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Aging (16)
How Fat Cells Can Harm the Bones?
Apr 23, 2017 5:00 pm

The build-up of fat cells in the bone marrow could explain why bones grow weaker and heal more slowly with age. Tim Schulz at the German Institute of Human Nutrition in Potsdam-Rehbrücke and h...
How Age Impact Diseases Spreading?
Apr 21, 2017 10:00 am

How a disease outbreak affects a group of animals depends on the breakdown of ages in the population, research has shown. The findings could help scientists better understand how events such as dis...
A New Research Method That Can Be A Game Changer in Cancer Research!
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...
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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 (56)
A Smart Way to Study Whales Health in the Ocean
Apr 20, 2017 3:00 pm

Droplets and exhaled breath caught from the blowholes of killer whales along the Pacific coast are providing scientists with insights into whale health and revealing bacteria and fungi that may be a t...
How Intestinal Bacteria Can Protect Against Diabetes?
Apr 19, 2017 9:00 am

A high concentration of indolepropionic acid in the serum protects against type 2 diabetes, shows a new study from the University of Eastern Finland. Indolepropionic acid is a metabolite produced by i...
Mycobacterium Abscessus May Become Contagious
Apr 17, 2017 4:00 pm

Genome sequencing of Mycobacterium abscessus strains that infect the lungs suggests a possible shift in the bacterium's mode of infection from environmental acquisition to human transmission. This...
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Bioinformatics (43)
Emerging Drug Target To Several Deadly Diseases
Apr 24, 2017 1:00 pm

Researchers hope to design a new generation of drugs against an array of deadly diseases. The task, however, is costly, arduous and often ineffective. One of the key challenges is understanding a part...
Is There Really Biomarkers to Predict Heart Disease?
Apr 24, 2017 9:00 am

Someday there might be a database of factors collected by years of scientific research available as a source of information for people who want to know their risk of developing heart disease later in ...
Exploring the unique mechanism our brain learns and memorizes.
Apr 23, 2017 3:00 pm

The human brain contains everything we learn and all of the memories from our lives; the nerve cells in the brain and the molecular interactions between them function as the centers of that activity. ...
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Biopharmaceuticals (18)
Precision medicine to treat parkinson's disease.
Apr 23, 2017 1:00 pm

Two landmark publications with one or more co-authors from the University of Cincinnati Gardner Neuroscience Institute outline a transformative approach to defining, studying and treating Parkinson...
determining the right colon cancer candidates to treat with anti-EGFR antibodies.
Apr 19, 2017 6:00 pm

EGFR (Epidermal Growth Factor Receptors) are involved in the development and progression of many types of cancer and bowel cancer (colon carcinoma) in particular. So-called anti-EGFR antibodies are us...
More Aggressive Cancer Means Better Drug Activity, How is That Possible?!
Apr 17, 2017 1:00 pm

Many cancer patients struggle with the adverse effects of chemotherapy, still the most prescribed cancer treatment. For patients with pancreatic cancer and other aggressive cancers, the forecast is mo...
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Biotechnology (135)
Drug stalls protein translation
Apr 24, 2017 1:30 pm

The discovery of a compound that interrupts the production of a specific protein could open up a fresh path to drug discovery. Cells rely on complex molecular machines called ribosomes to translate...
A New Easy Method To Purify Water from Viruses
Apr 23, 2017 7:00 pm

Researchers from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) have developed novel ultrafiltration membranes that significantly improve the virus-...
Exploring the unique mechanism our brain learns and memorizes.
Apr 23, 2017 3:00 pm

The human brain contains everything we learn and all of the memories from our lives; the nerve cells in the brain and the molecular interactions between them function as the centers of that activity. ...
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Cancer (500)
Personalizing Breast Cancer Treatments by Targeting Specific Proteins
Apr 24, 2017 3:00 pm

One of the major aims of biomedical research is to improve patient therapy, and as more powerful research and clinical tools have become available, therapeutics that are tailored to individual patient...
Immune Stem Cells Treat the Most Common Type of Liver Cancer
Apr 24, 2017 2:00 pm

There are more multiple causes of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and more than five approaches to treating it. Well, add one more to the list. Combining stem cell science and immunotherapy techniques,...
Predicting Risk of Aggressive Prostate Cancer
Apr 24, 2017 11:30 am

