New battery-free, implantable device aids weight loss

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What causes a loss of appetite?

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Mass spectrometry throws light on old case of intentional heavy metal poisoning

Related video In 1994, Chinese university student Zhu Ling began experiencing stomach pain, hair loss and partial paralysis. By the time doctors diagnosed Ling with thallium poisoning about four months later, she was in a coma. Ling survived, but she suffered permanent neurological damage. A police investigation determined that Ling was intentionally poisoned, but the […]

Mass spectrometry sheds new light on thallium poisoning cold case

Related video In 1994, Chinese university student Zhu Ling began experiencing stomach pain, hair loss and partial paralysis. By the time doctors diagnosed Ling with thallium poisoning about four months later, she was in a coma. Ling survived, but she suffered permanent neurological damage. A police investigation determined that Ling was intentionally poisoned, but the […]

What to know about rectovaginal endometriosis

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