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Gluten: Friend, foe or just a fad?

Gluten: Friend, foe or just a fad?

For healthy people, doctors warn that gluten-free may not be worth the hype

By | Posted March 12, 2014

Best in show?

Best in show?

Why diseases plague purebred dogs and how breeders, owners and genetics can help

By | Posted February 10, 2014

Is the brain hard-wired for pain?

Is the brain hard-wired for pain?

Analysis of white matter sheds new light on chronic pain

By | Posted November 4, 2013

Building our genetic identity [Image Credit: epsos.de via flickr]

Do our genetic profiles define us?

Four views on genetic identity and privacy

By | Posted October 2, 2013

A raw deal

A raw deal

Tracking the way leafy greens spread disease

By | Posted March 28, 2013

Visualizing the very end

Visualizing the very end

A group of doctors advocates use of videos in advance care planning

By | Posted March 24, 2013

Q&A: The globalization of infectious disease

Q&A: The globalization of infectious disease

Science writer David Quammen talks about his new book “Spillover”

By | Posted November 23, 2012

The smokeless stove

The smokeless stove

A partnership between academics and designers in New York City has produced a stove that could reduce child deaths in Africa

By | Posted May 22, 2012

Coffee - a cause for concern or a cure?

Coffee – a cause for concern or a cure?

With 1.6 million new cases of type two diabetes each year, how much coffee should we really be drinking?

By | Posted February 26, 2012

A Modern Plague

A Modern Plague

An encounter with MRSA, the scourge of the health care world

By | Posted January 4, 2012

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