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Research Report

Thursday, April 01, 2010

Jeremy Singer-Vine, who writes the Research Report for the Wall Street Journal, talks about the most interesting recent medical research and how it can be used to inform and improve our health. He covers myriad topics—from why some people sneeze when they look at the sun comes out to advances in diabetes, autism, and arthritis research.

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Jeremy Singer-Vine
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Comments [3]

Virginia

I wish you'd given a fuller explanation about the sun/sneezing issue. Okay so they've got a lot of visual stimulation, but why does that translate into a sneeze as opposed to some other response?

Apr. 01 2010 12:48 PM
Billy Neumann from Rutherford

Hummm you know I noticed that myself and my family actually blink more in the presence of sunlight

Apr. 01 2010 12:47 PM
Tom Jones from Nyack NY

I'm so glad you are addressing the sun/sneezing topic. I, and everyone in my family experience this. When we would emerge together into bright sunlight (as from church or a matinee) we would resemble some sort of strange circus act--The Sneezing Joneses. I've asked doctors, and twice queried Science Times about this, but to no avail. Thanks, and gesundheit.

Apr. 01 2010 10:41 AM

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