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Gluten free diets are all the rage—here’s why that could be a bad thing

Gluten-free diets are all the rage, even though only a tiny fraction of us are susceptible to celiac-linked reactions. But ...
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Can we reduce schizophrenia risk with prenatal supplements?

Schizophrenia has a clear genetic basis, but genes don't tell the whole story. The other factors that determine whether or ...
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Absence of a ‘smoking gun’ pathogen has stymied efforts to solve AFM mystery illness paralyzing children

What some are calling an "unprecedented mystery respiratory illness" is being reported in the Rockies and across the Midwest. Contributing ...
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Synthetic biologists developing cells programmed to target, destroy cancer

Synthetic biology might be ready to graduate from cells engineered to perform only one task to multiple cells in a ...
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Why Americans respond to drug placebos more than any other nationality

Remarkably the placebo effect--a fake treatment in which a person taking an inactive substance like sugar, water or saline solution ...