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Aging (10)
The Gene That Could Make Our Brains Older
Mar 22, 2017 11:00 am

Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) researchers have discovered a common genetic variant that greatly impacts normal brain aging, starting at around age 65, and may modify the risk for neurod...
A Single Enzyme May Have The Key to Prevent Cellular senescence
Mar 19, 2017 12:00 pm

An enzyme that blocks cellular senescence and its mechanisms has been discovered by a research team from Kumamoto University, Japan. They found that a reduction of the enzyme SETD8, which regulates ce...
For the First Time: Aging Gains its Reputation for Being Good
Mar 12, 2017 1:00 pm

It's a cheering thought for anyone heading towards their golden years. Research from the Babraham Institute has shown that ageing can be beneficial - albeit so far only in yeast. The biological...
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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 (41)
How Viruses Help Bacteria Evolve
Mar 27, 2017 4:00 pm

Inflammation in the gut helps bacterial viruses spread to other strains of bacteria and promotes their success, a new study in mice finds. The results hint that using a vaccine that reduces gut inf...
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...
Imaging the Pathogens' Tiny 'Syringes'
Mar 25, 2017 3:00 pm

Salmonella and many other bacterial pathogens use a nano syringe-like device to deliver toxic proteins into target human cells. Now scientists at Yale and University of Texas Medical Schoo...
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Bioinformatics (14)
Recruiting Viral Army to Attack Cancer
Mar 28, 2017 5:00 pm

You’ve heard of virus causing cancer. Now here’s a virus that can fight cancer. To selectively destroy cancer cells, scientists in Barcelona, Spain are turning to an unfriendly pathogen...
Predicting Autism in Children.
Mar 28, 2017 9:00 am

Scientists have developed a new, highly accurate method that analyzes metabolic biomarkers to assess whether a child is on the autism spectrum, according to a study published in PLOS Computational Bio...
Effect of Maternal Immunity on Infant's Brain Development
Mar 23, 2017 1:00 pm

Maternal infection during pregnancy increases the risk for psychiatric disorders in the child, but the path between the two is something of a mystery. In a study published in Biological Psychiatry,...
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Biopharmaceuticals (9)
Adiponectin as a ٍSensitive Biomarker
Mar 30, 2017 3:00 pm

The theme this year for British Science Week is change. At Randox, our R&D Scientists are helping to change healthcare. By investing heavily into research and development to develop unique diag...
New Drug for Metastatic Urothelial Carcinoma
Mar 29, 2017 2:00 pm

EMD Serono, the biopharmaceutical business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, in the US and Canada, and Pfizer Inc. recently announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted fo...
XELJANZ is Recommended for Active Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment
Mar 29, 2017 10:00 am

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) announced recently that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) adopted a positive opinion recommending XELJANZ® ...
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Biotechnology (108)
How Flexibility Drives Proteins Self-Assembly
Mar 30, 2017 12:00 pm

A new study has modeled a crucial first step in the self-assembly of cellular structures such as drug receptors and other protein complexes, and found that the flexibility of the structures has a d...
Recruiting Viral Army to Attack Cancer
Mar 28, 2017 5:00 pm

You’ve heard of virus causing cancer. Now here’s a virus that can fight cancer. To selectively destroy cancer cells, scientists in Barcelona, Spain are turning to an unfriendly pathogen...
A New Step Towards Designed Babies
Mar 26, 2017 7:00 pm

Science has taken another step toward delivering the perfect newborn – or at least a bouncing baby free of certain genetic defects. Chinese researchers used a genome editing technique called...
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Cancer (468)
New Treatment Option for Breast and Ovarian Cancer
Mar 30, 2017 11:00 am

Researchers at Mayo Clinic have identified an enzyme called UCHL3 that regulates the BRCA2 pathway, which is important for DNA repair. Results of this research are published online in Genes & D...
Targeting tumor triggers in the war against cancer.
Mar 29, 2017 3:00 pm

Many cancer patients that receive chemotherapy go into remission at first, but relapse after treatment is discontinued. There is increasing evidence that this is due to the presence of cancer stem cel...
New Drug for Metastatic Urothelial Carcinoma
Mar 29, 2017 2:00 pm

EMD Serono, the biopharmaceutical business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, in the US and Canada, and Pfizer Inc. recently announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted fo...
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Cancer Therapy (66)
New Treatment Option for Breast and Ovarian Cancer
Mar 30, 2017 11:00 am

Researchers at Mayo Clinic have identified an enzyme called UCHL3 that regulates the BRCA2 pathway, which is important for DNA repair. Results of this research are published online in Genes & D...
Targeting tumor triggers in the war against cancer.
Mar 29, 2017 3:00 pm

Many cancer patients that receive chemotherapy go into remission at first, but relapse after treatment is discontinued. There is increasing evidence that this is due to the presence of cancer stem cel...
Recruiting Viral Army to Attack Cancer
Mar 28, 2017 5:00 pm

You’ve heard of virus causing cancer. Now here’s a virus that can fight cancer. To selectively destroy cancer cells, scientists in Barcelona, Spain are turning to an unfriendly pathogen...
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Cardiology (20)
The Immune Cells That Cause Heart Failure.
Mar 29, 2017 7:00 pm

