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Air pollution may contribute to Alzheimer’s and dementia risk – here’s...

Jiu-Chiuan Chen, University of Southern California Alzheimer’s disease is the most common cause of dementia. It slowly destroys memory, thinking and behaviors, and eventually the...

The spooky and dangerous side of black licorice

Bill Sullivan, Indiana University Black licorice may look and taste like an innocent treat, but this candy has a dark side. On Sept. 23, 2020,...

How an Alberta researcher’s discovery of hepatitis C led to the...

John Bergeron, McGill University This year, the Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine was awarded to virologists Harvey J. Alter and Charles M. Rice and...

More dengue fever and less malaria – mosquito control strategies may...

Jason Rasgon, Pennsylvania State University As it becomes too warm for comfort, the Anopheles mosquitoes that transmit malaria may lose the battle against climate change...

Live bacteria spray is showing promise in treating childhood eczema

Ian Myles, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Here’s a shorthand way to think of my research: Using bugs as drugs may one day...

CRISPR can help combat the troubling immune response against gene therapy

Samira Kiani, University of Pittsburgh One of the major challenges facing gene therapy - a way to treat disease by replacing a patient’s defective genes...

Does coronavirus linger in the body? What we know about how...

William Petri, University of Virginia As millions of people are recovering from COVID-19, an unanswered question is the extent to which the virus can “hide...

Stella Immanuel’s theories about the relationship between demons, illness and sex...

Brandon W. Hawk, Rhode Island College President Donald Trump has a new favorite doctor. On July 27, the president and his son Donald Trump, Jr. tweeted...

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Abortion freedom of speech battle heading to the Supreme Court

Robert A. Sedler, Wayne State University Whether you’re for abortion or against – can the state force you to say anything about it? What about...