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E.coli Superbug Outbreak in Germany Due to Abuse of Antibiotics in Meat Production

E.coli Superbug Outbreak in Germany Due to Abuse of Antibiotics in Meat Production

The e.coli outbreak in Germany is raising alarm worldwide as scientists are now describing this particular strain of e.coli as “extremely aggressive and toxic.” Even worse, the strain is resistant to antibiotics, making it one of the world’s first widespread superbug food infections that’s racking up a noticeable body count while sickening thousands. Of course,...
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Migraines Linked to Faulty Genes: Study

Migraines Linked to Faulty Genes: Study

New research published in the journal Nature Medicine has shown a link between a faulty gene and migraines. Scientists hope that this discovery will lead to improved pain management treatments for sufferers, with possible benefits for pain treatment generally. The breakthrough involves a gene known as TRESK, thought to control the brain’s reaction to pain:...
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