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VB News Desk: What Is the Wuhan Coronavirus?

In the past few days, the coronavirus outbreak that began in Wuhan, China in December has been a topic of much discussion in the news. As of Jan. 24, more than 900 people have been infected, with a total of 22 cases outside of mainland China, ...
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VB News Desk: 4 Awesome Biomaterial Innovations

The material a medical device is made out of is central to its function. Some devices need to deliver drugs and then dissolve. Others need to be able ...
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The 5 Coolest Medical Stories of 2019

It’s that time of year again, folks! 2020 is nearly upon us, so it’s time to review some of the coolest medical stories of this year. Get ready to be ...
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VB News Desk: The Double Danger of Measles

Here in the US, we’ve been hearing about measles outbreaks—and the importance of vaccinating children against measles—on the news for a while. Over ...
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VB News Desk: How Much Artificial Sweetener Is in Your Food?

The American Academy of Pediatrics recently released a policy statement regarding the use of nonnutritive sweeteners. It’s a great summary of the ...
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VB News Desk: Epigenetics, Oxytocin, and Mother-Baby Interactions

The fact that it’s good for parents to spend quality time with their children is just common sense—but did you know that a new study showed that ...
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VB News Desk: Facts About the Flu

Here in North America, October through May is flu season. If you’ve ever had the flu, you know firsthand how unpleasant it can be—aches, fever, ...
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VB News Desk: Brain Development Lessons from Glowing Fish

How do we get from stem cells in the developing brain to multiple types of neurons that form initial networks with one another? It’s a question with ...
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VB News Desk: What Ancient Teeth Tell Us About Human Milk Consumption

Have you ever thought about how weird it is that, long after they’re done drinking their mothers’ milk, humans drink the milk of other animals? It’s ...
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5 Ways Artificial Intelligence Is Influencing Medicine

Artificial intelligence and machine learning are making their way into medicine. These powerful computing tools, which allow for a computer to be ...