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Aging (47)
Breakthrough Discovery : Without Magical Potions We Can Be Young Again
Nov 19, 2017 9:30 am

A team led by Professor Lorna Harries, Professor of Molecular Genetics at the University of Exeter, has discovered a new way to rejuvenate inactive senescent cells. Within hours of treatment the older...
First Study to Prove Benefits of Exercise on Human Brains!
Nov 16, 2017 3:00 pm

Aerobic exercise can improve memory function and maintain brain health as we age, a new Australian-led study has found. In a first of its kind international collaboration, researchers from Australi...
Why Aging is Important and Inevitable?
Sep 22, 2017 9:00 am

Researchers at the Institute of Molecular Biology (IMB) in Mainz, Germany, have made a breakthrough in understanding the origin of the ageing process. They have identified that genes belonging to a pr...
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Arthrology (3)
New Subset Of T-Cells Implicated in Rheumatoid arthritis
Feb 11, 2017 2:00 pm

A research team led by scientists from Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) has carefully scrutinized the immune cells from patients with rheumatoid arthritis, revealing a striking new subset of T-c...
Fibroblasts CouldProvide New Target for Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis
Dec 20, 2016 8:05 am

A study led by researchers at the University of Birmingham reveals the key role of different types of fibroblast cells in the development of rheumatoid arthritis (RA), opening up a new avenue for rese...
Study Identifies a Common Bacterial Cause of Gum Disease That May Drive Rheumatoid Arthritis
Dec 19, 2016 6:39 am

Investigators at Johns Hopkins report they have new evidence that a bacterium known to cause chronic inflammatory gum infections also triggers the inflammatory "autoimmune" response characte...
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Bacteriology (146)
New Techinque To Vanquish Bacteria
Nov 21, 2017 4:00 pm

The intestinal bacterium E. coli can adapt to changes in its surroundings. Leiden scientists have discovered how the H-NS protein makes this possible. This new knowledge can be an important starting p...
Mouth Bacteria is the New suspect in the Heart Disease Investigation
Nov 17, 2017 11:30 am

Heart disease and fatty clogs in the arteries go hand in hand. But new evidence suggests the fatty molecules might come not only from what you eat, but from the bacteria in your mouth, report UConn sc...
Gut bacteria metabolism may factor into hypertension
Oct 9, 2017 6:00 pm

One in three American adults suffers from high blood pressure, or hypertension. The disease can be passed down in families, and certain lifestyle factors such as smoking, high-sodium diets, and stress...
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Bioinformatics (111)
New role for fragile X protein could offer clues for treatment
Oct 6, 2017 10:30 am

The protein behind fragile X syndrome acts as a genetic conductor, orchestrating a symphony of genes that help shape DNA's 3-D structure. Fragile X mental retardation protein, or FMRP, oversees...
Green algae could hold clues for engineering faster-growing crops
Sep 25, 2017 6:00 pm

Two new studies of green algae -- the scourge of swimming pool owners and freshwater ponds -- have revealed new insights into how these organisms siphon carbon dioxide from the air for use in photosyn...
Blood Test for Early Detection of Brain Metastases of Breast Cancer
Sep 23, 2017 2:00 pm

Houston Methodist cancer researchers are now closer to creating a blood test that can identify breast cancer patients who are at increased risk for developing brain metastasis, and also monitor diseas...
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Biopharmaceuticals (25)
A Single Shot Provids Control Over Blood Glucose For a Week
Jul 26, 2017 11:00 am

Biomedical engineers at Duke University have created a technology that might provide weeks of glucose control for diabetes with a single injection, which would be a dramatic improvement over current t...
Another role for oxytocin revealed.
May 21, 2017 3:00 pm

Experts say oxytocin, a key hormone made naturally by the brain, could hold the key to treating drug addicts and help them avoid relapse. Oxytocin is most usually associated with childbirth and breas...
Pushing The Process of Finding New Bacterial Compounds Forward
May 17, 2017 11:00 am

Bacteria have supplied some of today's most indispensable anti-cancer and anti-bacterial drugs. Yet these compounds comprise only a fraction of their possible offerings. Now, researchers have foun...
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Biotechnology (198)
Tumor Organoids Offer a Great Option for Cancer Studys!
Nov 16, 2017 5:00 pm

Scientists have created mini biological models of human primary liver cancers, known as organoids, in the lab for the first time. In a paper published today in Nature Medicine, the tiny laboratory mod...
Discovery helps improve accuracy of CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing
Oct 5, 2017 10:30 am

Scientists at the University of California, Berkeley and Massachusetts General Hospital have identified a key region within the Cas9 protein that governs how accurately CRISPR-Cas9 homes in on a targe...
Scientists discover one of nature's tiniest switches
Oct 1, 2017 2:00 pm

If the advent of computers launched the Information Age, the ability to engineer tiny machines from molecules could define the coming decades. In a testament to the rapid advance of nanotechnology,...
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Cancer (634)
Why Males Are More Susceptible To Kaposi's Sarcoma Than Women??
Nov 23, 2017 3:00 pm

Male hormones may facilitate infection with a virus that can cause a type of cancer known as Kaposi's sarcoma. This finding, published in PLOS Pathogens by Ke Lan's group of the State Key Labo...
After 20 Years of Research, New Discovery About BRCA1 Gene
Nov 23, 2017 11:40 am

More than 20 years after scientists revealed that mutations in the BRCA1 gene predispose women to breast cancer, Yale scientists have pinpointed the molecular mechanism that allows those mutations to ...
Sugar As a Trigger & Stimulus for uncontrolled Cell Growth
Nov 19, 2017 6:00 pm

