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Scientists have found that weight-loss surgery has a dramatic effect on type 2 diabetes and can even eliminate symptoms. Now, researchers are attempting to find out what is behind this diabetes “cure” and are even looking for alternative ways to mimic the surgery’s results.
Studying the early stages of tuberculosis infection could help scientists figure out new ways to tackle the disease.
Pigs cough up a mish-mashed flu virus, something scientists saw coming for years.
The New York City Department of Transportation offers school kids from neighborhoods with high rates of traffic accidents a crash course in navigating sidewalks, crosswalks and seat belts.
A recent Ebola Reston outbreak among pigs in the Philippines is cause for concern among some scientists.
While concussions can be insidiously dangerous for high school football players, young athletes are sometimes hardheaded about their safety. A group in Boston pushes for widespread education on the issue.
Ellery Tarife provides healthcare for New York City’s hard-to-reach homeless population by staying mobile.
A new study adds weight to the link between IVF and some birth defects, but much remains unexplained.
An EMT goes from ambulance runs to the derby track.
Overbidding out of fear can lead to a fast trip to the poorhouse.