A new study in mice reveals that eosinophils, a type of disease-fighting white blood cell, appear to be at least partly responsible for the progression of heart muscle inflammation to heart failure in...
New Link Between Immunity and Diabetes
Mar 28, 2017 11:00 am

Immune cells which are reduced in number by obesity could be a new target to treat diseases such as type 2 diabetes and hypertension that affect overweight people, according to a collaborative stud...
New Promising Cholesterol Lowering Drugs
Mar 27, 2017 7:00 pm

Researchers from Imperial College London and their colleagues, who conducted the trial, say the twice-a-year treatment could be safely given with or without statins, depending on individual patient ne...
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Cell Biology (157)
New Treatment Option for Breast and Ovarian Cancer
Mar 30, 2017 11:00 am

Researchers at Mayo Clinic have identified an enzyme called UCHL3 that regulates the BRCA2 pathway, which is important for DNA repair. Results of this research are published online in Genes & D...
How Sugar Signaling And Oil Production is Linked in Plants
Mar 29, 2017 11:00 am

Even plants have to live on an energy budget. While they're known for converting solar energy into chemical energy in the form of sugars, plants have sophisticated biochemical mechanisms for regul...
Molecular Biology Start To Replace Pesticides
Mar 28, 2017 8:00 pm

The first thing Broc Zoller does every morning is check the weather forecast. For the past five years, California farmers like him have struggled through historic drought. Now they face the opposite p...
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Cell Signaling (30)
How Sugar Signaling And Oil Production is Linked in Plants
Mar 29, 2017 11:00 am

Even plants have to live on an energy budget. While they're known for converting solar energy into chemical energy in the form of sugars, plants have sophisticated biochemical mechanisms for regul...
'Criminal' Drug Pump Caught in Action
Mar 23, 2017 7:00 pm

Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center have mapped the conformational changes that occur in a protein "notorious" for pumping chemotherapeutic drugs out of cancer cells and bloc...
New Marker To Fish Out HIV in its Hideouts
Mar 22, 2017 7:00 pm

French researchers have identified a marker that makes it possible to differentiate “dormant” HIV-infected cells from healthy cells. This discovery will make it possible to isolate and ana...
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Clinical Trials (25)
The Immune Cells That Cause Heart Failure.
Mar 29, 2017 7:00 pm

A new study in mice reveals that eosinophils, a type of disease-fighting white blood cell, appear to be at least partly responsible for the progression of heart muscle inflammation to heart failure in...
Targeting tumor triggers in the war against cancer.
Mar 29, 2017 3:00 pm

Many cancer patients that receive chemotherapy go into remission at first, but relapse after treatment is discontinued. There is increasing evidence that this is due to the presence of cancer stem cel...
Recruiting Viral Army to Attack Cancer
Mar 28, 2017 5:00 pm

You’ve heard of virus causing cancer. Now here’s a virus that can fight cancer. To selectively destroy cancer cells, scientists in Barcelona, Spain are turning to an unfriendly pathogen...
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Dentistry (3)
Neanderthals Teeth Provide More Insight into their Life
Mar 12, 2017 9:00 am

Ancient DNA found in the dental plaque of Neandertals -- our nearest extinct relative -- has provided remarkable new insights into their behaviour, diet and evolutionary history, including their use o...
Researchers Discover the Ability of a New Drug in Regenerating Teeth Dentinev
Jan 14, 2017 12:00 pm

Researchers have identified a drug that can regenerate teeth from the inside out, possibly reducing the need for artificial fillings. The drug was previously used in Alzheimer’s clinical trials...
Scientists Develop World-First Dental Vaccine
Dec 20, 2016 8:13 pm

A world-first vaccine developed by Melbourne scientists, which could eliminate or at least reduce the need for surgery and antibiotics for severe gum disease, has been validated by research published ...
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Dermatology (5)
Linking Acne With a Rare Genetic Disease
Mar 19, 2017 4:00 pm

Dowling-Degos disease is a hereditary pigmentation disorder that generally progresses harmlessly. However, some of those affected also develop severe skin inflammation. An international team of resear...
The Role Of HIF1a In Spreading Melanoma
Feb 22, 2017 1:00 pm

Cancerous tumors are voracious. Once they have consumed all the oxygen and nutrients in the original tumor site, the cancer cells travel to other parts of the body (metastasize) to find more nourishme...
The Potential Role For Probiotics In Treatment Of Atopic Dermatitis
Feb 11, 2017 5:00 pm

Evidence supporting a key role for an altered gut microbiome in the development of atopic dermatitis (AD) would suggest that the use of probiotics or prebiotics to correct microbial imbalances in t...
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Developmental Biology (9)
First Molecule to Show Protecting Effects Against Zika Virus
Mar 22, 2017 2:00 pm

A molecule naturally produced by the immune system protects mice and monkeys against Zika virus infection, an international team of researchers has found. Administering the molecule, called 25-hydroxy...
How Prenatal Life Has a Say in Enlarged prostate Development later in life?
Mar 19, 2017 7:00 pm

New research from Michigan State University indicates that embryonic tissue, key to the development of a baby's gender, could contribute to an enlarged prostate, or BPH, in men later in life. ...
In-Vitro Assembly of Embryo For the First Time
Mar 7, 2017 1:00 pm

