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Patient death prompts new rules for fecal transplants: ‘Why weren’t these guidelines already in place?’

NBC News | 
In June [2019], after a patient died and another was sickened from a fecal transplant that contained drug-resistant bacteria, the ...

Scientists successfully test three different Zika vaccines on monkeys

NBC News | 
The race to develop a safe and effective vaccine against the Zika virus got one step closer [on August 4], ...

Rare mutation may explain Tourette syndrome

NBC News | 
A rare genetic mutation that disrupts the production of histamine may help researchers unravel the mystery that surrounds Tourette syndrome ...
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