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Considering using green tea extract, guar gum or acupuncture to lose weight? Think twice, studies show

Considering using green tea extract, guar gum or acupuncture to lose weight? Think twice, studies show

Yasemin Nicola Sakay | 
A new comprehensive study published in the journal Obesity on June 23 has found that dietary supplements do not result in ...
Detecting COVID-19 with a one-second test? It’s now possible

Detecting COVID-19 with a one-second test? It’s now possible

Tony Hicks | 
A group of scientists from the United States and Taiwan say they have developed a test that can detect whether ...
Vitamin D supplements do not reduce COVID risk, genetic study of people of European ancestry suggests

Vitamin D supplements do not reduce COVID risk, genetic study of people of European ancestry suggests

Shawn Radcliffe | 
[A] new genetic study suggests that giving people extra vitamin D may not protect against coronavirus infection or COVID-19. In ...
COVID-19 Variant Handbook: How many there are and which vaccines effectively protect against them

COVID-19 Variant Handbook: How many there are and which vaccines effectively protect against them

Cameron White, Jill Seladi-Schulman | 
As the pandemic has progressed, new coronavirus variants have been detected around the world. Some that you may have heard ...
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Don’t get your hopes up for finding your genetic soul mate

Casey Hollis | 
Some online dating sites rely on a mathematical algorithm to match people. Others are based on pure physical attraction and ...

23andMe pushes on with genetic research

Kristen Fischer | 
Researchers have gained more insight into the genetic risk factors for asthma with hay fever thanks to consumer genetic testing ...

Alzheimers gene data a windfall for patients and researchers

Heather Kathryn Ross | 
This week, the Alzheimer’s Association announced a plan to make gene sequencing data available to dementia researchers around the globe. Meanwhile, a ...
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