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VB News Desk: What Is Ebola?

If you’ve been keeping up with recent global medical news, you may have noticed that Ebola has been making a comeback over the past couple of months. The last time Ebola was a significant concern was 2013-2016, during the Western African Ebola virus ...
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VB News Desk: Skin Cancer and FDA Sunscreen Regulations

In recent years, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has developed a clearer understanding of the effects of the sun and the skin’s absorption ...
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VB News Desk: Of Placentas, Platelets, and Platypuses

When was the last time you talked about the human placenta, platelets, and the majestic platypus in one sentence (or even one conversation)? Unless ...
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VB News Desk: The Secret to Athletic Performance Enhancement Could Be in Marathon Runners' Guts

The secret to athletic performance enhancement may lie in marathon runners’ guts. For years, scientists have been studying the correlation between ...
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VB News Desk: Horns?! Nope, just an enlarged external occipital protuberance.

Here at Visible Body, we enjoy keeping up with the latest scientific research. When we heard there was a study saying that young people were growing ...
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VB News Desk: No Sleep? No Good.

Often romanticized in books and movies, the ambiguity of night owls has enticed viewers for decades. However, those who lurk during later hours may ...
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VB News Desk: The Limits of Human Endurance

A new study published this month in Science Advances revealed the limit of human endurance and attributes it to the constraints of the human ...
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VB News Desk: Advances in Diagnosing Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE)

CTE — or chronic traumatic encephalopathy — is a neurodegenerative disease that occurs as a result of repeated head trauma. Concussions can play a ...
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VB News Desk: The Facts on the Fabella

Did you know that 39% of people have an extra bone in their knee called the fabella? The fabella is a small sesamoid bone that sits behind the ...
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VB News Desk: Anatomy and Physiology in Space!

What does space travel have to do with anatomy and physiology? More than you might think. Just this April, a groundbreaking study investigating the ...