TORC1 is an enzyme complex that controls the normal growth of our cells; but, when too active, it can promote diseases such as cancer. A study led by biologists from the University of Geneva (UNIGE), ...
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Cancer Therapy (187)
After 20 Years of Research, New Discovery About BRCA1 Gene
Nov 23, 2017 11:40 am

More than 20 years after scientists revealed that mutations in the BRCA1 gene predispose women to breast cancer, Yale scientists have pinpointed the molecular mechanism that allows those mutations to ...
Tumor Organoids Offer a Great Option for Cancer Studys!
Nov 16, 2017 5:00 pm

Scientists have created mini biological models of human primary liver cancers, known as organoids, in the lab for the first time. In a paper published today in Nature Medicine, the tiny laboratory mod...
New system finds and targets vulnerabilities in lung cancer cells
Oct 7, 2017 6:00 pm

Genetic changes that help lung cancer thrive also make it vulnerable to a promising experimental drug, according to a study led by researchers from Perlmutter Cancer at NYU Langone Health, and publish...
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Cardiology (80)
Mechanical Tension Can Help Heart Tissue Regeneration
Nov 23, 2017 12:30 pm

By taking videos of a tiny beating zebrafish heart as it reconstructs its covering in a petri dish, scientists have captured unexpected dynamics of cells involved in tissue regeneration. They found th...
Dietary potassium Regulates calcification of arteries
Nov 20, 2017 3:30 pm

Bananas and avocados -- foods that are rich in potassium -- may help protect against pathogenic vascular calcification, also known as hardening of the arteries. University of Alabama at Birmingham ...
Mouth Bacteria is the New suspect in the Heart Disease Investigation
Nov 17, 2017 11:30 am

Heart disease and fatty clogs in the arteries go hand in hand. But new evidence suggests the fatty molecules might come not only from what you eat, but from the bacteria in your mouth, report UConn sc...
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Cell Biology (346)
New Findings in Neurodegenerative Disorders
Nov 23, 2017 4:00 pm

Researchers at King's College London have discovered new mechanisms of cell death, which may be involved in debilitating neurodegenerative disorders, such as Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson&...
Mechanical Tension Can Help Heart Tissue Regeneration
Nov 23, 2017 12:30 pm

By taking videos of a tiny beating zebrafish heart as it reconstructs its covering in a petri dish, scientists have captured unexpected dynamics of cells involved in tissue regeneration. They found th...
The Nobel Prize Winner Research
Nov 22, 2017 10:00 am

In December, the Nobel Prize for Medicine and Physiology will be awarded for the identification of genes that control the inner clock. The honoured academics examined fruit flies to determine the bior...
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Cell Signaling (64)
The Nobel Prize Winner Research
Nov 22, 2017 10:00 am

In December, the Nobel Prize for Medicine and Physiology will be awarded for the identification of genes that control the inner clock. The honoured academics examined fruit flies to determine the bior...
Breakthrough Discovery : Without Magical Potions We Can Be Young Again
Nov 19, 2017 9:30 am

A team led by Professor Lorna Harries, Professor of Molecular Genetics at the University of Exeter, has discovered a new way to rejuvenate inactive senescent cells. Within hours of treatment the older...
New role for fragile X protein could offer clues for treatment
Oct 6, 2017 10:30 am

The protein behind fragile X syndrome acts as a genetic conductor, orchestrating a symphony of genes that help shape DNA's 3-D structure. Fragile X mental retardation protein, or FMRP, oversees...
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Clinical Trials (101)
The Rise of Theranostics
Sep 28, 2017 2:00 pm

This September the Journal of Nuclear Medicine has published a supplement that focuses on theranostics and its increasingly important role in the delivery of precision medicine. By definition, therano...
Hepatic Enzyme Harms the Liver Itself and Increase Insulin Resistance!
Sep 26, 2017 12:00 pm

In mice that are given a high-fat diet, an increased production of the enzyme DPP4* by the liver promotes an increase in body fat, the development of fatty liver disease and insulin resistance. These ...
Green algae could hold clues for engineering faster-growing crops
Sep 25, 2017 6:00 pm

Two new studies of green algae -- the scourge of swimming pool owners and freshwater ponds -- have revealed new insights into how these organisms siphon carbon dioxide from the air for use in photosyn...
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Dentistry (10)
An end to cavities for people with sensitive teeth?
Aug 28, 2017 9:00 pm

An ice cold drink is refreshing in the summer, but for people with sensitive teeth, it can cause a painful jolt in the mouth. This condition can be treated, but many current approaches don't last ...
Diabetes Affects Even Mouth Bacteria!
Jul 25, 2017 3:01 pm

A new study led by University of Pennsylvania researchers has found that the oral microbiome is affected by diabetes, causing a shift to increase its pathogenicity. The research, published in the jour...
Solving One Of The Most Common Teeth Problems
Jun 29, 2017 9:00 am

While root canals are effective in saving a tooth that has become infected or decayed, this age-old procedure may cause teeth to become brittle and susceptible to fracture over time. Now researchers a...
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Dermatology (26)
Gene Therapy Save Syrian "Butterfly" Child!
Nov 14, 2017 9:00 am

A child has been given a new genetically modified skin that covers 80% of his body, in a series of lifesaving operations. Hassan, who lives in Germany, has a genetic disease - junctional epidermoly...
When You Get a Wound Affect How Fast It Heals!
Nov 12, 2017 4:00 pm

