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Diet at conception could have long-lasting effects
Articles / Cancer / diet / epigenetics / Genetics / nutrition / Prenatal

Diet at conception could have long-lasting effects

By Ruth SoRelle, M.P.H. What a mother eats around the time of conception can have a lifelong effect on how certain of her child’s genes function. For example, a gene that affects the risk of developing cancer can be “tagged” when a mother eats a certain diet, said an international collaboration of researchers that includes … Continue reading

Less may be more in treating patients with bacteria in the urine
algorithm / antibiotic / Articles / Infectious diseases

Less may be more in treating patients with bacteria in the urine

By Dipali Pathak When doctors are confronted by the dilemma of patient who has bacteria in the urine but no symptoms to indicate that, they sometimes overtreat. However, an expert at Baylor College of Medicine and the Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Houston  and her colleagues find there are other ways to … Continue reading