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Something ‘very strange’ is occurring amid Europe’s second wave of infections

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Judge ordered parents to vaccinate newborn

Christine Flately AAP/Yahoo7 A judge ordered a mother and father take their newborn baby to hospital for urgent hepatitis B injections, despite the parents’ opposition to vaccinations. Brisbane Supreme Court Justice Jean Dalton made the order last year – but … Continue reading

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Study sheds new light on importance of human breast milk ingredient

Phyllis Picklesimer EurekAlert URBANA – A new University of Illinois study shows that human milk oligosaccharides, or HMO, produce short-chain fatty acids that feed a beneficial microbial population in the infant gut. Not only that, the bacterial composition adjusts as … Continue reading

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Bees ‘Self-Medicate’ When Infected With Some Pathogens

Science Daily Research from North Carolina State University shows that honey bees “self-medicate” when their colony is infected with a harmful fungus, bringing in increased amounts of antifungal plant resins to ward off the pathogen. “The colony is willing to … Continue reading

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Science research called ‘dysfunctional’

UPI WASHINGTON, March 27 (UPI) — The increasing number of retractions in scientific journals is a symptom of dysfunction in the world of biomedical research, a scientist told a U.S. committee. Ferric Fang, editor-in-chief of the journal Infection and Immunity, … Continue reading

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Genetics of Flu Susceptibility: Why the Flu Is Life-Threatening for Some, and Quite Mild for Others

Science Daily A genetic finding could help explain why influenza becomes a life-threating disease to some people while it has only mild effects in others. New research led by the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute has identified for the first time … Continue reading

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Possible causes of sudden onset OCD in kids broadened

Jules Asher EurekAlert Criteria for a broadened syndrome of acute onset obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) have been proposed by a National Institutes of Health scientist and her colleagues. The syndrome, Pediatric Acute-onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome (PANS), includes children and teens that … Continue reading

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Most sinus infections don’t require antibiotics

Ashley Mattys EurekAlert IDSA releases first rhinosinusitis guidelines, helps doctors distinguish between bacterial and viral cause.   EMBARGOED FOR MARCH 21, 2012, ARLINGTON, Va.] – The vast majority of sinus infections are caused by viruses and should not be treated … Continue reading

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Cancer cells send out the alarm on tumor-killing virus

Darrell E. Ward EurekAlert COLUMBUS, Ohio – Brain-tumor cells that are infected with a cancer-killing virus release a protein “alarm bell” that warns other tumor cells of the impending infection and enables them to mount a defense against the virus, … Continue reading

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Cancer patient died alone in hotel room after hospital sent him there to free up beds

Claire Bates Daily Mail A cancer patient died alone in a hotel room after he was moved there from hospital as part of his chemotherapy treatment. Ian Curtis, 39, was being treated for a type of blood cancer at the … Continue reading

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