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Mass. General researchers develop 3-D ‘mini-gut’ model to study response to gluten

In pursuit of a novel tool for the research and treatment of celiac disease, scientists at the Mucosal Immunology and Biology Research Center (MIBRC) at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) have validated the use of intestinal organoids. These 3-D tissue cultures are miniature, simplified versions of the intestine produced in vitro. Taking tissue from duodenal biopsies of celiac… Read More »

Sunscreen Chemicals Enter Bloodstream at Potentially Unsafe Levels: Study

MONDAY, May 6, 2019 — For years, you’ve been urged to slather on sunscreen before venturing outdoors. But new U.S. Food and Drug Administration data reveals chemicals in sunscreens are absorbed into the human body at levels high enough to raise concerns about potentially toxic effects. Bloodstream levels of four sunscreen chemicals increased dramatically after… Read More »

Talking to Your Children Often Helps to Boost Their Intelligence, Finds Study

Representational Image (Photo Credits: Pexels) Washington D.C. [USA], May 1: Young children who are exposed to a good quantity of adult speech tend to have better skills to acquire knowledge, a study has found. The researchers gained unprecedented insight into the secret lives of preschoolers by fitting tiny audio recorders into the clothing of children… Read More »