The antidote to a bad scrape-up is usually a fairly simple recipe: antibiotics, bandages, and time. Now, a new study suggests that timing also matters. Skin cells that help patch up wounds work more q...
Possible Safe and Painless Alternative for Liposuction Surgeries
Sep 18, 2017 9:00 am

Researchers have devised a medicated skin patch that can turn energy-storing white fat into energy-burning brown fat locally while raising the body's overall metabolism. The patch could be used to...
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Developmental Biology (103)
Killer Flies Push the Boundaries of Fast Vision
Oct 8, 2017 6:00 pm

Have you ever noticed that it’s difficult to swat a fly? Although some attribute their deftness to simple feats of agility, new research suggests that there could be a more technical explanation...
Ancient DNA data fills in thousands of years of human prehistory in Africa
Oct 1, 2017 10:30 am

By sequencing the ancient genomes of 15 individuals from different parts of Africa, researchers reporting in the journal Cell on September 21 have reconstructed the prehistory of humans on the contine...
Rainbow colors reveal cell history
Sep 26, 2017 10:30 am

Dr. Nikolay Ninov, group leader at the DFG research center for Regenerative Therapies Dresden (CRTD), Cluster of Excellence at the TU Dresden, and Paul Langerhans Institute Dresden (PLID), and his gro...
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Diabetes (77)
Cure for The Type 2 Diabetes in Rodents
Nov 19, 2017 1:30 pm

In a new study, a Yale-led research team uncovers how a very low calorie diet can rapidly reverse type 2 diabetes in animal models. If confirmed in people, the insight provides potential new drug targ...
What Makes Some Obese People 'Healthier' Than Their Peers?
Nov 19, 2017 11:00 am

One little understood paradox in the study of obesity is that overweight people who break down fat at a high rate are less healthy than peers who store their fat more effectively. That's becaus...
Whole Grains Can Be The Solution For Healthier Life
Nov 19, 2017 10:40 am

When overweight adults exchange refined grain products -- such as white bread and pasta -- with whole grain varieties, they eat less, they lose weight and the amount of inflammation in their bodies de...
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Diseases (569)
New Findings in Neurodegenerative Disorders
Nov 23, 2017 4:00 pm

Researchers at King's College London have discovered new mechanisms of cell death, which may be involved in debilitating neurodegenerative disorders, such as Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson&...
New Studies That Shedlight on Alzheimer's Disease
Nov 21, 2017 10:00 am

Alzheimer's disease (AD) is known to cause memory loss and cognitive decline, but other functions of the brain can remain intact. The reasons cells in some brain regions degenerate while others ar...
Your Birth Month Can Determine Your Adulthood Illnesses
Nov 20, 2017 9:30 am

Studies have shown that babies born in winter tend to have a greater risk of developing type 2 diabetes at some point, while fall babies have a greater lifetime risk of depression. What might explain ...
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Endocrinology (23)
Heart Hormone Protects from Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes
Sep 25, 2017 12:00 pm

First discovered in 1979, natriuretic peptides (NPs) play a variety of roles in the body, some not yet understood. But atrial and B-type NPs, hormones produced by the heart, have been discovered as vi...
How Sleep Apnea Can Be a Risk Factor for Diabetes?
Sep 19, 2017 10:00 am

Sleep apnea, left untreated for even a few days, can increase blood sugar and fat levels, stress hormones and blood pressure, according to a new study of sleeping subjects. This research adds further ...
What Gives Olive Oil Its Anti-Diabetic Benefits?
Sep 13, 2017 9:00 am

The health benefits of olives -- and associated natural products such as olive oil -- have long been recognized and touted by proponents of the Mediterranean diet. However, little was previously kn...
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Epigenetics (42)
What Gives Cancer Cells the Ability to Metastasize?
Aug 23, 2017 7:00 pm

Cells, just like people, have memories. They retain molecular markers that at the beginning of their existence helped guide their development. Cells that become cancerous may be making use of these ea...
Scientists Put The Immune System Back In Order!
Aug 7, 2017 11:00 am

When the immune system is imbalanced, either due to overly-active cells or cells that suppress its function, it causes a wide range of diseases, from psoriasis to cancer. By manipulating the function ...
Pregnancy loss and the evolution of sex are linked by cellular line dance
Aug 6, 2017 10:30 am

After Dan Levitis and his wife lost two pregnancies, before having their three children, he was drawn to investigate why pregnancy loss is so common, and whether other living beings face the same stru...
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Evolution (69)
How brain develops before birth is tightly controlled by RNA modification
Oct 2, 2017 6:00 pm

A chemical tag added to RNA during embryonic development regulates how the early brain grows, according to research from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. The findings...
Even Brainless Animals Need Sleep!
Sep 25, 2017 10:20 am

The purpose and evolutionary origins of sleep are among the biggest mysteries in neuroscience. Every complex animal, from the humblest fruit fly to the largest blue whale, sleeps — yet scientist...
Why Aging is Important and Inevitable?
Sep 22, 2017 9:00 am

Researchers at the Institute of Molecular Biology (IMB) in Mainz, Germany, have made a breakthrough in understanding the origin of the ageing process. They have identified that genes belonging to a pr...
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After 20 Years of Research, New Discovery About BRCA1 Gene
Nov 23, 2017 11:40 am

More than 20 years after scientists revealed that mutations in the BRCA1 gene predispose women to breast cancer, Yale scientists have pinpointed the molecular mechanism that allows those mutations to ...
The Nobel Prize Winner Research
Nov 22, 2017 10:00 am

