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Apr 21, 2015 08:30 AM ET // Talal Al-Khatib
While allergies have frequently been mistakenly cited as a consequence of modern civilization, they have been around for thousands of years.
Apr 20, 2015 02:50 PM ET
South Korea appears to be facing an epidemic of thyroid cancer. But it's not because of an actual increase in the disease, only an increase in the number of people being screened for it.
Apr 16, 2015 12:31 PM ET
The placebo effect, where you can take something dopey like a sugar pill and somehow feel better, has baffled scientists ever since they've been aware of it. Would it surprise you to know the effect may not be in your head but in your genes?
Apr 16, 2015 07:21 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Ancient sources report that Julius Caesar (100-44 BC) had episodes of vertigo, dizziness and limb weakness.
Apr 15, 2015 12:50 PM ET
Treating brain tumors by feeding them polio? Injecting tumor victims with scorpion venom? Huh?! It may sound odd, but those are two quite serious new tumor-busting methods under study right now.
Apr 14, 2015 01:33 PM ET // Glenn McDonald
Ambient electronic music made from biological processes gives personal music a whole new meaning.
Apr 8, 2015 08:36 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
A new Canadian law regulates the homeopathy, but critics fear it legitimizes the disproven treatment. Continue reading →
Apr 6, 2015 11:45 AM ET // Lori Cuthbert
Overuse of antibiotics spells trouble for our ability to fight off common infections in 20 years, a grim new report says. Continue reading →
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