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Award granted to Neem Biotech to develop antimicrobial intervention for chronic lung infections
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Medical News Today: 16:8 fasting diet actually works, study finds
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US toddlers are consuming too much sugar finds study
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WATCH: Foods with carbs and fats together make the brain light up more, study finds
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Foods with carbs and fats together make the brain light up more, study finds
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BPA can induce multigenerational effects on ability to communicate, mouse study shows
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Medical News Today: Early risers have lower risk of depression, study finds
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UK lifts immigration cap for medical workers amid shortages
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Study finds 'hidden harvest' in world's inland fisheries
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New study finds increase in use of alternative medicines among children
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Study finds less corruption in countries where more women are in government
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Checking China’s pollution by satellite
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Study finds drop in frequent use of ED after Affordable Care Act
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Study finds IV acetaminophen to be no more effective than oral counterpart for colectomy patients
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Caffeine could protect the heart by helping it make energy, mouse study finds
ABC NEWS The research builds on human studies that showed coffee has health benefits. 3 days
Toddlers consuming too much added sugar, study finds
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