In December, the Nobel Prize for Medicine and Physiology will be awarded for the identification of genes that control the inner clock. The honoured academics examined fruit flies to determine the bior...
New: Its possible To Be Obese Without Much Eating
Nov 20, 2017 4:30 pm

Obesity is often attributed to a simple equation: People are eating too much and exercising too little. But evidence is growing that at least some of the weight gain that plagues modern humans is pred...
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How a Certain Amino Acid Can Be Used by Bacteria In Intestine to Curb Inflammation in Guts?
Sep 13, 2017 6:30 pm

Summary: The combination of a bacterium that normally lives in the gut and a protein-rich diet promotes a more tolerant, less inflammatory gut immune system, according to new research. The findings, ...
Having The Right Bacteria For The Right Compound To Get Benefits!
Sep 12, 2017 11:00 am

Microbes that live in the gut don't just digest food. They also have far-reaching effects on the immune system. Now, a new study shows that a particular gut microbe can prevent severe flu infectio...
How Bacteria in the Guts Talks to the Brain?
Sep 6, 2017 7:00 pm

Gut microbes have been in the news lately. Recent studies show they can influence human health, behavior, and certain neurological disorders, such as autism. But just how do they communicate with the ...
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Gene Therapy Save Syrian "Butterfly" Child!
Nov 14, 2017 9:00 am

A child has been given a new genetically modified skin that covers 80% of his body, in a series of lifesaving operations. Hassan, who lives in Germany, has a genetic disease - junctional epidermoly...
Identifying the Genes Responsible for Pancreatic Cancer Progression
Nov 11, 2017 5:00 pm

Alterations in four main genes are responsible for how long patients survive with pancreatic cancer, according to a new study in JAMA Oncology. Before now, the presence and patterns between the gen...
Two Genes Linked to Deadly Form of Bacterial Infection
Oct 2, 2017 2:00 pm

The group A Streptococcus pathogen can cause a range of illnesses, from a relatively minor case of strep throat to life-threatening problems like pneumonia, toxic shock syndrome or even flesh-eating d...
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New Techinque To Vanquish Bacteria
Nov 21, 2017 4:00 pm

The intestinal bacterium E. coli can adapt to changes in its surroundings. Leiden scientists have discovered how the H-NS protein makes this possible. This new knowledge can be an important starting p...
Your Birth Month Can Determine Your Adulthood Illnesses
Nov 20, 2017 9:30 am

Studies have shown that babies born in winter tend to have a greater risk of developing type 2 diabetes at some point, while fall babies have a greater lifetime risk of depression. What might explain ...
First Study to Prove Benefits of Exercise on Human Brains!
Nov 16, 2017 3:00 pm

Aerobic exercise can improve memory function and maintain brain health as we age, a new Australian-led study has found. In a first of its kind international collaboration, researchers from Australi...
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Why Males Are More Susceptible To Kaposi's Sarcoma Than Women??
Nov 23, 2017 3:00 pm

Male hormones may facilitate infection with a virus that can cause a type of cancer known as Kaposi's sarcoma. This finding, published in PLOS Pathogens by Ke Lan's group of the State Key Labo...
Genetically Engineered Blood Cells To Study Tourette's
Nov 23, 2017 2:00 pm

Scientists at Rutgers University-New Brunswick used a genetic engineering technique for the first time to create brain cells from the blood cells of individuals in a three-generation family with Toure...
New: Its possible To Be Obese Without Much Eating
Nov 20, 2017 4:30 pm

Obesity is often attributed to a simple equation: People are eating too much and exercising too little. But evidence is growing that at least some of the weight gain that plagues modern humans is pred...
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New Findings in Neurodegenerative Disorders
Nov 23, 2017 4:00 pm

Researchers at King's College London have discovered new mechanisms of cell death, which may be involved in debilitating neurodegenerative disorders, such as Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson&...
Genetically Engineered Blood Cells To Study Tourette's
Nov 23, 2017 2:00 pm

Scientists at Rutgers University-New Brunswick used a genetic engineering technique for the first time to create brain cells from the blood cells of individuals in a three-generation family with Toure...
Mechanical Tension Can Help Heart Tissue Regeneration
Nov 23, 2017 12:30 pm

By taking videos of a tiny beating zebrafish heart as it reconstructs its covering in a petri dish, scientists have captured unexpected dynamics of cells involved in tissue regeneration. They found th...
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After 20 Years of Research, New Discovery About BRCA1 Gene
Nov 23, 2017 11:40 am

More than 20 years after scientists revealed that mutations in the BRCA1 gene predispose women to breast cancer, Yale scientists have pinpointed the molecular mechanism that allows those mutations to ...
High-fidelity recording of molecular geometry with DNA 'nanoscopy'
Oct 9, 2017 2:00 pm

Researchers are constantly expanding their arsenal of methods to decipher the spatial organization of biological structures. Using microscopes, they can now visualize individual macromolecular compone...
DNA: The next hot material in photonics?
Oct 6, 2017 6:00 pm

Using DNA from salmon, researchers in South Korea hope to make better biomedical and other photonic devices based on organic thin films. Often used in cancer treatments and health monitoring, thin fil...
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Gynecology (32)
Screening for cervical abnormalities in women offered HPV vaccination
Sep 23, 2017 10:30 am

Human papillomavirus (HPV) testing detects a higher number of precancerous cervical lesions than cytology-based Pap smears in a female population including a proportion offered HPV vaccination, accord...
Rare resistance mutation reduces treatment choices for urinary tract infections
Sep 9, 2017 6:00 pm

