Monthly Archives: June 2019

Garden snails may have secret weapons against aggressive bacteria

Researchers have discovered four previously unknown proteins in snail mucus, at least three of which have the potential to fight harmful bacteria. …read more

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    New Lab Matters: The promise and challenge of newborn screening in 2019

New Lab Matters: The promise and challenge of newborn screening in 2019

Newborn screening is a public health success story, ongoing for 56 years. On the one hand, new treatment and laboratory testing options open up the possibility of expanded screening panels. On the other hand, testing laboratories and follow-up providers are generally under-resourced and straining to keep pace with growing workloads. But as our feature […]

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Drug may slow development of type 1 diabetes

An experimental drug called teplizumab may delay development of type 1 diabetes in people at high risk for the disease …read more

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Asthma cases dropped when air pollution declined

Drops in outdoor air pollutants over a 21-year period in Southern California were associated with 20% fewer asthma diagnoses in children. …read more

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Artificial light during sleep linked to obesity

Women who slept with a television or light on were more likely to gain weight and develop obesity. The findings suggest that turning off lights at bedtime could help keep off extra pounds. …read more

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