Monthly Archives: October 2016

Hookworms could help treat asthma

Research in asthma mouse models and human cells reveals how a protein secreted by hookworms may suppress airway inflammation in response to allergens. …read more

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Why Is There a Metallic Taste in My Mouth?

Learn about the origin, diagnosis, available treatments, and if there should be concern if an unexplained metallic taste is present in the mouth. …read more

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Study finds lack of benefit of cranberry in reducing urinary tract infections among older women

Among older women residing in nursing homes, administration of cranberry capsules compared with placebo resulted in no significant difference in presence of bacteriuria plus pyuria (presence of… …read more

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Should I Worry About a Tick Bite?

Learn what ticks are and how to recognize the signs and symptoms of a bite.
Can ticks transmit diseases? How can people prevent tick bites? …read more

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    From Presidential Politics to AIDS “Patient Zero,” America Loves a Scapegoat

From Presidential Politics to AIDS “Patient Zero,” America Loves a Scapegoat

After being asked by a number of editors to write something about the presidential election, today it struck me that I had finally found my angle on the whole thing. Like many Americans, I feel the current political conversation has strayed too far from the issues that have actual, practical effects on voters’ circumstances.
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