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Humans co-evolved with immune-related diseases — and it’s still happening

Some of the same mutations allowing humans to fend off deadly infections also make us more prone to certain inflammatory and autoimmune diseases, such as Crohn’s disease. In a Review published November 27 in the journal Trends in Immunology, researchers describe how ancestral origins impact the likelihood that people of African or Eurasian descent might… Read More »

CDC says it’s made a breakthrough in finding possible cause of deadly vaping illness

U.S. health officials finally have a potential breakthrough in the vaping illness outbreak that’s killed at least 39 people, narrowing in on vitamin E acetate as a “potential toxin of concern,” Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officials said Friday. The compound used in supplements, cosmetics and some vaping products was detected in all 29… Read More »

Science And Alternative Medicine Agree: It’s Probably Time You Try Acupuncture

The precise chronological origin of acupuncture as a medical procedure is unknown, but it’s thought to date back to as many as 3,000 years ago, in ancient China. Today it’s popular all around the world as a natural treatment for a variety of disorders and discomforts. In its ancient form, the process, which involves inserting… Read More »

Medical News Today: Letter from the Editor: It’s good to laugh

“Laughter is an instant vacation,” American comedian Milton Berle once said. After Medical News Today‘s annual summer party, I have to agree. The MNT editorial team had lots of fun at the annual summer party. In previous years, MNT‘s summer party events have included community gardening and a rocky, but joyous boat trip. This year,… Read More »