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Medical News Today: Gut bacteria: The surprising impact of viruses

The microbiome plays a vital role in health. A recent study has investigated how viruses that kill gut bacteria influence these microbes. The findings make an already complicated picture much more so. Bacteriophages (depicted here) are more numerous than bacteria. The microbiome is both fascinating and fashionable. The increase in public interest has provided a… Read More »

Medical News Today: What to know about surgery for MS

Multiple sclerosis attacks the protective coating around the nerves throughout the body, including those in the brain. Multiple sclerosis is a progressive disease, which means that it typically becomes worse over time. As it progresses, a person often notices their movement, speech, and other bodily functions becoming impaired. Eventually, these impairments can become life-altering. According… Read More »

Medical News Today: Women are better than men at remembering words and faces

Have you ever had an argument with someone of the opposite sex and realized that the two of you had different recollections of past events? Well, new research suggests that women may be slightly better than men at remembering certain things, including conversations and people’s faces. Women ‘have a slight advantage’ when it comes to… Read More »