Health & Medicine

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    Vitamin E targets dangerous inflammation

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    Immune cells rush to gut in food allergy

    In mice, allergic reactions to food coincide with an accumulation of white blood cells called eosinophils in the small intestine.

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    Gene linked to aggressive prostate cancer

    A gene that is more active in prostate cancer tumors from African-American men than in tumors from white men may help explain why prostate cancer is both more common and more aggressive in African Americans.

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    Synthetic enzyme wards off side effects

    A synthetic enzyme that lowers blood pressure and causes blood vessels to constrict shows promise for treating skin and kidney cancers that have spread throughout the body.

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    Gene variant linked to early puberty

    A highly active version of a gene for faster testosterone metabolism is also associated with early breast development—by the age of 9.5 years—in girls.

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    A different GI link to colon cancers

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    Urine tests can foretell bladder cancers

    U.S. and Chinese researchers find that two unconventional urine tests can often predict when a person is developing bladder cancer even before tumors appear.

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    Blood Relatives

    After decades of research, several companies are about to release the first line of artificial blood products.

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    Breathing on the Edge

    Researchers are exploring how both sea-level lowlanders and high-altitude natives cope with low oxygen levels.

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    Chocolate-science news

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    Veggies prevent cancer through key protein

    An international team of researchers has identified a protein that helps compounds in some vegetables prevent cancer.

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    Study reveals male link to preeclampsia

    Men who were born of mothers who had the pregnancy complication preeclampsia are roughly twice as likely to father a child through preeclamptic pregnancy than are men who were born of mothers who had a normal pregnancy.

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