Oral’ bacteria may disrupt the balance of the vaginal microbiome

Bacterial vaginosis (BV) is an imbalance of the vaginal microbiome that can lead to adverse health outcomes, including increased likelihood of potential pathogens colonizing the vagina, yet the mechanisms underlying these processes are poorly understood. A study published in PLOS Biology by Amanda Lewis at University of California, San Diego, and colleagues suggests that mutually […]

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Rates of e-cigarette and marijuana use not associated with vaping-related lung injuries

Higher rates of e-cigarette and marijuana use in U.S. states did not result in more e-cigarette or vaping-related lung injuries (known as EVALI), a new study from the Yale School of Public Health finds. Published in the journal Addiction, the study estimates the relationship between states’ total reported EVALI cases per capita as of January […]

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WordPress founder claims Apple cut off updates to his completely free app because it wants 30 percent

This sounds ridiculous WordPress, the iOS app, lets you build and manage a website right from your iPhone or iPad, for free. Separately, WordPress.com also happens to sell domain names and fancier website packages. Now, WordPress founding developer Matt Mullenweg is accusing Apple of cutting off the ability to update that app — until or […]

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