Disease

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What’s the Deal with Antibiotic Resistance?

“A post-antibiotic era means, in effect, an end to modern medicine as we know…


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You Got Your Heart From Your Mother

Heart disease risk begins in the womb, according to a new study. A new research…


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Taking the Battle of the Sexes to Heart

The fight over sex discrimination is often waged in the courtroom or political…


Blocking Hormone Uptake Burns More Fat

Fat is not just fat. In other words, fat is not just a collection of energy…


Photo of a cheerful young woman, still playful at bedtime, trowing pillow in the air.

Why a Slumber Party is the Best Way to Party this Year

It’s a new year and we are all set to leave behind our old habits and turn over…


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Animals at Your Doctor's Office? One Health, One Solution

Fast forward a decade or two. You walk into a hospital waiting room and quickly…


When Pathogens Collaborate - Research in Brief

Have you ever thought about what could happen if microbes in your body joined…


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The Evolution of Allergies, or What Doesn't Kill You...

“That which does not kill us makes us stronger” – Friedrich…


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What You Should Know about Oxidative Damage and Stress

The last two posts I wrote had a unifying theme: oxidative damage. The first…


How Your Gut Microbiome Unlocks the High Fiber Diet

Investigation into the function and evolution of the human microbiome, our ‘old…