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Department of Defense awards more than $3 million grant to study treatment options for binge eating and obesity in military services.

Researchers to Study Binge Eating Disorder Treatment in Veterans

Department of Defense awards more than $3 million grant to study treatment options for binge eating and obesity in military services.
Four pediatric patients were admitted to San Diego-based Rady Hospital and diagnosed with a rare childhood condition called Kawasaki disease.

Four Children Admitted to San Diego with Rare Airborne Illness

Four pediatric patients were admitted to San Diego-based Rady Hospital and diagnosed with a rare childhood condition called Kawasaki disease.
Despite the recent success in battling against malaria, the malaria parasite seems to have evolved resistance to pesticides and drugs, causing new methods and diagnostics to be implemented to continue the fight.

Resistance Threatens Recent Success Seen in Battle Against Malaria

Despite the recent success in battling against malaria, the malaria parasite seems to have evolved resistance to pesticides and drugs, causing new methods and diagnostics to be implemented to continue the fight.
Studies in mother's who are highly depressed showed to have less investment in supporting their child emotionally or educationally, consequently affecting their child's development.

Mother's Depression Might Do the Same to Her Child's IQ

Studies in mother's who are highly depressed showed to have less investment in supporting their child emotionally or educationally, consequently affecting their child's development.
A study has revealed that there are potential health consequences in marijuana use for a breastfeeding mothers breast milk.

THC from Marijuana Stays in Breast Milk for Up to 6 Days

A study has revealed that there are potential health consequences in marijuana use for a breastfeeding mothers breast milk.
Diagnostic blood tests can possibly distinguish Kawasaki Disease from other infections and inflammatory conditions.

Researchers Identify Potential Diagnostic Test for Kawasaki Disease

Diagnostic blood tests can possibly distinguish Kawasaki Disease from other infections and inflammatory conditions.
Research fundings have been approved to further help with the investigation of stem cell-based treatments of rare genetic disorders.

UC San Diego Researchers Receive Funding to Pursue Novel Stem Cell-based Treatments

Research fundings have been approved to further help with the investigation of stem cell-based treatments of rare genetic disorders.
Stem cells with Neanderthal DNA are being grown in order to further learn about the Neanderthal brain.

Neanderthal 'minibrains' grow in dish

Stem cells with Neanderthal DNA are being grown in order to further learn about the Neanderthal brain.
An individual experiencing sleep apnea can alter the gut microbiome which potentially can lead to cardiovascular disease.

Researchers Uncover Possible Link Between Sleep Apnea and Cardiovascular Disease

An individual experiencing sleep apnea can alter the gut microbiome which potentially can lead to cardiovascular disease.
Brain stem cells could be the key in finding a drug that treats and possibly cure infected people with the Zika virus.

Repurposed drug for Zika

Brain stem cells could be the key in finding a drug that treats and possibly cure infected people with the Zika virus.
C-Section babies swabbed with their mother's vaginal fluid can affect the baby's microbiome to closely resemble babies who passed through the birth canal.

This Simple Technique Gives C-Section Babies All the Benefits of a Vaginal Delivery

C-Section babies swabbed with their mother's vaginal fluid can affect the baby's microbiome to closely resemble babies who passed through the birth canal.
Factors such as diet, antibiotics and mental health status can influence the microbial and molecular makeup for your gut.

Big Data from World's Largest Citizen Science Microbiome Project Serves Food for Thought

Factors such as diet, antibiotics and mental health status can influence the microbial and molecular makeup for your gut.