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Attention Moms! Lack of Vitamin B During Pregnancy can Cause Brain Diseases in Babies

Pregnancy. (Photo Credit: Pixabay) New research says that pregnant women who don’t have enough vitamin B could put their babies in risk of brain diseases. So apart from taking flu shots, women should ensure proper intake of vitamin B during pregnancy. The study showed that higher levels of choline a water-soluble compound, which is often… Read More »

New Study Says Breast Cancer Is 11 Different Diseases, Allowing Researchers To Predict Relapse

A new study has identified that breast cancer can be several genetically distinct diseases, each with a different risk of coming back after treatment. Photo credit: Getty.Getty New research published in the journal Nature shows that breast cancer is 11 genetically distinct diseases, and each has a different prognosis and chance of coming back after treatment. “Treatments… Read More »

Epidemic of autoimmune diseases pushes researchers in new direction

The immune system normally defends the body against everything from microscopic viruses to meters-long parasitic worms. But sometimes, it sets its sights on the wrong target: the body’s own cells. Autoimmunity problems cause many different diseases, depending on which cells are targeted. In Type 1 diabetes, it’s beta cells. Beta cells are located in the… Read More »