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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 the last few weeks, a measles outbreak in Samoa has claimed the lives of 53 people.  Recently, a set ...
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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 ...
Technology in Anatomy Education, News

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 ...
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VB News Desk: 3 Ways Tiny Organs Are Making Big Advances

Organoids and organ-on-a-chip technologies are becoming more and more popular as models for studying different organs and tissues in the human body. ...
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VB News Desk: Why Vaping Could Be More Dangerous Than You Think

This article was updated September 20, 2019. Today, it’s considered pretty common knowledge that smoking is hazardous to your health, leading to ...
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VB News Desk: A Hip New Exosuit for Walking and Running

We love cool medical technology here at Visible Body, so it’s no surprise that a story about an exosuit that can make both walking and running easier ...