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Parkinson’s May Begin in Gut and Spread to the Brain Via the Vagus Nerve

A major epidemiological registry-based study from Aarhus University and Aarhus University Hospital indicates that Parkinson's disease begins in the gastrointestinal tract; the study is the largest in

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Germs in Your Gut Are Talking to Your Brain. Scientists Want to Know What They’re Saying.

The body’s microbial community may influence the brain and behavior, perhaps even playing a role in dementia, autism and other disorders.

Health & Fitness | Health

End Of BO? Scientists Discover Protein That Causes Body Odor, Could Lead To Stronger Deodorants - Study Finds

Scientists have pinpointed a key cog in the development of body odor, and the finding could lead to tougher deodorants down the road.

Health & Fitness | Health

High Levels Of Fecal Bacteria Found At Popular Spring Break Beaches « CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

Over a dozen popular beaches have tested positive for high levels of fecal bacteria according a website run by the Texas General Land Office.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

F.D.A. Bans Sale of Many Antibacterial Soaps, Citing Risks

The agency said manufacturers had failed to prove the products were safe to use over the long term or more effective than using ordinary soap and water.

Health & Fitness | Health News

Things You're Not Washing Often Enough

Your kitchen harbors bacteria and mold in unlikely places. Here are eight of the dirtiest spots, and the best ways to keep them clean.

Health & Fitness | Health News

The 6 Things You Should Clean Every Single Day

Taking a few minutes to wipe down these items can get rid bacteria and dirt hiding in plain sight.

News | News Items

Researchers Identify Virus and Two Types of Bacteria as Major Causes of Alzheimer’s

A worldwide team of senior scientists and clinicians have come together to produce an editorial which indicates that certain microbes - a specific virus and two specific types of bacteria - are major

Health & Fitness | Health News

The appendix – Darwin’s mistake

Our gut health is helped by this unfairly maligned small organ.

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Olympic Teams to Swim, Boat in Dangerously Contaminated Rio Waters

An analysis of water quality revealed dangerously high levels of viruses and bacteria from human sewage in Olympic and Paralympic venues in Rio.

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

An inexpensive 5 cents origami battery | RtoZ.org - Latest News

The battery generates power from microbial respiration, delivering enough energy to run a paper-based biosensor with nothing more than a drop of