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The study surprisingly shows that the body may need inflammation to prevent acute, short-term pain from turning into chronic pain.

Emerging viruses already circulating in the Western Hemisphere could infect fetal tissue and might have the capacity to cause birth defects, according to preclinical findings published January 31 in Science Translational Medicine.
A new noninvasive method for analyzing routine heart scans can identify dangerous inflammation in patients at risk for cardiac disease.

The research team hopes to sample bacteria from other mummies in South America and Asia to develop a more complete picture of human migrations.