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Using archival documents, a new report published online by JAMA Internal Medicine examines the sugar

Using archival documents, a new report published online by JAMA
Internal Medicine
examines the sugar industry’s role in
coronary heart disease research and suggests the industry sponsored
research to influence…

This is a magnetic resonance image (MRI) of the fetal brain in a Zika virus infected primate. The large white region is abnormal and indicates an accumulation of fluid in the brain.For the first time, abnormal brain development following a Zika infection during pregnancy has been documented experimentally in the offspring of a non-human primate.

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This year, the U.S. reported for the first time that a patient had
been infected by bacteria resistant to colistin, an antibiotic of
last resort. The announcement followed several years…

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Current smokers experienced steeper FEV1 decline than former smokers.Acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or
COPD, are associated with significant long-term lung function loss,
according to research published online, ahead of print in the
American Thoracic Society’s…

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More people are eating gluten-free, although the prevalence of celiac disease appears to have remained stable in recent years, according to an article published online by JAMA Internal Medicine.

(L-R) Andrea Pavia-Jimenez, Qurratulain Yousuf, Jenny Chang, James Brugarolas, Alana Christie, Min Kim, Haley Hill, Allison Joyce, Payal Kapur.A new class of drugs called HIF-2 inhibitors is more effective and
better tolerated than the standard of care drug sunitinib in
treating kidney cancer, researchers with the Kidney Cancer…

Although the causes of Alzheimer’s disease are still unknown, it is
clear that the disease commences with progressive amyloid
deposition in the brains of affected persons between ten and fifteen…

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Professor Markus Heilig and Dr. Estelle Barbier, 
Center for Social and Affective Neuroscience (CSAN) at Linköping University, Sweden.A research group under the leadership of Linköping University
Professor Markus Heilig has identified an enzyme whose production
is turned off in nerve cells of the frontal lobe when alcohol…

28 Aug 2016: The Mediterranean diet is associated with a reduced
risk of death in patients with a history of cardiovascular disease,
according to results from the observational Moli-sani study…

This image shows the progression of lesions and tissue resorption in planarians when exposed to pathogenic bacteria. The normal animal is to the left, while the middle animal displays a characteristic head lesion, and the animal on the right has already lost its head to bacterial infection.Researchers at the Stowers Institute have established a definitive link between the makeup of the microbiome, the host immune response, and an organism’s ability to heal itself.

Dr. Tobias Brügmann Philipp Sasse of the Institute of Physiology I at the University of Bonn.A research team from the University of Bonn has succeeded for the
first time in using light stimuli to stop life-threatening cardiac
arrhythmia in mouse hearts. Furthermore, as shown in…

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Soccer is an increasingly popular sport in the United States, both
professionally and recreationally, with over 3 million registered
soccer players under 19 years of age playing in leagues every…

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Dana-Farber Cancer Institute investigators, led by Dr. Wayne Marasco, report they have discovered a type of immune antibody that can rapidly evolve to neutralize a wide array of influenza virus strains -- including those the body hasn't yet encountered.Farber Cancer Institute investigators report they have discovered a
type of immune antibody that can rapidly evolve to neutralize a
wide array of influenza virus strains – including those the…

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University of Oregon researchers have found links between the levels of antimicrobial chemicals and antibiotic-resistance genes in the dust of an aging building used for athletics and academics.

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Dr. Craig Crandall, Professor of Internal Medicine.Using electric fans to relieve high levels of heat and humidity may, surprisingly, have the opposite effect for seniors, a study by UT Southwestern Medical Center heart specialists suggests.

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A new Cochrane Review, published in the Cochrane Library
today and presented at the ERS International Congress, has found
evidence from randomised trials, that taking an oral vitamin D supplement…

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Study author Dr. Kamran Khan of St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto said that identifying where and when populations would be most susceptible to local transmission of Zika virus could help inform public health decisions about the use of finite resources.Parts of Africa and the Asia-Pacific region may be vulnerable to
outbreaks of the Zika virus, including some of the world’s most
populous countries and many with limited resources to…

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Patients with cancer have heightened risks of unintentional and intentional injuries during the diagnostic process, reveal findings from a large study published by The BMJ today.

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A test that can detect Parkinson’s disease in the early stages of the illness has moved a step closer.

A new study suggests gaps exist in the treatment of depression with
many individuals who screen positive for the mental health disorder
not receiving treatment, according to an article published…

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Hengli Tang is a professor of biological science at Florida State University.A team of researchers from Florida State University, Johns Hopkins
University and the National Institutes of Health has found existing
drug compounds that can both stop Zika from replicating in…

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