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People Who Use Marijuana For Gut Inflammation Might Actually Be on to Something

The first evidence is in.<p>A new study shows that molecules involved in our bodies' processing of cannabis, called endocannabinoids, may have the …

Immune System

Electronic Patch Seeded with Patient's Own Heart Cells for Advanced Monitoring, Treatment of Cardiac Conditions

Over the past few years we’ve covered a number of electronic patches designed to be biocompatible with the human body to allow for long-term …

Predicting the sequence specificities of DNA- and RNA-binding proteins by deep learning.

2015 Aug;33(8):831-8. doi: 10.1038/nbt.3300. Epub 2015 Jul 27.<p>11] Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Toronto, Toronto, …

Infection experts warn of more U.S. superbug cases in coming months

NEW YORK (Reuters) - After two confirmed U.S. cases of a superbug that thwarts a last-resort antibiotic, infectious disease experts say they expect more cases in coming months because the bacterial gene behind it is likely far more widespread than previously believed.<p>Colonies of E. coli bacteria …

15 uses for your phone's camera (other than taking selfies)

Huge study of diabetes risk shows many common genes at play

CHICAGO (Reuters) - A study examining the genes of more than 120,000 people from Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas has offered the clearest picture yet of the genes that drive type 2 diabetes.<p>A person receives a test for diabetes during Care Harbor LA free medical clinic in Los Angeles, …