Nearly 20 percent of women aged 15-29 are diagnosed with a urinary tract infection (UTI). Now, investigators have uncovered a rare mutation that renders a UTI-causing pathogen resistant to levofloxaci...
How Only Maternal Mitochondria is Passed Down to Offsprings?
Sep 5, 2017 1:00 pm

San Diego (August 28, 2017)—Mammal embryos shed paternal mitochondria within days of fertilization, perhaps to ensure the offspring a healthy life, a new study shows. Researchers from the Califo...
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Hematology (49)
Blood Test for Early Detection of Brain Metastases of Breast Cancer
Sep 23, 2017 2:00 pm

Houston Methodist cancer researchers are now closer to creating a blood test that can identify breast cancer patients who are at increased risk for developing brain metastasis, and also monitor diseas...
More than 99 percent of the microbes inside us are unknown to science
Sep 19, 2017 6:00 pm

A new survey of DNA fragments circulating in human blood suggests our bodies contain vastly more diverse microbes than anyone previously understood. What's more, the overwhelming majority of those...
'Shapeshifter' that regulates blood clotting is visually captured for the first time
Sep 18, 2017 6:00 pm

We are normally born with a highly sophisticated array of molecules that act as "sentries," constantly scanning our bodies for injuries such as cuts and bruises. One such molecular sentry, k...
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Histopathology (6)
Damages of Fatty liver Are Not Limited to the Liver!
Aug 21, 2017 7:00 pm

Scientists have discovered that a fatty liver can cause damage to other organs. They demonstrate the effects of fatty liver disease on the function of the hormone-producing islet cells in the pancreas...
Dengue Transmission Mapping Shows Strains Stay Close to Home
Apr 23, 2017 6:00 pm

Dengue virus is easily transmitted by mosquitos, but when scientists tracked its spread, they found that most people were exposed to the infection within a few minutes' walking distance to their h...
Mimicking Gut Infections to Better Understand Them
Mar 26, 2017 9:00 am

Vaccines and antimicrobials have done more to transform medicine and extend the average human lifespan than any other scientific breakthrough. Yet infectious diseases remain the world's no. 1 lead...
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Two Genes Linked to Deadly Form of Bacterial Infection
Oct 2, 2017 2:00 pm

The group A Streptococcus pathogen can cause a range of illnesses, from a relatively minor case of strep throat to life-threatening problems like pneumonia, toxic shock syndrome or even flesh-eating d...
New test for rare immunodeficiency
Sep 25, 2017 4:00 pm

Researchers at the University of Basel have developed a test to quickly and reliably diagnose a rare and severe immune defect, hepatic veno-occlusive disease with immunodeficiency. They reported on th...
Most Effective HIV Treatment Ever Develpoped!
Sep 25, 2017 2:00 pm

Scientists have engineered an antibody that attacks 99% of HIV strains and can prevent infection in primates. It is built to attack three critical parts of the virus - making it harder for HIV to r...
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How Semen is a Great Environment for Viruses?
Sep 26, 2017 10:00 am

When it comes to microbes in sexual organs, the vagina and its fluids seem to garner most of the attention. Heck, there is even a consortium dedicated specifically to studying which critters live and ...
The bacteria responsible for legionellosis modulates the host cell metabolism to its advantage
Sep 15, 2017 10:30 am

Scientists have shown that the bacterial pathogen Legionella pneumophila has developed a specific strategy to target host cell mitochondria, the organelles in charge of cellular bioenergetics. Their s...
One step closer in explaining MS relapse during upper respiratory infection
Aug 28, 2017 8:00 pm

For most of us, the flu is just the flu. We suffer through it for several days, and eventually bounce back. But for patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) and other neurological diseases, the flu can t...
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Infertility (14)
How Paracetamol Negatively Affects Male Fetus Development?
Jul 3, 2017 5:00 pm

Paracetamol during pregnancy can inhibit the development of 'male behavior' in mice. New research shows that it can reduce sex drive and aggressive behavior.Paracetamol (acetaminophen) is popu...
New Advances In Studying Infertility in Men
May 27, 2017 3:00 pm

Scientists at the University of Sheffield have developed a new technique to examine human sperm without killing them—helping to improve the diagnosis of fertility problems. The Magnetic Reson...
3D Printing Raise Hope to Cure Infertility Cases for Women
May 19, 2017 9:00 am

3-D printed bioprosthetic mouse ovaries restored fertility in infertile mice and produced healthy mouse pups. The mothers also were able to nurse their pups. The research is targeted to women whose ca...
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Microbiology (121)
Syrian Scientists Find a Way to Use Petroleum-Dwelling Bacteria to Clean Up Oil Contamination
Sep 26, 2017 1:00 pm

For the purpose of environmental protection, governments and international organizations have enacted strict regulations for controlling the process of overexploitation and possibly inappropriate rele...
Bacteria Have More Advantage Over Humans In Space!
Sep 23, 2017 11:00 am

Humans play host to trillions of microbes; we are as bacterial as we are human. As such, microorganisms are going to be along for any rides that humans take into space. It’s known that in outer ...
Immune cells trap bacteria with DNA, protein
Sep 23, 2017 10:00 am

Our innate immune system has a lot of ways to deal with invading pathogens - macrophages gobble up bacteria, for one. Even wilder than that, some immune cells make so-called extracellular traps. Extr...
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Hepatic Enzyme Harms the Liver Itself and Increase Insulin Resistance!
Sep 26, 2017 12:00 pm

