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Medical News Today: Type 2 diabetes: Intermittent fasting may raise risk
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Cell motility mystery cracked—the protein that re-charges the cell's motility machinery revealed
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MNT A new study investigates the effect of diet on the symptoms of osteoarthritis. They found that small changes could relieve pain and reduce damage. 3 days
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UC San Diego scientists discover gene that helps prevent neurodegenerative diseases
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FDA allows KU Medical Center to begin clinical trial of novel cellular therapy for HR/SR aGvHD
NEWS MEDICAL The University of Kansas Medical Center announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has cleared... 4 days
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