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George Preti, 75, Dies; Studied Bodily Odors as Biological Clues

George Preti, 75, Dies; Studied Bodily Odors as Biological Clues

George Preti, an organic chemist who devoted his career to studying bodily odors and how they can be weaponized in detecting disease, died on March 3 in Hatboro, Pa. He was 75. The cause was bladder cancer, according to the Monell Chemical Senses Center, a Philadelphia-based research institution funded by …

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Gene Study Offers Clues to Why Autism Strikes More Males

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By Mary Brophy MarcusHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Feb. 27, 2014 (HealthDay News) — A new DNA study begins to explain why girls are less likely than boys to have an autism spectrum disorder. It turns out that girls tend not to develop autism when only mild genetic abnormalities exist, the researchers …

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Clues to Obesity Found in Infants

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By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Feb. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Babies with hearty appetites grow faster and might be genetically predisposed to obesity, according to new research. In two linked studies, British researchers found that infants with greater appetites grew faster during a 15-month span, increasing their risk for …

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Clues to Parkinson’s May Be Shed in Tears

News Picture: Clues to Parkinson

THURSDAY, Feb. 22, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Your tears may reveal if you are at risk of Parkinson’s disease, preliminary research suggests. When people shed tears, certain proteins are released. Levels of those proteins are different in people with Parkinson’s compared to those without the disease, according to a preliminary …

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Coronavirus Live Updates: Studying Clusters in Japan for Clues on Virus’s Spread

Coronavirus Live Updates: Studying Clusters in Japan for Clues on Virus’s Spread

‘Clusters’ in Japan may offer clues on how coronavirus spreads. Public health officials are studying clusters of coronavirus cases that have emerged in Japan, in a search for clues about whether the epidemic will eventually expand rapidly beyond its center in China. The issue has taken on greater urgency as …

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A hunt for clues in Hawaii after a tourist couple falls ill with coronavirus

A hunt for clues in Hawaii after a tourist couple falls ill with coronavirus

HONOLULU — Chantelle Pajarillo had settled into a resort on Hawaii’s famous Waikiki Beach, hoping for a peaceful long weekend away from work and school with her family. The peaceful part came to an end as soon as she turned on the television set Friday night and learned that a …

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Gene Research Offers Clues to Parkinson’s Disease

Gene Research Offers Clues to Parkinson's Disease

TUESDAY, Feb. 7 (HealthDay News) — In certain people with Parkinson’s disease, mutations in the parkin gene disrupt the proper function of dopamine, the brain chemical that controls body movement. The finding could lead to new treatments and screening methods for the disease, according to the University at Buffalo researchers. …

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Doctor Who Gives Best Look At Timeless Child Yet (& Drops New Clues)

Doctor Who Gives Best Look At Timeless Child Yet (& Drops New Clues)

Doctor Who has just given viewers a fresh look at the Timeless Child – and dropped some major new clues as to her identity. The Timeless Child is the central mystery of Doctor Who season 12, a secret that led the Master to destroy his homeworld of Gallifrey. He set the …

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Review Spotlights Clues to Serious Childhood Infection

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THURSDAY, Feb. 4 (HealthDay News) — Rapid breathing, poor blood circulation and, possibly, parental concern and a doctor’s instinct are potential warning signs of serious infection among children in developed countries, according to a review of published research. The researchers analyzed the findings of 30 studies assessing clinical features of …

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Fans Try to Find Winner From Venmo Clues

Fans Try to Find Winner From Venmo Clues

Fans of The Bachelor think they’ve discovered this season’s winner through some sneaky Venmo sleuthing. After one fan stalked Colton Underwood’s Venmo last season and discovered that he was friends with all his winner’s family, fans realized that Venmo might hold some serious clues about the season 24 winner. With a little …

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