In mice that are given a high-fat diet, an increased production of the enzyme DPP4* by the liver promotes an increase in body fat, the development of fatty liver disease and insulin resistance. These ...
Blood Test for Early Detection of Brain Metastases of Breast Cancer
Sep 23, 2017 2:00 pm

Houston Methodist cancer researchers are now closer to creating a blood test that can identify breast cancer patients who are at increased risk for developing brain metastasis, and also monitor diseas...
How Sleep Apnea Can Be a Risk Factor for Diabetes?
Sep 19, 2017 10:00 am

Sleep apnea, left untreated for even a few days, can increase blood sugar and fat levels, stress hormones and blood pressure, according to a new study of sleeping subjects. This research adds further ...
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Hepatic Enzyme Harms the Liver Itself and Increase Insulin Resistance!
Sep 26, 2017 12:00 pm

In mice that are given a high-fat diet, an increased production of the enzyme DPP4* by the liver promotes an increase in body fat, the development of fatty liver disease and insulin resistance. These ...
Rising Hope for Children With Rare Bone Disease
Sep 13, 2017 2:00 pm

Patients with multiple hereditary exostoses (MHE) -- a rare disease that causes the growth of multiple benign bone tumors -- have limited treatment options. The genetic disorder affects roughly 1 in 5...
A Simple Treatment Option For Autoimmune Diseases!
Sep 13, 2017 11:00 am

A protein which protects the fetus during pregnancy, HLA-G1, shows high potential for treating atopic dermatitis and other related diseases. Human leukocyte antigen (HLA)-G is a protein that intera...
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Mycology (3)
Planned Clinical Trials for a New Gene Therapy That Can Save Children's Lives
May 31, 2017 11:00 am

Approximately 250 babies are born in the U.S. each year with Type 1 SMA. Another 5,000 children have a Type 2 SMA, a milder form of the disease that Avexis would also like to target with its gene ther...
The Enormous Uncovered Potentials of Fungi
May 3, 2017 9:00 am

Fungi are a potential goldmine for the production of pharmaceuticals. This is shown by researchers at Chalmers University of Technology, who have developed a method for finding new antibiotics from na...
Getting A Step Closer to the Artificial Organism
Mar 20, 2017 9:00 am

A global research team has built five new synthetic yeast chromosomes, meaning that 30 percent of a key organism's genetic material has now been swapped out for engineered replacements. This is on...
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Nanotechnology (34)
High-fidelity recording of molecular geometry with DNA 'nanoscopy'
Oct 9, 2017 2:00 pm

Researchers are constantly expanding their arsenal of methods to decipher the spatial organization of biological structures. Using microscopes, they can now visualize individual macromolecular compone...
Nanomachines Target Cells Through Nanotunnels!
Sep 26, 2017 11:00 am

Motorized molecules driven by light have been used to drill holes in the membranes of individual cells and show promise for either bringing therapeutic agents into the cells or directly inducing the c...
Possible Safe and Painless Alternative for Liposuction Surgeries
Sep 18, 2017 9:00 am

Researchers have devised a medicated skin patch that can turn energy-storing white fat into energy-burning brown fat locally while raising the body's overall metabolism. The patch could be used to...
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Neurology (438)
New Findings in Neurodegenerative Disorders
Nov 23, 2017 4:00 pm

Researchers at King's College London have discovered new mechanisms of cell death, which may be involved in debilitating neurodegenerative disorders, such as Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson&...
Genetically Engineered Blood Cells To Study Tourette's
Nov 23, 2017 2:00 pm

Scientists at Rutgers University-New Brunswick used a genetic engineering technique for the first time to create brain cells from the blood cells of individuals in a three-generation family with Toure...
How cells adapt to help repair damage
Nov 21, 2017 7:30 pm

Genetic processes that allow cells to transform so they can mend damaged nerves have been identified by scientists. Their insights on tissue repair could advance the search for drug therapies to im...
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Nutrition (83)
Dietary potassium Regulates calcification of arteries
Nov 20, 2017 3:30 pm

Bananas and avocados -- foods that are rich in potassium -- may help protect against pathogenic vascular calcification, also known as hardening of the arteries. University of Alabama at Birmingham ...
Cure for The Type 2 Diabetes in Rodents
Nov 19, 2017 1:30 pm

In a new study, a Yale-led research team uncovers how a very low calorie diet can rapidly reverse type 2 diabetes in animal models. If confirmed in people, the insight provides potential new drug targ...
Whole Grains Can Be The Solution For Healthier Life
Nov 19, 2017 10:40 am

When overweight adults exchange refined grain products -- such as white bread and pasta -- with whole grain varieties, they eat less, they lose weight and the amount of inflammation in their bodies de...
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Obesity (52)
New: Its possible To Be Obese Without Much Eating
Nov 20, 2017 4:30 pm

Obesity is often attributed to a simple equation: People are eating too much and exercising too little. But evidence is growing that at least some of the weight gain that plagues modern humans is pred...
Cure for The Type 2 Diabetes in Rodents
Nov 19, 2017 1:30 pm

In a new study, a Yale-led research team uncovers how a very low calorie diet can rapidly reverse type 2 diabetes in animal models. If confirmed in people, the insight provides potential new drug targ...
What Makes Some Obese People 'Healthier' Than Their Peers?
Nov 19, 2017 11:00 am

One little understood paradox in the study of obesity is that overweight people who break down fat at a high rate are less healthy than peers who store their fat more effectively. That's becaus...
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Ophthalmology (24)
Killer Flies Push the Boundaries of Fast Vision
Oct 8, 2017 6:00 pm

