, or ALL, and several other types of can...

Surgeon proposes human head transplant operation as soon as 2017

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Sergio Canavero of the Turin Advanced Neuromodulation Group in Italy is presenting his proposal to use brain-dead organ donors to test a head-transplant techniqueAds from Inoreader:Remove ads • Advertise with Inoreader

Surviving 42 Minutes Underwater…How Boy Beat the Odds

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A teenager in Italy recently beat some incredible odds when he survived for 42 minutes underwater, according to news reports.

The Plagues Of May: Rubella Wiped From Americas, No You Don't Have Poop In Your Beard, And More

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The Month In Plagues: Rubella Wiped From The Americas, No You Don’t Have Poop In Your Beard, And More

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Your monthly roundup of infestations, contagions, and controls from around the web. In outbreak news: On May 9th, Liberia announced it was Ebola-free, which is great news.

Study examines association of genetic variants with cognitive impairment

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Individually rare but collectively common intermediate-size copy number variations may be negatively associated with educational attainment, according to a study in the May 26 issue of JAMA. Copy number variations (CNVs) are regions of the genome that differ in the number of segments of DNA.

North American ragweed to bring autumn allergy misery to Europe

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Ragweed pollen is the bane of many lives in the US, and climate change could help the plant become much more common in Europe by 2050Ads from Inoreader:Remove ads • Advertise with Inoreader

How our gut changes across the life course

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This image shows the epithelial lining of the gut. Scientists and clinicians on the Norwich Research Park have carried out the first detailed study of how our intestinal tract changes as we age, and how this determines our overall health.

Artificial Trachea Researcher Found Guilty of Misconduct

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An independent investigator says that the surgeon misrepresented the truth in papers about artificial trachea transplants.Ads from Inoreader:Remove ads • Advertise with Inoreader
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Are you going too far in your quest to keep well?

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Feel perpetually guilty that you're not doing enough to stay healthy? Wellness is all the rage – but we don't really know what it is. That's got to change

Pricey new hepatitis C and cancer drugs make Essential Medicines List

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An expert committee for the World Health Organization updates influential guide

Brain’s grid cells could navigate a curvy world

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If we ever need to flee a dying Earth on curved space islands — as humanity was forced to do in 'Interstellar' — our brains will adapt with ease, a new mathematical analysis suggests.Ads from Inoreader:Remove ads • Advertise with Inoreader
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Team discovers how aspirin fights cancer

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Taking aspirin reduces a person's risk of colorectal cancer, but the molecular mechanisms involved have remained unknown until a recent discovery by The Hormel Institute, University of Minnesota.Ads from Inoreader:Remove ads • Advertise with Inoreader
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UV radiations: NONO helps to mend the damage

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A new molecular mechanism whereby human cells protect their genome from the detrimental effect of UV radiations has been discovered by researchers. NONO is a multifunctional protein involved in melanoma development and progression, in the cellular response to UV radiations.

Improving the effect of HIV drugs by the use of a vaccine

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A vaccine containing a protein necessary for virus replication can boost an HIV-infected patient's immune system, according to clinical research. This boost can result in increased effectiveness of antiretroviral drugs.