Brain inflammation in veterans with Gulf War illness

In a new discovery, researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) have detected widespread inflammation in the brains of veterans diagnosed with Gulf War Illness (GWI)….

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10,000 steps a day: Not a magical formula for preventing weight gain

For years now, 10,000 steps a day has become the gold standard for people trying to improve their health — and recent research shows some…

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Traveling Overseas? Consider Getting Insurance.

If you are planning an international trip, you should consider getting travel insurance to cover yourself against accidents or illness while you’re abroad. Even if…

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5 Things You Should Know About Epilepsy

Epilepsy is common, but how much do you know about it? Get the facts about this condition! Epilepsy is a brain disorder that causes repeated…

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Staying Healthy on a Cruise

Don’t risk spoiling your cruise vacation with an unexpected illness. Follow these tips for a safe and healthy cruise vacation. For many people, a cruise…

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Bacteriophages may play a role in childhood stunting… and be able to help treat it

New research spearheaded by McGill University has discovered that bacteriophages (viruses that infect bacteria) found in the intestinal tracts of children may play a role…

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Antibiotics discovered that kill bacteria in a new way

A new group of antibiotics with a unique approach to attacking bacteria has been discovered, making it a promising clinical candidate in the fight against…

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Children’s fingertip injuries could signal abuse

Many children who suffer fingertip injuries have been abused, according to a Rutgers study. The researchers found that children who had a documented history of…

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