Have you ever noticed that it’s difficult to swat a fly? Although some attribute their deftness to simple feats of agility, new research suggests that there could be a more technical explanation...
Key compounds to resolve abnormal vascular growth in age-related macular degeneration identified
Sep 11, 2017 2:00 pm

A compound of specific bioactive products from a major family of enzymes reduced the severity of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) in a preclinical model, according to a new study led by Massachu...
Preventing Angiogenesis in the Retina Using Genome Eediting
Aug 16, 2017 4:00 pm

A research team from the Schepens Eye Research Institute of Massachusetts Eye and Ear has successfully prevented mice from developing angiogenesis of the retina -- the sensory tissue at the back of th...
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New Consortium Aims to Advance Cell Therapeutics
Oct 9, 2017 10:30 am

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has used $20 million to create a consortium of universities that will support a new engineering research center (ERC), which brings industry and the clinic togeth...
Bio-Rad Shutters Former GnuBio Facility as Part of Digital Biology R&D Consolidation
Sep 28, 2017 6:00 pm

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Bio-Rad Laboratories is closing its Digital Biology Center Cambridge (DBCC), formerly GnuBio, a research and development facility in Cambridge, Massachusetts, GenomeWe...
The Rise of Theranostics
Sep 28, 2017 2:00 pm

This September the Journal of Nuclear Medicine has published a supplement that focuses on theranostics and its increasingly important role in the delivery of precision medicine. By definition, therano...
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Osteology (13)
Treating arthritis with algae
Sep 19, 2017 2:00 pm

Arthritis is the most-widespread joint disease, with around 90 percent of all people over 65 being affected to varying degrees, but this degenerative disease is also widespread amongst younger people....
Rising Hope for Children With Rare Bone Disease
Sep 13, 2017 2:00 pm

Patients with multiple hereditary exostoses (MHE) -- a rare disease that causes the growth of multiple benign bone tumors -- have limited treatment options. The genetic disorder affects roughly 1 in 5...
How Knee Joint Contribute to Bone Length?
Sep 13, 2017 10:00 am

Scientists from the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, US, have revealed a communication system between the knee joint and developing bones in mice, which controls bone growth during early develo...
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How Sleep Apnea Can Be a Risk Factor for Diabetes?
Sep 19, 2017 10:00 am

Sleep apnea, left untreated for even a few days, can increase blood sugar and fat levels, stress hormones and blood pressure, according to a new study of sleeping subjects. This research adds further ...
Sensory cell regeneration, the new path in treating hearing loss.
May 20, 2017 2:00 pm

In an apparent first, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital investigators have used genetic manipulation to regenerate auditory hair cells in adult mice. The research marks a possible advance in t...
Researchers Develop a New Test That Can Identify Hearing Deficits Can not be Detected with Traditional Means
Dec 25, 2016 8:00 am

Two researchers at UConn School of Medicine have developed a new hearing test that can identify hearing loss or deficits in some individuals considered to have normal or near-normal hearing in traditi...
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Revealing Oldest Known Case of Liver Parasite Infection
Sep 4, 2017 3:00 pm

It might have been what the doctor ordered, but it didn’t do the patient much good. A 375-year-old mummified man discovered in South Korea had a parasitic liver infection caught by eating raw sh...
Fungi use water droplet cannons to fling spores into the breeze
Jul 29, 2017 11:00 am

Go for launch. Some fungi shoot out their spores at surprisingly high speed in order to disperse them some way away, but exactly how they accomplish this has remained a mystery until now. “Sp...
Malaria Parasites Adapt With Their Hosts in an Unusual Way
Jul 9, 2017 1:00 pm

Even though malaria still kills one child every minute, the vast majority of those infected still survive, with roughly 200 million new infections every year. A new study has shown that the infectious...
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Pediatrics (49)
Your Birth Month Can Determine Your Adulthood Illnesses
Nov 20, 2017 9:30 am

Studies have shown that babies born in winter tend to have a greater risk of developing type 2 diabetes at some point, while fall babies have a greater lifetime risk of depression. What might explain ...
study suggests: Obesity during Pregnancy Can Harm both Mom and Fetal
Nov 17, 2017 3:30 pm

Obesity during pregnancy -- independent of its health consequences such as diabetes -- may account for the higher risk of giving birth to an atypically large infant, according to researchers at the Na...
Pregnant mice illuminate risk factors that could lead to autism
Sep 27, 2017 10:30 am

A century ago, a largely forgotten, worldwide epidemic that would kill nearly a million people was beginning to take hold. Labelled as sleepy sickness — or more properly encephalitis lethargica ...
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Gut-on-chip good predictor of drug side-effects
Sep 10, 2017 6:00 pm

Research conducted at Leiden has established that guts-on-chips respond in the same way to aspirin as real human organs do. This is a sign that these model organs are good predictors of the effect of ...
Scientists Might Have Discovered a Painkiller That Beats Morphine!
Aug 21, 2017 8:00 pm

A team of scientists led by chemists Stephen Martin and James Sahn at The University of Texas at Austin have discovered what they say is a powerful pain reliever that acts on a previously unknown pain...
How CRISPR Can Help Us To Find Better Treatments for Cancer?
Apr 22, 2017 5:00 pm

We often conceptualize genes as independent units of information, although their behaviour is influenced by interactions with other genes. Now, two independent studies present scalable double-knockout...
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Tumor Organoids Offer a Great Option for Cancer Studys!
Nov 16, 2017 5:00 pm

