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Does ‘brain plasticity’ explain why these people can still smell, despite not having olfactory bulbs?

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Doctors there say they’ve found people who can smell just as well as anyone else, despite missing the key area ...
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‘Holy grail of medicine’: Experimental drug promises to stop flu in its tracks—if it works in humans

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We might be inching closer to a holy grail of medicine: an incredibly effective flu-killing drug that the virus can’t ...
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Two copies of a gene from only a single parent—This ‘genetic quirk’ may not be as rare as we thought

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A supposedly rare genetic quirk might be more common than we think, according to new research out [October 10]. The ...
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Evolution in motion: Before birth, human fetuses develop—and then lose—lizard-like body parts

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The evolutionary journey of any species is littered with detours and dead-ends. Humans, for instance, have vestigial body parts that ...
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Something new to worry about: Mosquito-borne brain-infecting EEE virus may be fueled by warming climate

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Health officials in several states [have] reported more cases and deaths linked to the Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) virus. The ...
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Promising immunotherapy drug to treat peanut allergies may be approved although 10% of study subjects had serious side effects

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On [September 13], a panel of experts assembled by the Food and Drug Administration voted that the agency should approve a drug ...
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‘Especially deadly’ mosquito-spread virus kills 3 Americans so far this year

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Rhode Island health officials reported that a resident had died after contracting the Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) virus. The death marks the ...
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Thanks to IVF, 73-year-old Indian woman just became the ‘oldest new mother ever documented’

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An Indian woman named Erramatti Mangayamma has seemingly made history by becoming the oldest new mother ever documented. Her doctors ...
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How the brains of different dog breeds have evolved to meet our needs

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As humans have gone, so have their canine companions. But a new study shows the subtle ways our long-lasting partnership ...
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Breakthrough could help us understand why some tick bites cause bizarre red meat allergies

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Scientists at the University of Virginia have seemingly come closer to unraveling the mystery behind a strange red meat allergy ...
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Have scientists discovered a new pain-processing organ under our skin?

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It’s not common that researchers discover what could be an entirely new part of the human body. But a team ...
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‘Rare and unsettling’: Young woman had undeveloped ‘twin’ in her abdomen for 17 years

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A young woman in India unknowingly lived with one of the rarest and most unsettling medical conditions for nearly two ...
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Deep dive into US stem cell clinics gives reason to worry about ‘unsafe or useless treatments’

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Medical clinics that provide largely unregulated stem cell treatments are popping up all over the U.S. But a new study ...
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Sleep easy: Late-night surfing on your smartphone unlikely to damage your internal clock

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People who only occasionally fall down an internet rabbit hole on their smartphones late at night might be able to ...
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Amputees could ‘feel’ again with innovative prosthetic arm

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For people who have lost a hand or arm, prosthetics may restore some functioning, but not the sense of touch ...
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‘Do not waste your money’: Most heart-healthy supplements won’t cut your disease risk, study shows

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There are lots of things you can do to keep your heart healthy and hopefully live longer. But a new ...
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Herbal remedy kratom linked to seizures, addiction and deaths

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The herbal remedy kratom, often touted as an alternative treatment for opioid withdrawal or chronic pain, is in for more ...
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FDA warns kratom sellers to stop making unproven claims about chronic pain, opioid addiction benefits

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The Food and Drug Administration is still pressing down hard on kratom—the plant treatment that adherents say has helped them ...
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Recently discovered Salmonella strain could render some infections ‘simply untreatable’

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Scientists at North Carolina State University say they’ve discovered disease-causing Salmonella bacteria in the U.S. that can resist one of ...
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Tired of being a night owl? You may be able to trick your body into changing its ways

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If you envy people who wake up with the Sun, but you can’t seem to get to bed until well ...
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Marijuana compound CBD could help people fight opioid addiction

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A new study out [May 21] is the latest to suggest that cannabis—or at least a key ingredient of it—might ...
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Should you freeze your sperm? The biological clock is ticking for men, too

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Women face the brunt of societal pressure to have children before a certain age, but a new study concludes that ...
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Chasing the ‘perplexing’ link between appendectomies and Parkinson’s disease

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New research has found a perplexing, though relatively small link between the devastating neurological illness Parkinson’s disease and having your ...
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When meditation goes wrong: Some people find it distressing, survey shows

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One of the most stereotypical relaxing things to do—meditation—may actually cause distress for some people, according to the findings of ...
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Reproducibility crisis: Is scientific research ‘fundamentally flawed’?

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A new report released [May 2019] by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine is weighing in on a contentious debate ...
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Social skills in people with autism could be improved through 2 new drug treatments

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New research seems to show encouraging progress in helping treat the complex neurodevelopmental disorder autism. Two unrelated clinical trials, involving ...
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Chronic fatigue syndrome could soon be diagnosed with a blood test

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Researchers at Stanford University and elsewhere say they’ve taken an important step in potentially helping people with a barely understood ...
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Pot-smoking study suggests CBD plays key role in protecting a stoned brain

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Cannabidiol—the ingredient of cannabis that doesn’t make you high, commonly called CBD—might be the angel to THC’s devil, a new ...
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