5 Ways Gut Bacteria Are Good for More Than Just Your Gut
A cup of yogurt with berries in it
August 29th, 2014
In your body, the bacteria cells outnumber the human cells, and in recent years, researchers have begun to pay more attention to these microbes and their impact on our health.
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Ebola Outbreak: Do Hazmat Suits Protect Workers, or Just Scare Everyone?
hazmat-suit
August 29th, 2014
Wearing full-body hazardous material suits around patients with the Ebola virus may be counterproductive to treating the disease, some researchers say. But other health experts, wary of wearing less protective gear, disagree.
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1 in 10 Packaged Foods Has Trans Fat
image shows a food label
August 28th, 2014
People may be consuming higher amounts of potentially harmful trans fat than they think, as a result of misleading food labels, according to a new study.
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Is Coconut Oil Good For You?
A coconut and a bottle of coconut oil
August 29th, 2014
Here's some advice from doctor about consuming coconut oil.
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Personalized Medicine Will Be 'One Size Fits Most' (Op-Ed)
Individual medical treatment
August 27th, 2014
Personalized medicine is the ability to tailor therapy to an individual patient so that, as it’s often put, the right treatment is given to the right patient at the right time. But just how personal is it?
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Ebola Drug 'ZMapp' Saves Infected Monkeys, Study Shows
An employee of the Public Health Agency of Canada works inside of the National Microbiology Laboratory's "level 4" lab, which is designed with safety measure required for working on the most deadly infectious organisms.
August 29th, 2014
A cocktail of three antibodies against the Ebola virus has successfully treated 18 infected monkeys, researchers reported today. The new results raise hope for the fight against the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
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Ebola Outbreak in Sierra Leone Began at a Funeral
Microscopic view of Ebola virus
August 28th, 2014
An extensive look at the genome of the Ebola virus reveals its behavior, when it arrived in West Africa and how it spread in the region to cause the largest-ever recorded Ebola outbreak.
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