Scientists are reporting a test which can predict which patients are most at risk from aggressive prostate cancer, and whether they suffer an increased chance of treatment failure. This test, reported...
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Cancer Therapy (89)
Personalizing Breast Cancer Treatments by Targeting Specific Proteins
Apr 24, 2017 3:00 pm

One of the major aims of biomedical research is to improve patient therapy, and as more powerful research and clinical tools have become available, therapeutics that are tailored to individual patient...
Predicting Risk of Aggressive Prostate Cancer
Apr 24, 2017 11:30 am

Scientists are reporting a test which can predict which patients are most at risk from aggressive prostate cancer, and whether they suffer an increased chance of treatment failure. This test, reported...
What do male infertility and cancer vaccine failure have in common?
Apr 23, 2017 8:00 pm

Scientiss previously thought the testes had no contact with the immune system, thanks to an “impenetrable wall of cells.” Recent research findings from the University of Virginia, publishe...
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Cardiology (29)
Is There Really Biomarkers to Predict Heart Disease?
Apr 24, 2017 9:00 am

Someday there might be a database of factors collected by years of scientific research available as a source of information for people who want to know their risk of developing heart disease later in ...
Fruits and vegetables' latest superpower? Lowering blood pressure
Apr 19, 2017 11:00 am

Eating potassium-rich foods like sweet potatoes, avocados, spinach, beans, bananas -- and even coffee -- could be key to lowering blood pressure, according to Alicia McDonough, PhD, professor of cell ...
Inhibiting Synthesis of Protein Responsible for LDL formation
Apr 15, 2017 3:00 pm

Proprotein convertase subtilisin/kexin type 9 (PCSK9) plays a key role in regulating the levels of plasma low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C). Here, we demonstrate that the compound PF-0644684...
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Cell Biology (204)
Drug stalls protein translation
Apr 24, 2017 1:30 pm

The discovery of a compound that interrupts the production of a specific protein could open up a fresh path to drug discovery. Cells rely on complex molecular machines called ribosomes to translate...
Emerging Drug Target To Several Deadly Diseases
Apr 24, 2017 1:00 pm

Researchers hope to design a new generation of drugs against an array of deadly diseases. The task, however, is costly, arduous and often ineffective. One of the key challenges is understanding a part...
New cell membrane fusion model challenges dogma
Apr 24, 2017 12:00 pm

Membrane fusion lies at the heart of many cell functions -- from the secretion of antibodies to the release of neurotransmitters. For more than two decades, one view of the process by which membrane f...
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Cell Signaling (39)
Evolocumab, a new and more efficient drug than statin.
Apr 15, 2017 11:00 am

A new drug may drastically cut cholesterol levels so significantly that doctors say it can help thwart some of the biggest killers in the world: heart attacks and strokes.The drug is known as evolocum...
What are the different types of cell-based assays?
Apr 13, 2017 11:00 am

Cell-based assays provide a wealth of information and are valuable tools in drug discovery applications. Reducing high attrition rates due to toxicity in drug development continues to be a key challen...
The role of protein DND1 in maintaining germline stem cells.
Apr 11, 2017 10:00 am

The vertebrate-conserved RNA-binding protein DND1 is required for the survival of primordial germ cells (PGCs), as well as the suppression of germ cell tumours in mice1, 2, 3, 4, 5. Here we show that ...
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Clinical Trials (38)
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...
How a Blood Test Can Help Treat Depression More Efficiently?
Apr 19, 2017 7:00 pm

Doctors for the first time can determine which medication is more likely to help a patient overcome depression, according to research that pushes the medical field beyond what has essentially been a g...
A Step Forward in the treating Devastating Spinal Cord Injuries
Apr 17, 2017 10:00 am

Mayo Clinic researchers used electrical stimulation on the spinal cord and intense physical therapy to help a man intentionally move his paralyzed legs, stand and make steplike motions for the first t...
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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 (6)
Melanoma cells , born to move.
Apr 12, 2017 8:00 pm

Melanoma is the most serious skin cancer and can be quite aggressive, as seen in the following video. Researchers at the University of Iowa captured them as they invaded a gel, quickly joining up with...
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...
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Developmental Biology (29)
How Fat Cells Can Harm the Bones?
Apr 23, 2017 5:00 pm

