What chemicals are in your mac and cheese?

(CNN)It’s not listed on the ingredient list, but a new analysis published this week found high concentrations of the chemicals known as phthalates in the cheese powder of macaroni and cheese. The small study evaluated 30 different cheese products which included natural cheese products, including block or string cheese, as well as processed cheese slices and the […]
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Brain tumor: New inhibitor may fight glioblastoma expansion

New research has identified a key mechanism that allows cancerous growths to proliferate, or multiply, in the brain. This has led scientists to develop a new drug that could be used to inhibit malignant cells. According to the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results Program of the National Cancer Institute, every year in the United States, […]
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New strategy could yield more precise seasonal flu vaccine

Medical researchers have described a novel strategy to predict the antigenic evolution of circulating influenza viruses and give science the ability to more precisely anticipate seasonal flu strains. It would foster a closer match for the so-called ‘vaccine viruses’ used to create the world’s vaccine supply. During the 2014-15 flu season, the poor match between […]
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