Long Time

A British man has been shedding live poliovirus in his stool for the past 28 years, researchers say. The man has an autoimmune disorder that appears to have kept him from clearing the weakened virus contained in the oral polio vaccine he received as a child from his system.

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A new study in JAMA finds that genetic tests might not be able to determine what diet is right for someone seeking to lose weight.

A genome-wide association study that linked common genetic variants to salivary gland carcinoma risk has been retracted, according to Retraction Watch.

Vampire bats' ability to live off blood is etched in their genomes and gut microbiomes, the Scientist reports.

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