Scientists have created mini biological models of human primary liver cancers, known as organoids, in the lab for the first time. In a paper published today in Nature Medicine, the tiny laboratory mod...
First Real Life Video That Shows CRISPR in Action!
Nov 16, 2017 1:00 pm

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Tracking live brain activity with the new NeuBtracker open-source microscope
Oct 8, 2017 10:30 am

A team of scientists from the Helmholtz Zentrum München and the Technical University of Munich (TUM) has successfully developed a new type of microscope. The NeuBtracker is an open source microsc...
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Cancer Pen Help Doctors Ensures There is No Cancer Leftovers!
Sep 8, 2017 3:30 pm

Patients emerging from cancer surgery want to know, "Did you get it all?" Now scientists are developing a pen-like probe to help surgeons better tell when it's safe to stop cutting or if...
How protein interactions drive cellular death
Jul 16, 2017 10:00 am

Researchers at the Universities of Tübingen and Konstanz, the Ruhr-Universität Bochum, the Max Planck Institute of Intelligent Systems in Stuttgart, and the German Cancer Research Centers ha...
Scientists Design A Protein From Scratch To Understand More About Proteins' Structures
May 31, 2017 3:00 pm

This research will help to design small proteins and small molecules that could be the basis for future biotechnologies and medicines. A team of chemists and biochemists from the Bristol BioDesign ...
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Genetically Engineered Blood Cells To Study Tourette's
Nov 23, 2017 2:00 pm

Scientists at Rutgers University-New Brunswick used a genetic engineering technique for the first time to create brain cells from the blood cells of individuals in a three-generation family with Toure...
How Can We Vanquish Painful Thoughts & Memories
Nov 19, 2017 9:00 pm

Scientists have identified a key chemical within the 'memory' region of the brain that allows us to suppress unwanted thoughts, helping explain why people who suffer from disorders such as anx...
The Genes That Deterines How Friendly You Are!
Sep 12, 2017 10:00 am

A group of researchers from the National University of Singapore has found that CD38 and CD157 genes that regulate oxytocin, the supreme human social hormone, are associated with the sociality of youn...
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Beta Blockers Treat Debilitating Lung Disease
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Having The Right Bacteria For The Right Compound To Get Benefits!
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Tumor Organoids Offer a Great Option for Cancer Studys!
Nov 16, 2017 5:00 pm

Scientists have created mini biological models of human primary liver cancers, known as organoids, in the lab for the first time. In a paper published today in Nature Medicine, the tiny laboratory mod...
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How Can the Immune System Enables Salamanders to Regenerate?
Sep 26, 2017 5:00 pm

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Al Jalila Foundation invites UAE scientists and students to apply for medical research grants and fellowships
Apr 23, 2017 1:00 pm

Al Jalila Foundation, a member of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, announced today that application for its fourth cycle of seed grants and fellowships has opened. The global phi...
Should Science Have a Say in Politics or Not? "March for Science"
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Apr 17, 2017 7:00 pm

When using cell culture models, scientists are usually analyzing whole populations of cells, averaging the effects seen in thousands of different cells. As technology has progressed in the field, ther...
Researchers Identify a New Driver of Autoimmune Diseases
Feb 15, 2017 5:00 pm

Investigators at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) report pre-clinical research showing that a genetic variant encoded in neutrophil cystolic factor 1 (NCF1) is associated with increa...
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Paraplegic rats walk and regain feeling after stem cell treatment
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Engineered tissue containing human stem cells has allowed paraplegic rats to walk independently and regain sensory perception. The implanted rats also show some degree of healing in their spinal cords...
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Using Stem Cells to Understand Autism
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Syrian researchers use date stones to suck up toxic materials!
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TO DISCOVER how to use a waste material to clean up hazardous chemicals is a notable achievement. To do so while working in a war zone is doubly impressive. But that, with a little help from some fore...
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Sep 4, 2017 5:00 pm

New work by researchers at the University of California, Davis, has suggested that a common class of chemical compounds may be de-energizing mammalian cells. These chemicals, quaternary ammonium compo...
Newly Identified Protein That Protects Liver From Alcohol Damage
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Rare resistance mutation reduces treatment choices for urinary tract infections
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Scientists have engineered an antibody that attacks 99% of HIV strains and can prevent infection in primates. It is built to attack three critical parts of the virus - making it harder for HIV to r...
'Exciting' discovery on path to develop new type of vaccine to treat global viruses
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Scientists at the University of Southampton have made a significant discovery in efforts to develop a vaccine against Zika, dengue and Hepatitis C viruses that affect millions of people around the wor...
A Simple Solution to Get Better Flu Vaccine from Eggs!
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Scientists use chicken eggs to grow flu viruses for use in vaccines. However, the flu vaccine is infamous for having questionable effectiveness. Now, scientists know that it’s partially because ...
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Virology (96)
Why Males Are More Susceptible To Kaposi's Sarcoma Than Women??
Nov 23, 2017 3:00 pm

Male hormones may facilitate infection with a virus that can cause a type of cancer known as Kaposi's sarcoma. This finding, published in PLOS Pathogens by Ke Lan's group of the State Key Labo...
How Semen is a Great Environment for Viruses?
Sep 26, 2017 10:00 am

When it comes to microbes in sexual organs, the vagina and its fluids seem to garner most of the attention. Heck, there is even a consortium dedicated specifically to studying which critters live and ...
Most Effective HIV Treatment Ever Develpoped!
Sep 25, 2017 2:00 pm

Scientists have engineered an antibody that attacks 99% of HIV strains and can prevent infection in primates. It is built to attack three critical parts of the virus - making it harder for HIV to r...
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