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Grand Roundup: Top posts for the week of March 28

The five most-read posts on Scope this week were:

Two different types of MS, one big step toward personalized medicine: Results from a Stanford study suggest that there are not just one but two types of multiple sclerosis, each associated with a distinct inflammatory mechanism.

Is there more to orange juice than Vitamin C?: In addition to being a source of Vitamin C, orange juice may also be a defense against the unhealthy effects of consuming high-fat, high-carb foods, according to a recent study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.

Researchers find that high-fructose corn syrup significantly increases weight gain: A team of researchers at Princeton University finds that high-fructose corn syrup may significantly increase weight gain even when overall caloric intake is the same.

Ancient crocodile mummies scanned at Stanford: A pair of Greco-Roman crocodile mummies belonging to the Phoebe A. Hearst Museum at UC Berkeley are scanned at Stanford. Preliminary CT images of one of the crocodiles are available here.

Health-care reform reactions at Stanford: Stanford economists and School of Medicine Dean Philip A. Pizzo, MD, discuss the historic vote in Congress for health-care reform.

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