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How Science is Solving Health Issues at All Stages of Life

Health issues hit us in different ways at different stages of life, states an article by Chelsea Leu for www.wired.com. Age 0-12: Allergies: Epicutaneous immunotherapy skin patch used to desensitize patients from life threatening food allergies. Autism: Scientists developed a method for analyzing brain connectivity in babies’ MRIs Hearing: Machine-learning algorithm that parses babies’ MRIs […]

April 2018 Alcohol Awareness Month – Loving your Liver

How does alcohol affect your liver? Your liver can usually handle small amounts of alcohol occasionally but it can only handle a certain amount at a given time. “When alcohol reaches the liver, it produces a toxic enzyme called acetaldehyde which can damage liver cells and cause permanent scarring, as well as harm to the […]

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