The build-up of fat cells in the bone marrow could explain why bones grow weaker and heal more slowly with age. Tim Schulz at the German Institute of Human Nutrition in Potsdam-Rehbrücke and h...
Machine learning lets scientists reverse-engineer cellular control networks
Apr 23, 2017 4:00 pm

The flow of information between cells in our bodies is exceedingly complex: sensing, signaling, and influencing each other in a constant flow of microscopic engagements. These interactions are critica...
Evolution of proteins, a long process leading to a useful result.
Apr 23, 2017 2:00 pm

How a drug-like protein ring evolved in sunflowers has been pieced together by Australian and US scientists in a study published in Molecular Biology and Evolution. Although the evolutionary process t...
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Diabetes (33)
Novel Class of Anti-Diabetics Invented
Apr 22, 2017 7:00 pm

Scientists may have found a new tool for studying—and maybe even treating—Type 2 diabetes, the form of diabetes considered responsible for close to 95 percent of cases in the United States...
How Intestinal Bacteria Can Protect Against Diabetes?
Apr 19, 2017 9:00 am

A high concentration of indolepropionic acid in the serum protects against type 2 diabetes, shows a new study from the University of Eastern Finland. Indolepropionic acid is a metabolite produced by i...
Urine metabolites may help predict which obese teens will develop diabetes
Apr 18, 2017 11:00 am

Researchers have discovered a unique metabolic "signature" in the urine of diabetic, obese black teenagers that they say may become a way to predict the development of type 2 diabetes in peo...
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Diseases (539)
Emerging Drug Target To Several Deadly Diseases
Apr 24, 2017 1:00 pm

Researchers hope to design a new generation of drugs against an array of deadly diseases. The task, however, is costly, arduous and often ineffective. One of the key challenges is understanding a part...
College of Applied Medical Sciences Publishes One of Seven Patented Researches
Apr 22, 2017 11:00 am

The College of Applied Medical Science has published its first patent registered by the United States Patent and Trademark Office and European Patent Organization (EPO) as part of a development plan t...
How Age Impact Diseases Spreading?
Apr 21, 2017 10:00 am

How a disease outbreak affects a group of animals depends on the breakdown of ages in the population, research has shown. The findings could help scientists better understand how events such as dis...
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Endocrinology (9)
Novel Class of Anti-Diabetics Invented
Apr 22, 2017 7:00 pm

Scientists may have found a new tool for studying—and maybe even treating—Type 2 diabetes, the form of diabetes considered responsible for close to 95 percent of cases in the United States...
A New Salvation to Reduce Obesity
Apr 16, 2017 9:00 am

A new study finds that a noninvasive electromagnetic brain stimulation technique helps obese people lose weight, partly by changing the composition of their intestinal bacteria -- the so-called gut mi...
Cortisol excess hits natural DNA process and mental health hard
Apr 12, 2017 3:00 pm

High concentrations of the stress hormone, Cortisol, in the body affect important DNA processes and increase the risk of long-term psychological consequences. These relationships are evident in a stud...
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Epigenetics (20)
How to explain varying outcomes for cancer, Down Syndrome?
Apr 20, 2017 1:00 pm

Aneuploidy is a condition in which cells contain an abnormal number of chromosomes, and is known to be the cause of many types of cancer and genetic disorders, including Down Syndrome. The condition i...
How Long Non-Coding RNA Promotes Myogenesis
Apr 17, 2017 9:00 pm

Recent studies indicate important roles for long noncoding RNAs (lncRNAs) as essential regulators of myogenesis and adult skeletal muscle regeneration. However, the specific roles of lncRNAs in myogen...
Transcripting junk DNA in a very clever way.
Apr 9, 2017 6:00 pm

A species of unicellular ciliate has found a special trick to make use of the cellular machinery in seemingly impossible ways. Researchers of the NCCR "RNA & Disease -- The Role of RNA Biolog...
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Evolution (35)
Evolution of proteins, a long process leading to a useful result.
Apr 23, 2017 2:00 pm

How a drug-like protein ring evolved in sunflowers has been pieced together by Australian and US scientists in a study published in Molecular Biology and Evolution. Although the evolutionary process t...
Did warming of earth really cause dawrfing of creatures?
Apr 22, 2017 6:00 pm

