Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

China lab leak infects thousands with bacterial disease

Thousands of people in northwest China have tested positive for a bacterial disease after a leak from a state-owned biopharmaceutical plant making animal vaccines last year.

Health

Western diet tied to adult acne

(HealthDay)—Western diets rich in animal products and fatty and sugary foods are associated with adult acne, according to a study published online June 10 in JAMA Dermatology.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

FDA says cows may have caused E. coli lettuce contamination

Outbreaks of E. coli illness that sickened 188 people who ate romaine lettuce grown in California probably came from cattle grazing near the farms, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said in a report released Thursday.

Neuroscience

Triglycerides control neurons in the reward circuit

Energy-dense food, obesity and compulsive food intake bordering addiction: The scientific literature has been pointing to connections between these for years. Scientists at the CNRS and Université de Paris have just shown ...

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