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Genes that Aided Black Death Survival Linked to Autoimmunity
A new study points to repercussions of the Medieval pandemic for the health of modern humans.
Genes that Aided Black Death Survival Linked to Autoimmunity
Genes that Aided Black Death Survival Linked to Autoimmunity

A new study points to repercussions of the Medieval pandemic for the health of modern humans.

A new study points to repercussions of the Medieval pandemic for the health of modern humans.

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Phages Treat Gut Inflammation in Mice
Andy Carstens | Aug 4, 2022 | 5 min read
Mixtures of viruses that attack inflammatory bowel disease–causing bacteria in mice also survive the digestive tract and are well-tolerated in humans, a study finds.
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Curious Cure: Human Waste
Kendall Powell | Aug 12, 2019 | 8 min read
Studies point to the life-saving record of fecal transplants for patients infected with C. diff, despite a recent death. Doctors are now testing the procedure for other conditions.
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Three Studies Track People’s Microbiomes Through Health and Disease
Emma Yasinski | May 29, 2019 | 5 min read
The second phase of the Human Microbiome Project reports on microbial composition in prediabetes, inflammatory bowel disease, and pregnancy.
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