Scientists at the University of Cambridge have managed to create a structure resembling a mouse embryo in culture, using two types of stem cells - the body's 'master cells' - and a 3D scaf...
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Diabetes (30)
How The Umbilical Cord May Hold The Solution for Type 1 Diabetes?
Mar 30, 2017 5:00 pm

For parents, storing their newborn baby's umbilical cord blood is a way to preserve potentially lifesaving cells. Now, a group of University of Florida Health researchers has found a way to expand...
New Link Between Immunity and Diabetes
Mar 28, 2017 11:00 am

Immune cells which are reduced in number by obesity could be a new target to treat diseases such as type 2 diabetes and hypertension that affect overweight people, according to a collaborative stud...
A Phytochemical In Broccoli Sprouts Ameliorates Obesity And Insulin Resistance
Mar 12, 2017 2:00 pm

Sulforaphane*1, a phytochemical contained in broccoli sprouts at relatively high concentrations, has been known to exert effects of cancer prevention by activating a transcription factor, Nrf2 (nuclea...
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Diseases (533)
Mini-Organs Offer Great Models for Drugs Studies
Mar 30, 2017 4:00 pm

To the naked eye, the little globs of cells are undifferentiated masses, smaller than sesame seeds. Put them under a microscope, though, and these lab-grown miniature organs show striking complexity: ...
How Iceland Makes a big Contribution to Genetic Research؟
Mar 29, 2017 12:00 pm

Iceland has generated a wealth of genetic data. The island nation is isolated, so since it was settled around 1,200 years ago by Vikings, the genetic pool of the population has stayed relatively homog...
New Link Between Immunity and Diabetes
Mar 28, 2017 11:00 am

Immune cells which are reduced in number by obesity could be a new target to treat diseases such as type 2 diabetes and hypertension that affect overweight people, according to a collaborative stud...
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Endocrinology (5)
How Prenatal Life Has a Say in Enlarged prostate Development later in life?
Mar 19, 2017 7:00 pm

New research from Michigan State University indicates that embryonic tissue, key to the development of a baby's gender, could contribute to an enlarged prostate, or BPH, in men later in life. ...
New Role for Hormones in Differentiating Between the Sexes
Mar 7, 2017 11:00 am

The brown anole, a prolific lizard native to Cuba and the Bahamas and now commonly found in many tropical and subtropical regions, is providing new clues to how genetics and hormones work together to ...
New Link Discovered Between Tumors and Immune Diseases
Mar 6, 2017 9:00 pm

Six years ago, researchers from Kobe University discovered a new condition caused by an autoimmune reaction against PIT-1, a pituitary-specific transcription factor that is primarily involved in produ...
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Epigenetics (15)
Can we Really Predict Death Risk Level?
Mar 29, 2017 5:00 pm

Various chemical modifications in the genome determine whether genes are read or deactivated. Methyl labels in the DNA play a key role in this "epigenetic" regulation of gene activity. Life ...
New Hope to Treat Addiction
Mar 26, 2017 12:00 pm

The past few years have seen an explosion of heroin abuse and deaths from opiate overdose. But little is known about the molecular underpinnings of heroin addiction. A new study in Biological Psych...
Effect of Maternal Immunity on Infant's Brain Development
Mar 23, 2017 1:00 pm

Maternal infection during pregnancy increases the risk for psychiatric disorders in the child, but the path between the two is something of a mystery. In a study published in Biological Psychiatry,...
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Evolution (21)
How Viruses Help Bacteria Evolve
Mar 27, 2017 4:00 pm

Inflammation in the gut helps bacterial viruses spread to other strains of bacteria and promotes their success, a new study in mice finds. The results hint that using a vaccine that reduces gut inf...
Answering the "Chicken or the egg?" Question in Plants
Mar 25, 2017 4:00 pm

As in an arms race plants constantly develop new toxic compounds to protect themselves against herbivores and diseases -- and as in war, mobility is important. Therefore, plants evolved transport p...
Redifining Species Based on the Two Genomes in Cells
Mar 20, 2017 9:00 pm

What is a species? Biologists -- and ornithologists in particular -- have been debating the best definition for a very long time. A new commentary published in The Auk: Ornithological Advances propose...
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Featured (182)
A New Strategy To Beat Antibiotic Resistance
Mar 12, 2017 3:00 pm

There has been much recent talk about how to target the rising tide of antibiotic resistance across the world, one of the biggest threats to global health today. While there is no doubting the size...
Neanderthals Teeth Provide More Insight into their Life
Mar 12, 2017 9:00 am

Ancient DNA found in the dental plaque of Neandertals -- our nearest extinct relative -- has provided remarkable new insights into their behaviour, diet and evolutionary history, including their use o...
Bacteria Sleep to Become More Resistant
Feb 17, 2017 5:00 pm

Antibiotic resistance is a major and growing problem worldwide. According to the World Health Organization, antibiotic resistance is rising to dangerously high levels in all parts of the world, and ne...
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Gastroenterology (24)
How Viruses Help Bacteria Evolve
Mar 27, 2017 4:00 pm

Inflammation in the gut helps bacterial viruses spread to other strains of bacteria and promotes their success, a new study in mice finds. The results hint that using a vaccine that reduces gut inf...
Why the Immune System Doesn't Attack The Gut Microflora
Mar 22, 2017 5:00 pm

