Also: Many drugs containing legal chemicals remain on sale despite a ban on many “bath salts;” a dengue fever vaccine was shown effective in a study in Thailand; and hip or knee replacement raises heart-attack risk, a study shows.
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Also: Brain tissue from former football star Junior Seau is sent to the NIH for study; research shows keeping a food diary can help people lose weight; and growth in global spending on medication is expected to slow.
Here’s what’s making health news this morning:
Gene Map of Body’s Microbes Is New Health Tool (WSJ): Researchers said Wednesday they have produced the first comprehensive genetic map of the microbes that live in or on a healthy human body, laying the…
Also: A study shows chain restaurants largely don’t meet U.S. government nutritional guidelines; an antibiotic is linked with rare, but fatal, heart risk; and two paralyzed people moved a robot arm with their thoughts.