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Owning a hypoallergenic dog won’t necessarily help your allergies, according to a new study which compared the number of allergens given off by 62 different dog breeds. | CBS News
A study in which researchers took swabs from inside 95 volunteers’ navels, found the belly button to harbour 1,400 strains of bacteria. | Daily Mail
Scientists have found that the odour of stinky socks attracts mosquitoes, and hope to use this knowledge in an effort to control the spread of malaria. | The Huffington Post
Dr. David Ludwig, an obesity specialist at Harvard-affiliated Children’s Hospital Boston, was published in the Journal of the American Medical Association saying it may be more ethical to temporarily place children who are severely obese in foster care, rather than have them undergo obesity surgery. | CBC.ca
Researchers have discovered a superbug strain of gonorrhea in Japan. The strain is resistant to all available antibiotics, and could pose a risk to public health worldwide, according to infectious disease experts. | The Toronto Star
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