In order to maintain the microflora in the gut, the immune system must be taught to tolerate foreign bacteria. LMU researches have now shown how immune surveillance cells are educated to perform this ...
The Secret for The High Intestinal Regeneration Power Found
Mar 20, 2017 4:00 pm

The intestine has a high rate of cellular regeneration due to the wear and tear originated by its function degrading and absorbing nutrients and eliminating waste. The entire cell wall is renewed once...
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Gene Therapy (13)
Researchers make discovery that could increase plant yield in wake of looming phosph
Mar 28, 2017 3:00 pm

Scientists at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have pinpointed a key genetic switch that helps soil bacteria living on and inside a plant's roots harvest a vital nutrient with li...
New Promising Cholesterol Lowering Drugs
Mar 27, 2017 7:00 pm

Researchers from Imperial College London and their colleagues, who conducted the trial, say the twice-a-year treatment could be safely given with or without statins, depending on individual patient ne...
A New Step Towards Designed Babies
Mar 26, 2017 7:00 pm

Science has taken another step toward delivering the perfect newborn – or at least a bouncing baby free of certain genetic defects. Chinese researchers used a genome editing technique called...
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General (203)
New Hope to Treat Addiction
Mar 26, 2017 12:00 pm

The past few years have seen an explosion of heroin abuse and deaths from opiate overdose. But little is known about the molecular underpinnings of heroin addiction. A new study in Biological Psych...
MicroRNAs As Markers for Radiation Exposure
Mar 23, 2017 11:00 am

Ionizing radiation incidents—nuclear war, nuclear accidents or terrorist dirty bombs, for example—can cause mass fatalities. Since resources for medical countermeasures are limited, it&rsq...
Importance of Rare Microbes on Environment
Mar 22, 2017 3:00 pm

New work published in Applied and Environmental Microbiology suggests that bacteria present at very small levels in the environment actually make a vital contribution to the health and stability of...
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Genetic Diseases (16)
How a New Study Could Save Thousands of Lives?
Mar 22, 2017 9:00 am

Researchers from Canada, South Africa and Italy have identified a new gene that can lead to sudden death among young people and athletes. The gene, called CDH2, causes arrhythmogenic right ...
Linking Acne With a Rare Genetic Disease
Mar 19, 2017 4:00 pm

Dowling-Degos disease is a hereditary pigmentation disorder that generally progresses harmlessly. However, some of those affected also develop severe skin inflammation. An international team of resear...
Brain Abnormality Linked to Mirror Movement Disorder
Mar 9, 2017 3:00 pm

A condition forcing people to involuntarily mirror movements in opposing limbs has been linked to a common developmental brain disorder. Scientists from The University of Queensland collaborated wi...
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Genetics (318)
BD Launches Reagents to Simplify Single Cell Research
Mar 29, 2017 1:00 pm

BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, recently announced the commercial availability of its new kits that provide an easier method to identify an...
How Iceland Makes a big Contribution to Genetic Research؟
Mar 29, 2017 12:00 pm

Iceland has generated a wealth of genetic data. The island nation is isolated, so since it was settled around 1,200 years ago by Vikings, the genetic pool of the population has stayed relatively homog...
How Sugar Signaling And Oil Production is Linked in Plants
Mar 29, 2017 11:00 am

Even plants have to live on an energy budget. While they're known for converting solar energy into chemical energy in the form of sugars, plants have sophisticated biochemical mechanisms for regul...
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Genome & Genomics (66)
Can we Really Predict Death Risk Level?
Mar 29, 2017 5:00 pm

Various chemical modifications in the genome determine whether genes are read or deactivated. Methyl labels in the DNA play a key role in this "epigenetic" regulation of gene activity. Life ...
BD Announces Early Access Program for BD Resolve™ Single-Cell Analysis Platform
Mar 29, 2017 4:00 pm

BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, today announced an early access program for the BD Resolve™ Single-Cell Gene Expression platform that...
How Iceland Makes a big Contribution to Genetic Research؟
Mar 29, 2017 12:00 pm

Iceland has generated a wealth of genetic data. The island nation is isolated, so since it was settled around 1,200 years ago by Vikings, the genetic pool of the population has stayed relatively homog...
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Gynecology (5)
Ovarian Hormones Stimulate Breast Stem Cells During Pregnancy
Feb 28, 2017 1:00 pm

Walter and Eliza Hall Institute researchers have used advanced cellular, bioinformatics and imaging technology to reveal a long-lived type of stem cell in the breast that is responsible for the growth...
Analyzing Genes Copies to Find New Cancer Treatments
Feb 18, 2017 3:00 pm

A team of 18 University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Moores Cancer Center researchers has developed a new tool to analyze an often overlooked aspect of cancer genetics—an alter...
Prenatal Care Leads to Stronger Muscles For Bewborn Babies
Feb 9, 2017 8:00 am

Born too soon, she weighed just over 1 pound at birth and spent the first three months of her life in the neonatal intensive care unit, fighting to live. This tiny baby survived under the care of s...
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Hematology (16)
How Lungs Act Like A Backup for Bone Marrow?
Mar 30, 2017 7:00 pm

Using video microscopy in the living mouse lung, UC San Francisco scientists have revealed that the lungs play a previously unrecognized role in blood production. As reported online March 22, 2017 in ...
A New Step Towards Designed Babies
Mar 26, 2017 7:00 pm