During a large warming event called the Palaeocene–Eocene Thermal Maximum (PETM), some 56 million years ago, mammals became smaller. To see how common this climate-driven dwarfing might have bee...
10,000 Years of Genetic Continuity in Northwest North America
Apr 21, 2017 12:00 pm

A study of the DNA in ancient skeletal remains adds to the evidence that indigenous groups living today in southern Alaska and the western coast of British Columbia are descendants of the first humans...
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Featured (184)
'Unparalleled' number of dinosaur tracks found in Australia
Apr 23, 2017 9:00 pm

An "unprecedented" 21 different types of dinosaur tracks have been found on a stretch of Australia's remote coastline, scientists said Monday, dubbing it the nation's Jurassic Park. ...
Can We Really Erase Fearful Memories?
Apr 20, 2017 9:30 am

Erasing unwanted memories is still the stuff of science fiction, but Weizmann Institute scientists have now managed to erase one type of memory in mice. In a study reported in Nature Neuroscience, the...
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...
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Gastroenterology (29)
Protein, really could repair liver function.
Apr 22, 2017 8:00 pm

Damage caused to the liver by a low protein diet can be repaired, a new study just published in the journal Nutrition has found. During this study researchers from the School of Veterinary Medicine a...
determining the right colon cancer candidates to treat with anti-EGFR antibodies.
Apr 19, 2017 6:00 pm

EGFR (Epidermal Growth Factor Receptors) are involved in the development and progression of many types of cancer and bowel cancer (colon carcinoma) in particular. So-called anti-EGFR antibodies are us...
How Intestinal Bacteria Can Protect Against Diabetes?
Apr 19, 2017 9:00 am

A high concentration of indolepropionic acid in the serum protects against type 2 diabetes, shows a new study from the University of Eastern Finland. Indolepropionic acid is a metabolite produced by i...
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Gene Therapy (15)
'Trojan Horse' to Repair Congenital Hearing Loss
Apr 21, 2017 7:00 pm

There are more than 300 genetic defects that have been found to prevent the hair cells in the human inner ear, the sensory cells of the ear as it were, from working properly. This can result in severe...
Innovative Methods To Identify Cancer Lethal Points
Apr 6, 2017 9:00 am

Genetic mutations that cause cancer also weaken cancer cells, creating an opportunity for researchers to develop drugs that will selectively kill them, while sparing normal cells. This concept is call...
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...
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General (214)
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...
Male or female? Scientist challenges evidence of sex differences among dinosaurs
Apr 20, 2017 9:00 pm

A paleontologist at the Canadian Museum of Nature is countering decades of studies that assert that some dinosaurs can be identified as male or female based on the shapes and sizes of their bones. ...
BPA Substitute Might Be Not Less Dangerous
Apr 20, 2017 8:00 pm

In the quest to reduce exposure to BPA, a chemical that’s linked to cancer, manufacturers are turning to BPA substitutes. But they may have to look further for a solution, because BPA substitute...
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Genetic Diseases (18)
How to explain varying outcomes for cancer, Down Syndrome?
Apr 20, 2017 1:00 pm

Aneuploidy is a condition in which cells contain an abnormal number of chromosomes, and is known to be the cause of many types of cancer and genetic disorders, including Down Syndrome. The condition i...
New Comprehensive Carrier Screening Research Assay Features Richest Pan-Ethnic Panel for Detection of Multiple Genetic Variations in Inherited Disease
Apr 4, 2017 3:00 pm

A new high-throughput, microarray-based assay designed to detect more than 6,000 genomic variations associated with inherited disease now provides molecular genetics laboratories with a consolidate...
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 ...
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Genetics (339)
Married couples with common ancestry also share similar genes
Apr 21, 2017 11:00 am

When two married people appear similar, it isn't necessarily a coincidence, but may be related to the tendency to marry someone with the same ancestry; a trend that can have important effects on t...
Identifying Gene Responsible for Obesity and Fat Metabolism
Apr 20, 2017 7:00 pm

Researchers have hypothesized that migrations into higher, colder latitudes may lead to the evolution of fast-burning metabolisms that keep cells warm in chilly conditions, boosting cold tolerance. In...
Are your muscles genetically prepared to run a marathon?
Apr 20, 2017 6:00 pm

