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New Study Links Gray Hair With Immune System Activity And Viral Infection

New Study Links Gray Hair With Immune System Activity And Viral Infection

Scientists at the National Institutes of Health and the University of Alabama at Birmingham found a link between graying hair in mice and the activation of the innate immune system. Specifically, the authors of the new study identified a connection between genes associated with hair color and genes that sound the alarm in the event […]

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The Reason Why Childhood Obesity Has Grown by 1000% Worldwide in the Last 40 Years

The Reason Why Childhood Obesity Has Grown by 1000% Worldwide in the Last 40 Years

This article is shared with permission from our friends at ZME Science. In 2016, the number of obese children and teenagers rose to 124 million. Another 213 million children were overweight, a worrying new study shows. The most obese children (above 30%) were in some islands in Polynesia, with the US trailing close by. At a […]

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