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Medical News Today: How your immune system uses chaos to prevent disease

New research, appearing in the journal Nature Communications, reveals a new mechanism that is at play in cellular function. Chaotic swings of protein concentrations help keep our immune system alert and functional, preventing chronic diseases, such as cancer and diabetes. Human cells need some proteins to be in a chaotic state to fight off disease,… Read More »

Medical News Today: Flossing could increase exposure to toxic chemicals

Eating takeout and flossing the teeth are routine tasks for many people. However, a new study has found that they could be exposing people to potentially dangerous chemicals. Flossing seems linked with toxic chemical buildup. Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) have become a daily part of human life. These water- and greaseproof substances are present… Read More »