Science has taken another step toward delivering the perfect newborn – or at least a bouncing baby free of certain genetic defects. Chinese researchers used a genome editing technique called...
FDA Approves Merck’s KEYTRUDA® (pembrolizumab) for Adult and Pediatric Patients with Classical Hodgkin Lymphoma (cHL) Refractory to Treatment, or Who Have Relapsed After Three or More Prior Lines of Therapy
Mar 20, 2017 12:00 am

PDFPrint KENILWORTH, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Merck (NYSE:MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved KE...
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Histopathology (4)
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...
HistoCore PEARL for Tissue Processing is a fully enclosed system providing high-quality processing, simple operation, and enhanced user safety
Mar 2, 2017 6:00 pm

Leica Biosystems lately announced the addition of the HistoCore PEARL to their full line of tissue processors. PEARL is a fully enclosed system providing high-quality processing, simple operati...
New Collaboration to Improve Disease Diagnosis and Personalized Medicine
Mar 1, 2017 3:00 pm

Bayer has entered into an agreement with Leica Biosystems to collaborate on the development of companion diagnostic tests based on tissue samples using RNAscope® (a multiplex nucleic acid hybridiz...
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Immunology (144)
How The Umbilical Cord May Hold The Solution for Type 1 Diabetes?
Mar 30, 2017 5:00 pm

For parents, storing their newborn baby's umbilical cord blood is a way to preserve potentially lifesaving cells. Now, a group of University of Florida Health researchers has found a way to expand...
How Obesity Drives Immunity Out of Control
Mar 30, 2017 9:00 am

A specific type of immune cells take charge of defending fat tissue from microbes and maintaining homeostatic tissue remodeling, making sure there is just the right amount of pro-inflammatory macropha...
The Immune Cells That Cause Heart Failure.
Mar 29, 2017 7:00 pm

A new study in mice reveals that eosinophils, a type of disease-fighting white blood cell, appear to be at least partly responsible for the progression of heart muscle inflammation to heart failure in...
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Infectious Diseases (22)
New Method to Provide First-Line Drug Against Malaria
Mar 22, 2017 9:00 pm

Researchers at Cardiff University have devised a new way of creating a drug commonly used as the first line of defence against malaria around the world. Artemisinin is a drug recomme...
First Molecule to Show Protecting Effects Against Zika Virus
Mar 22, 2017 2:00 pm

A molecule naturally produced by the immune system protects mice and monkeys against Zika virus infection, an international team of researchers has found. Administering the molecule, called 25-hydroxy...
Why is There No Vaccine Against HCV?
Mar 22, 2017 12:00 pm

Unlike its viral cousins hepatitis A and B, hepatitis C virus (HCV) has eluded the development of a vaccine and infected more than 170 million people worldwide. Now, researchers at Johns Hopkins Me...
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Infertility (5)
Mystery of How Sperms Move Solved
Mar 27, 2017 9:00 am

Researchers have developed a mathematical formula based on the rhythmic movement of a sperm’s head and tail, which significantly reduces the complexities of understanding and predicting how sper...
Study Reveal a Potential Way to Protect Female Fertility from Chemotherapy Drugs
Feb 12, 2017 3:00 pm

A naturally occurring hormone that plays an important role in fetal development may be the basis for a new type of reversible contraceptive that can protect ovaries from the damage caused by chemot...
Facts About Kisspeptin; Love Hormon
Jan 30, 2017 8:00 am

TUESDAY, Jan. 24, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- There may be a way to boost the activity of a hormone linked to love and sex, British researchers report. The naturally occurring hormone is called kisspe...
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Microbiology (63)
Dysbiotic Gut Microbiota Is Harmful, or Not?
Mar 28, 2017 12:00 pm

 An unhealthy diet changes the composition of the gut flora and it is generally assumed that this maladaptation called “dysbiosis” triggers disease. A study by Matteo Serino and his c...
Chance Influence Bacteria Populations in the Guts
Mar 6, 2017 2:00 pm

Within the human digestive tract, there are trillions of bacteria, and these communities contain hundreds or even thousands of species. The makeup of those populations can vary greatly from one person...
Viral Protein Enables Photosynthesis in Bacteria
Feb 28, 2017 3:00 pm

Viruses propagate by infecting a host cell and reproducing inside. This not only affects humans and animals, but bacteria as well. This type of virus is called bacteriophage. They carry so called auxi...
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Molecular Biochemistry (213)
Recruiting Viral Army to Attack Cancer
Mar 28, 2017 5:00 pm

You’ve heard of virus causing cancer. Now here’s a virus that can fight cancer. To selectively destroy cancer cells, scientists in Barcelona, Spain are turning to an unfriendly pathogen...
Answering the "Chicken or the egg?" Question in Plants
Mar 25, 2017 4:00 pm

As in an arms race plants constantly develop new toxic compounds to protect themselves against herbivores and diseases -- and as in war, mobility is important. Therefore, plants evolved transport p...
MicroRNAs As Markers for Radiation Exposure
Mar 23, 2017 11:00 am

Ionizing radiation incidents—nuclear war, nuclear accidents or terrorist dirty bombs, for example—can cause mass fatalities. Since resources for medical countermeasures are limited, it&rsq...
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Molecular Pharmacology (97)
Targeting tumor triggers in the war against cancer.
Mar 29, 2017 3:00 pm

