Is the Cure for Superbugs Hiding Deep Under the Earth?

UNDERNEATH THIS CANADIAN FOREST IS AN EXPANSIVE NETWORK OF CAVES, THAT, UNTIL RECENTLY, HAS NEVER BEEN SEEN BY HUMANS. THESE RESEARCHERS ARE BRAVING PRECARIOUS AND CLAUSTROPHOBIC PASSAGEWAYS THIRTY […]

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How Toxoplasma Switches Between its Fast and Slow-Growing Forms

Toxoplasma gondii is a single-celled parasite that causes a disease called Toxoplasmosis. Infected cats can give the disease to humans when they shed cysts containing the parasite. Toxoplasma […]

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Staying Healthy On the Go with Diabetes

My job requires I travel quite a bit. I do about 100,000 miles a year. It’s tempting sometimes on the road to sort of decide that the rules […]

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Mariam Ghani: understanding illness through metaphors | Contagious Cities

MARIAM GHANI: Contagious Cities is a multi-city project organised by Wellcome, and it is crossing New York, Hong Kong and Geneva and includes artist commissions in all three […]

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Batten Disease | Living With Childhood Dementia

As a physician my passion is neurodevelopmental disorders and that’s why I came into batten disease the most common cause of childhood dementia. When a child with batten […]

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Detect and prevent Alzheimer’s disease before memory loss | Bernard Hanseeuw | TEDxUCLouvain

Translator: Gabriella Patricola Reviewer: David DeRuwe AD. Alzheimer’s disease. Each time I give this diagnosis to one of my patients, I feel like I’m giving them a death […]

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You’re Too Clean, and It’s Messing With Your Immune System

Washing your hands may be the best way to keep from getting sick, but in some ways, DIRT does a body good. We’ve all been taught that dirt […]

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What is Gestational Diabetes?

DR. RODGERS: Being pregnant can give women joy like nothing else. But, for some, it can lead to gestational diabetes. Hi, I’m Dr. Griffin Rodgers, director of the […]

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World first as artificial neurons developed to cure chronic diseases

We are building artificial neurons out of silicon, they behave identically to biological neurons. More specifically, we have constructed silicon models of hypo compiled neurons and respiratory neurons […]

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