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New Immune Cells Found in Mother’s Milk

It’s well-known that breastfed babies tend to be healthier than babies given a bottle filled with formula, especially in their first year of life, and the benefits are numerous. What’s more, the longer a baby is breastfed, the more far-reaching the health effects are throughout their lives. The developing field of stem cell biology is… Read More »

Chemicals found in makeup, soap, other personal care products may speed up puberty in girls, study says

According to a recent study, certain chemicals found in personal care products may contribute to girls hitting puberty earlier. (iStock) Makeup, toothpaste, and soap: What do these everyday personal care items have in common? According to a recent study, certain chemicals found in them could contribute to girls hitting puberty earlier. The study, which was… Read More »

Gene mutation found to cause macrocephaly and intellectual deficits

Now implicated in several rare diseases, mutations of this protein family could also have implications for autism spectrum disorder and bipolar disorder BUFFALO, N.Y. — The absence of one copy of a single gene in the brain causes a rare, as-yet-unnamed neurological disorder, according to new research that builds on decades of work by a… Read More »