Diet and disease

Researchers saw spikes in hospital visits, inhaler refills and violent crime in areas inundated by wildfire smoke.
Nala Rogers, Staff Writer
Scientists want your poop to give you more information on your gut.
Nala Rogers, Staff Writer
Results of an International Atomic Energy Agency study on effective brachytherapy in resource-poor settings.
Jason Socrates Bardi, Editor
A neurosurgeon discusses what developments in the field mean for patients
Jason Socrates Bardi, Editor
Researchers detect presence of proteins in the saliva of people who ate bitter foods.
James Gaines, Contributor
Scientists identified the key gene that helps certain rice varieties keep their heads above water.
Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer
Nutrition, food safety and local norms among many considerations that aid groups weigh before and during disaster response.
James Gaines, Contributor
Scientists may have found an easier way to image the tiny brains of mice used to study human diseases.
Karin Heineman, Executive Producer
Gut microbes compete with their host for a nutrient called choline.
Marcus Woo, Contributor
Ultrafast lasers may better distinguish cancerous tissue during surgery, defining tumor margins and helping improve outcomes.
Karin Heineman, Executive Producer
New evidence for how childhood infections could trigger ciliac disease.
Rebecca Boyle, Contributor
Shaving and grooming may create an opportunity for infections to spread.
Brian Owens, Contributor