A medical journal's look back on a new year a century ago reveals past accomplishments and issues with which modern medicine continues to grapple.
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Like wine, chocolate carries the taste of the environment where the cacao beans were grown, according to food historian and author Francine Segan.
The inventions and discoveries of Nobel Prize winners often make huge contributions to society, but many of the laureates don't actually financially benefit from their discoveries.
Brain cells of Parkinson's disease patients experience a shutdown of their energy powerhouses, the mitochondria.
Ancient Nubians may have brewed an antibiotic with their beer, which scientists can attested tasted like a sour porridge.
Medical interpretations are subjective and so experts could side with the defense in malpractice suits.