Many cancer patients that receive chemotherapy go into remission at first, but relapse after treatment is discontinued. There is increasing evidence that this is due to the presence of cancer stem cel...
A Breakthrough Study on a New Heart Drug.
Mar 27, 2017 10:00 am

Scientists at the MDI Biological Laboratory and Novo Biosciences have identified a drug candidate to restore heart muscle function following a heart attack. Their research on the role of MSI-1436 in r...
The Next Generation of Cholesterol Lowering Drugs
Mar 25, 2017 7:00 pm

For years, medical researchers have hoped that a burgeoning class of cholesterol drugs targeting a protein called PCSK9 could be the next generation of blockb...
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Mycology (1)
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 (6)
Nano-implants Help Restoring Vision
Mar 23, 2017 5:00 pm

A team of engineers at the University of California San Diego and La Jolla-based startup Nanovision Biosciences Inc. have developed the nanotechnology and wireless electronics for a new type of ret...
How Nanotechnlogy was used for Stem Cell Culture
Mar 19, 2017 9:00 am

A team of researchers in Japan has developed a new platform for culturing human pluripotent stem cells that provides far more control of culture conditions than previous tools by using micro and na...
Creating Molecules That Collects Solar Power Without Solar Panels
Mar 12, 2017 10:00 am

An international team of scientists led by Liang-shi Li at Indiana University has achieved a new milestone in the quest to recycle carbon dioxide in Earth's atmosphere into carbon-neutral fuels an...
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Neurology (262)
Scientific Evidence That Electroacupuncture Benefits Are Not a Myth
Mar 28, 2017 7:00 pm

A study led by Indiana University School of Medicine researchers demonstrates how electroacupuncture triggers a neurological mechanism that can help promote tissue repair and relieve injury-induced pa...
Generating Stem Cells without Any Genetic Modification
Mar 27, 2017 5:00 pm

A discovery, several years in the making, by a University at Buffalo research team has demonstrated that adult skin cells can be converted into neural crest cells (a type of stem cell) without any ...
Effect of Cell Environment on Eye Diseases
Mar 27, 2017 2:00 pm

In case of ischemic injury to the retina, changes occur in the protein scaffold in the environment of retinal cells, the so-called extracellular matrix. Various eye diseases, such as glaucoma, are ...
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Nutrition (24)
Dysbiotic Gut Microbiota Is Harmful, or Not?
Mar 28, 2017 12:00 pm

 An unhealthy diet changes the composition of the gut flora and it is generally assumed that this maladaptation called “dysbiosis” triggers disease. A study by Matteo Serino and his c...
Could Anorexia Nervosa Really Be Caused by Genetic Defects.
Mar 18, 2017 3:00 pm

An international research team, led by scientists at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, has created the first cellular model of anorexia nervosa (AN), reprogramming induced pluripo...
Understanding the Contradicting Effects of Soybeans on Breast Cancer
Mar 16, 2017 9:00 am

Scientists at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center have investigated the relationship between soy consumption and breast cancer in animal models, finding a mixed bag of effects. In rodents,...
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Obesity (16)
How Obesity Drives Immunity Out of Control
Mar 30, 2017 9:00 am

A specific type of immune cells take charge of defending fat tissue from microbes and maintaining homeostatic tissue remodeling, making sure there is just the right amount of pro-inflammatory macropha...
New Link Between Immunity and Diabetes
Mar 28, 2017 11:00 am

Immune cells which are reduced in number by obesity could be a new target to treat diseases such as type 2 diabetes and hypertension that affect overweight people, according to a collaborative stud...
A Phytochemical In Broccoli Sprouts Ameliorates Obesity And Insulin Resistance
Mar 12, 2017 2:00 pm

Sulforaphane*1, a phytochemical contained in broccoli sprouts at relatively high concentrations, has been known to exert effects of cancer prevention by activating a transcription factor, Nrf2 (nuclea...
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Ophthalmology (6)
Effect of Cell Environment on Eye Diseases
Mar 27, 2017 2:00 pm

In case of ischemic injury to the retina, changes occur in the protein scaffold in the environment of retinal cells, the so-called extracellular matrix. Various eye diseases, such as glaucoma, are ...
Nano-implants Help Restoring Vision
Mar 23, 2017 5:00 pm

A team of engineers at the University of California San Diego and La Jolla-based startup Nanovision Biosciences Inc. have developed the nanotechnology and wireless electronics for a new type of ret...
The Danger of Unauthorized Stem Cell Therapy
Mar 21, 2017 5:00 pm

Three women suffered severe, permanent eye damage after stem cells were injected into their eyes, in an unproven treatment at a loosely regulated clinic in Florida, doctors reported in an article publ...
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Organizations / Institutions (2)
Law Suit Over a Mouse
Mar 28, 2017 1:00 pm

Like a zombie that keeps on kicking, legal battles over mutant mice used for Alzheimer’s research are haunting the field once again — four years after the last round of lawsuits. In the...
New Noninvasive Preimplantation Genetic Screening
Feb 19, 2017 9:00 am

Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced that it is extending its collaboration with the Centre for Human Genetics of the University of Leuven and the University Hospital of Leuven in Belgi...
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Osteology (2)
Bones Used as Models for Metals
Mar 29, 2017 9:00 pm

Our bones are light, tough, and fracture resistant. That’s because of the hierarchical way in which they are built. On the nanoscale, tiny collagen fibers have a laminatelike arrangement, with d...
Fighting MRSA Using Silver Ion-coated Medical Devices
Feb 20, 2017 5:00 pm

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections are caused by a type of staph bacteria that has become resistant to the antibiotics used to treat ordinary staph infections. The rise of M...
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Otolaryngology (1)
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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Parasitology (14)
New Method to Provide First-Line Drug Against Malaria
Mar 22, 2017 9:00 pm

Researchers at Cardiff University have devised a new way of creating a drug commonly used as the first line of defence against malaria around the world. Artemisinin is a drug recomme...
Leishmaniasis Vaccine Found in Flies
Mar 18, 2017 4:00 pm

Leishmaniasis, caused by the bite of a sand fly carrying a Leishmania parasite, infects around a million people a year around the world. Now, making progress toward a vaccine against the parasitic dis...
More Insight About T Cell Maturation Using A new Genomic Technology
Mar 8, 2017 3:00 pm

Scientists have revealed for the first time how immature mouse immune cells, called T cells, choose which type of skills they will develop to fight malaria infection. Reported today in Science Immunol...
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Pediatrics (14)
How The Umbilical Cord May Hold The Solution for Type 1 Diabetes?
Mar 30, 2017 5:00 pm

For parents, storing their newborn baby's umbilical cord blood is a way to preserve potentially lifesaving cells. Now, a group of University of Florida Health researchers has found a way to expand...
Effect of Maternal Immunity on Infant's Brain Development
Mar 23, 2017 1:00 pm

Maternal infection during pregnancy increases the risk for psychiatric disorders in the child, but the path between the two is something of a mystery. In a study published in Biological Psychiatry,...
New Treatment For Rare Blood Disorder Using Stem Cell Derived Cells
Feb 23, 2017 11:00 am

Researchers at Boston Children's Hospital's Stem Cell Research Program were able, for the first time, to use patients' own cells to create cells similar to those in bone marrow, and then u...
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Pharmacogenetics (3)
New Promising Cholesterol Lowering Drugs
Mar 27, 2017 7:00 pm

Researchers from Imperial College London and their colleagues, who conducted the trial, say the twice-a-year treatment could be safely given with or without statins, depending on individual patient ne...
How Paracetamol Causes Liver Damage
Feb 16, 2017 6:30 pm

Scientists have shed new light on how the common painkiller paracetamol causes liver damage. Their findings may offer valuable insights into poisoning caused by an excess dose, which can be difficult...
Addiction Treatment Dose Determined by Genetic Variants
Feb 4, 2017 8:00 am

Yale researchers have discovered a genetic variant that may assist in personalizing treatment of opioid addiction. The results of their genome-wide association study were published Jan. 24 in the jou...
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Products & Technologies (267)
ExiStation™ Universal Molecular Diagnostic System
Mar 30, 2017 9:00 pm

ExiStation™ Universal Molecular Diagnostic System is an innovative semi-automated real-time qPCR based molecular diagnostic system. ExiStation™ is a workflow platform consisting of three E...
Mini-Organs Offer Great Models for Drugs Studies
Mar 30, 2017 4:00 pm

To the naked eye, the little globs of cells are undifferentiated masses, smaller than sesame seeds. Put them under a microscope, though, and these lab-grown miniature organs show striking complexity: ...
Adiponectin as a ٍSensitive Biomarker
Mar 30, 2017 3:00 pm

The theme this year for British Science Week is change. At Randox, our R&D Scientists are helping to change healthcare. By investing heavily into research and development to develop unique diag...
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Proteome & Proteomics (12)
New Study Helps for Better Understanding of Photosynthesis
Mar 16, 2017 1:00 pm

Terry Bricker, Moreland Family Professor in the Louisiana State University (LSU) Department of Biological Sciences, and colleagues at Palacký University in the Czech Republic and at the Univers...
World-first Synthetic Receptor Mimics How Cells Communicate With Their Environment
Mar 12, 2017 12:00 pm

Researchers from the University of Bristol have found a way to mimic the way cells in living organisms 'talk' to the world around them by creating a world-first synthetic receptor which can re...
Scientists Identify Protein In Worm Virus That Could Help Fight Infectious Disease
Mar 12, 2017 11:00 am

A protein unlike any other appears to be partially responsible for upsetting the stomachs of the most common animal on the planet. Results of a Rice University study of the Orsay virus unique to ne...
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Psychology (26)
Predicting Autism in Children.
Mar 28, 2017 9:00 am

Scientists have developed a new, highly accurate method that analyzes metabolic biomarkers to assess whether a child is on the autism spectrum, according to a study published in PLOS Computational Bio...
Effect of Maternal Immunity on Infant's Brain Development
Mar 23, 2017 1:00 pm

Maternal infection during pregnancy increases the risk for psychiatric disorders in the child, but the path between the two is something of a mystery. In a study published in Biological Psychiatry,...
Scientist Find Out How to Improve Symptoms of Autism
Mar 19, 2017 5:00 pm

Researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) have gained new insight into the genetic and neuronal circuit mechanisms that may contribute to impaired sociability in some forms of Autism...
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Pulmonary & Respiratory Medicine (4)
How Lungs Act Like A Backup for Bone Marrow?
Mar 30, 2017 7:00 pm

Using video microscopy in the living mouse lung, UC San Francisco scientists have revealed that the lungs play a previously unrecognized role in blood production. As reported online March 22, 2017 in ...
Treating Asthma by Removing its Cause from the Blood
Mar 11, 2017 10:00 am

Allergies are the commonest cause of asthma. The immune system over-reacts to harmless substances such as birch or grass pollen, for example, forming immunoglobulin E antibodies (IgE). Together with t...
Ants help Scientists to Find antibiotic That Beats MRSA
Feb 23, 2017 5:00 pm

A new antibiotic, produced by bacteria found on a species of African ant, is very potent against antibiotic-resistant 'superbugs' like MRSA according to scientists. Researchers at the Unive...
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Regenerative Medicine & Cell Therapy (7)
A Breakthrough Study on a New Heart Drug.
Mar 27, 2017 10:00 am

Scientists at the MDI Biological Laboratory and Novo Biosciences have identified a drug candidate to restore heart muscle function following a heart attack. Their research on the role of MSI-1436 in r...
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...
Discovering Key Regulators Of Bone-building Cells
Feb 22, 2017 9:00 pm

The prospect of regenerating bone lost to cancer or trauma is a step closer to the clinic as University of Wisconsin-Madison scientists have identified two proteins found in bone marrow as key regulat...
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Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms (1)
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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Stem Cells & Cancer Stem Cells (103)
How The Umbilical Cord May Hold The Solution for Type 1 Diabetes?
Mar 30, 2017 5:00 pm

For parents, storing their newborn baby's umbilical cord blood is a way to preserve potentially lifesaving cells. Now, a group of University of Florida Health researchers has found a way to expand...
Mini-Organs Offer Great Models for Drugs Studies
Mar 30, 2017 4:00 pm

To the naked eye, the little globs of cells are undifferentiated masses, smaller than sesame seeds. Put them under a microscope, though, and these lab-grown miniature organs show striking complexity: ...
Scientific Evidence That Electroacupuncture Benefits Are Not a Myth
Mar 28, 2017 7:00 pm

A study led by Indiana University School of Medicine researchers demonstrates how electroacupuncture triggers a neurological mechanism that can help promote tissue repair and relieve injury-induced pa...
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Toxicology (3)
How Paracetamol Causes Liver Damage
Feb 16, 2017 6:30 pm

Scientists have shed new light on how the common painkiller paracetamol causes liver damage. Their findings may offer valuable insights into poisoning caused by an excess dose, which can be difficult...
Highly Fluorinated Chemicals Is Contained In Fast Food Packaging
Feb 11, 2017 1:00 pm

Many Americans, with the start of the New Year, will resolve to cut back on fast food to avoid an overload of fat and calories. Yet, there is another reason to resist the temptation to indulge in f...
Studies Reveal Effects of Hazardous Chemicals in the Environment on Pregnant Women and Fetus Health
Jan 1, 1900 12:00 am

Each day, we are exposed to an array of chemicals lurking in the foods we eat and the common products we use. Pregnant women and their developing offspring are particularly at risk for the adverse hea...
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Urology (2)
Studying Kidney Diseases in Drosophila
Mar 27, 2017 11:00 am

The majority of genes associated with nephrotic syndrome (NS) in humans also play pivotal roles in Drosophila renal function, a conservation of function across species that validates transgenic fli...
Smoking During Pregnancy May Compromise Children's Kidney Function
Dec 25, 2016 11:00 am

In a new study, young children showed signs of kidney damage if their mothers smoked while pregnant. The findings, which appear in an upcoming issue of the Clinical Journal of the American Society of ...
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Vaccines (17)
First Global Guidance for HPV Vaccination
Mar 30, 2017 2:00 pm

The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) today issued a clinical practice guideline on human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination for the prevention of cervical cancer. This is the first guideline...
The Road to Develop an HIV vaccine
Mar 27, 2017 9:00 pm

In 2015, 17 million HIV-infected individuals worldwide were on antiretroviral drug therapies, which are remarkably effective in suppressing the virus. Yet, 6000 people a day became newly infected, mak...
Leishmaniasis Vaccine Found in Flies
Mar 18, 2017 4:00 pm

Leishmaniasis, caused by the bite of a sand fly carrying a Leishmania parasite, infects around a million people a year around the world. Now, making progress toward a vaccine against the parasitic dis...
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Virology (34)
First Global Guidance for HPV Vaccination
Mar 30, 2017 2:00 pm

The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) today issued a clinical practice guideline on human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination for the prevention of cervical cancer. This is the first guideline...
MERS Diagnostic Kit Now Available
Mar 30, 2017 10:00 am

In the midst of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (“MERS ”) outbreak, which is spreading out in South Korea and killed two people already, Bioneer  announced that they are starting to ...
The Road to Develop an HIV vaccine
Mar 27, 2017 9:00 pm

In 2015, 17 million HIV-infected individuals worldwide were on antiretroviral drug therapies, which are remarkably effective in suppressing the virus. Yet, 6000 people a day became newly infected, mak...
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