Stem cells: the future of medicine

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Imagine being able to take cells from your skin, transform them into other types of cells, such as lung, brain, heart or muscle cells,...

Research reveals potential target for alcohol liver disease

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Drinking too much alcohol can damage the liver, but investigators have discovered a protective response in the organ that might be targeted to help...

Penn Dental Medicine Study Shows Blocking Yeast-Bacteria Interaction May Help Target...

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Though most tooth decay can be blamed on bacteria, such as Streptococcus mutans, the fungus Candida albicans may be a joint culprit in an alarmingly common form...

Ana Sofía Varela, the UNAM scientist who is one of the...

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For her research on the use of carbon dioxide, Ana Sofía Varela Gasque, of the Institute of Chemistry (IQ) of the UNAM, was named...

Sunburn: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

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Though sunburn is often laughed off as a side effect of a leisurely visit to the beach or the pool, it can be quite...

Sugar and cancer: A surprise connection or 50-year cover-up?

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Most of us — me included — are partial to the occasional sweet treat. But we all know that large amounts of sugar aren't...

Multiple diabetes complications increase risk of hospital readmissions, research shows

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For patients with diabetes, one reason for hospitalization and unplanned hospital readmission is severe dysglycemia (uncontrolled hyperglycemia – high blood sugar, or hypoglycemia – low...

Research Review Recommends Eliminating Widely Ordered Blood Test for Diagnosing Heart...

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Researchers at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the Mayo Clinic have compiled peer-reviewed evidence and crafted a guideline designed to help...

You Don’t Need Sports Drinks To Stay Hydrated

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Christie Aschwanden’s new book, “Good to Go: What the Athlete in All of Us Can Learn from the Strange Science of Recovery,” is available...

Everything you need to know about colon cancer

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The colon, or large intestine, is where the body extracts water and salt from solid wastes. The waste then moves through the rectum and...