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Cannibalism is a low-calorie diet, weird science award winner finds

Tongue-in-cheek awards honour the nutritional benefits of CANNIBALISM and riding rollercoasters to treat kidney stones The Ig Nobel Prizes yesterday awarded weird and wonderful scientific research Winning studies included a self-colonoscopy and the ability to smell a fly in wine  The awards are run by a satirical science journal and held at Harvard University People […]

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Tongue microbiome research underscores importance of dental health

Elderly individuals with fewer teeth, poor dental hygiene, and more cavities constantly ingest more dysbiotic microbiota, which could be harmful to their respiratory health, according to new research published in the journal mSphere. The findings come from a large, population-based study that identified variations in the tongue microbiota among community-dwelling elderly adults in Japan. “Fewer […]