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In JAMA this week, Ohio State University's Maura Gillison and her collaborators examine the prevalence of oral HPV infection in the US from 2009 to 2010. HPV infection is the leading cause of a certain kind of oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma, the rate of which is increasing among men in the US, the authors write. For this study, the team evaluated oral swab samples from 5,579 men and women aged 14 to 69, and found a prevalence of oral HPV infection of 6.9 percent.

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Researchers have treated an X-linked genetic disease affecting three babies in utero, Stat News reports.

The Associated Press reports that the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is beefing up sequencing as a tool to investigate foodborne illnesses.

Researchers have sequenced samples from ancient toilets to study past eating habits and health, NPR reports.

In Nature this week: ash dieback disease fungal genome, and more.