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How the smell of disease can affect healthy people

Disease can affect an individual’s bodily odor. New research investigates to what extent this change in smell may impact groups that share a living space. …read more

By |September 24th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

What does your ‘microbiome cloud’ say about you?

An innovative study takes the first in-depth look at the chemicals, creatures, and particles that enter our personal space every single day: our exposome. …read more

By |September 24th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

What causes yellow stool?

A range of situations and conditions can cause yellow stool. In most cases, yellow stool is due to what a person eats. It may also have an underlying medical cause, such as problems with the pancreas, liver, or gallbladder. Learn more in this article. …read more

By |September 21st, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments|
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    Improving newborn sickle cell screening in Africa: ‘We can affect change there just like we did in the US’

Improving newborn sickle cell screening in Africa: ‘We can affect change there just like we did in the US’

by Kim Krisberg
In the US, nearly all children born with sickle cell disease survive into adulthood. Across the globe in sub-Saharan Africa, more than half of babies born with the genetic condition don’t survive until their fifth birthdays.
A major reason for the stark disparity is the region’s lack of newborn screening capacity, which allows […]

By |September 21st, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

Fighting brain cancer with the Zika virus

Scientists have found some surprising common ground between the Zika virus and brain cancer. They hope that a Zika vaccine may help combat glioblastoma. …read more

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