Targeting microbiome can help treat malnourished children

Healthy people need healthy microbiomes from an early age.

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  • 30 million children worldwide suffer from moderate acute malnutrition.
  • Lifelong problems from undernourishment include increased risks of diabetes and heart problems.
  • New research shows that targeting the microbiome could help malnourished children grow up healthy.
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We're creating pigs with human immune systems to study illness

Are "humanized" pigs the future of medical research?

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration requires all new medicines to be tested in animals before use in people. Pigs make better medical research subjects than mice, because they are closer to humans in size, physiology and genetic makeup.

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The COVID-19 pandemic has introduced a number of new behaviours into daily routines, like physical distancing, mask-wearing and hand sanitizing. Meanwhile, many old behaviours such as attending events, eating out and seeing friends have been put on hold.

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Move over Theragun, this DIY massage gun is only $60

Efficiently soothe your muscles with this AI-based DIY massager, on sale for over 70% off.

  • If working out or working from home is giving you body aches, a massage gun could make a world of a difference.
  • This easy-to-use device helps you get a DIY massage wherever and whenever you need it.
  • The Actigun Percussion Massager works with any budget, making it an excellent alternative to the popular Theragun.
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Why the capitalist market model destroys the safeguards of some professions

The neoliberal call for more 'choice', seems hard to resist.

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The young doctor was desperate. 'I need to talk to my patients,' she said, 'and give them time to ask questions."
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