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Vitamin D and fish oil don’t prevent loss of kidney function in adults with type 2 diabetes, a clinical study shows.
Inserted in the human genome thousands of years ago, the genes can produce viral proteins without activating the whole virus.
Presence of a modified protein identifies tumors that seem unharmful but actually are dangerous and require intensive care.
The bacterium, Campylobacter coli, is one of the most common causes of diarrheal illness. New strains resist two drugs commonly used in treatment.
Large, mobile gene clusters protect against a type of toxic attack by rival bacteria.
UW Medicine and Kaiser Permanente researchers to study whether degenerative eye diseases offer clues to who will develop Alzheimer’s.
Scientists find 19 variations suggestive of positive selection, and likely introduced in prehistoric times through interbreeding with Neanderthals or Denisovans.
Skin expresses its own photoreceptors using a previously mysterious member of the opsin gene family, neuropsin.
An Amazon Echo or Google Home device can use white noise to soothe sleeping babies and detect breathing abnormalities.
Investigators hope leading-edge scientific studies will translate into therapies for difficult-to-treat skeletal muscle disorders, as well as heart muscle damage