For a few years, running has been fashionable. But there is a great difference between the physical demands of running a few kilometres and doing a marathon. Now Spanish researchers have concluded tha...
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Genome & Genomics (94)
Evolution of proteins, a long process leading to a useful result.
Apr 23, 2017 2:00 pm

How a drug-like protein ring evolved in sunflowers has been pieced together by Australian and US scientists in a study published in Molecular Biology and Evolution. Although the evolutionary process t...
what do Autism and epileptic seizures have in common?
Apr 23, 2017 12:00 pm

Maternally inherited 15q11-13 chromosomal triplications cause a frequent and highly penetrant type of autism linked to increased gene dosages of UBE3A, which encodes a ubiquitin ligase with transcript...
Liquid biopsy resources on SlideShare
Apr 22, 2017 10:00 am

QIAGEN offers a complete, efficient and streamlined workflow to empower your liquid biopsy research. We have added our newest webinar presentations and videos covering circulating cell-free DNA, circu...
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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 (20)
Breast implants, do they really cause cancer?
Apr 22, 2017 9:00 pm

The Food and Drug Administration recently highlighted a link between breast implants and a rare cancer that’s claimed at least 9 lives.The cancer is known as anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL...
How The First Blood Cell in Our Body is Formed?
Apr 15, 2017 7:00 pm

Scientists at Lund University in Sweden have developed a new understanding of how the first blood cells form during human development as they transition from endothelial cells to form blood cells of d...
Fastest And Cheapest Tool To Figure Out Your Blood Type
Apr 15, 2017 9:00 am

Knowing a patient’s blood type is critical before a transfusion, but current techniques are time consuming and require expensive equipment. Now, researchers have proposed a new paper-based metho...
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Histopathology (5)
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...
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...
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Immunology (159)
How does passive smoking induce tumor growth?
Apr 24, 2017 10:00 am

The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that every year 600,000 deaths are caused by passive smoking worldwide and, in Austria alone, two or three people a day die as a result of passive smoking...
What do male infertility and cancer vaccine failure have in common?
Apr 23, 2017 8:00 pm

Scientiss previously thought the testes had no contact with the immune system, thanks to an “impenetrable wall of cells.” Recent research findings from the University of Virginia, publishe...
Developing adoptive T-cell therapy for ovarian cancer
Apr 23, 2017 10:00 am

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center immunotherapy researchers Drs. Kristin Anderson and Philip Greenberg and their colleagues are working on ways to tweak their team's early successes with T-ce...
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Infectious Diseases (25)
Mycobacterium Abscessus May Become Contagious
Apr 17, 2017 4:00 pm

Genome sequencing of Mycobacterium abscessus strains that infect the lungs suggests a possible shift in the bacterium's mode of infection from environmental acquisition to human transmission. This...
How to Reverse Antibiotic Resistance in TB
Apr 10, 2017 2:00 pm

As the mycobacterium that causes tuberculosis has frighteningly become resistant to one drug after another, scientists for years have searched for new compounds that will stop the pathogen before it k...
New Inexpensive Tool for Bacterial Identification
Apr 8, 2017 7:00 pm

It can be incredibly challenging to give a patient the proper treatment when they are infected by an antibiotic-resistant pathogen. For those living in poor or rural regions, it can be even more diffi...
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What do male infertility and cancer vaccine failure have in common?
Apr 23, 2017 8:00 pm

Scientiss previously thought the testes had no contact with the immune system, thanks to an “impenetrable wall of cells.” Recent research findings from the University of Virginia, publishe...
studying the motility of sperms to better understand male infertility.
Apr 8, 2017 12:00 pm

Molecular motors produce the force that powers the beat of sperm cell tails to generate movement toward the egg cell for fertilization. New research now shows how the molecular motors that power the m...
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...
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Microbiology (77)
Do you speak virus? Phages caught sending chemical messages
Apr 21, 2017 3:00 pm

A virus that infects bacteria listens to messages from its relatives when deciding how to attack its hosts. Ewen Callaway Viruses sense chemical signals left behind by their forebears so they can de...
A Smart Way to Study Whales Health in the Ocean
Apr 20, 2017 3:00 pm

Droplets and exhaled breath caught from the blowholes of killer whales along the Pacific coast are providing scientists with insights into whale health and revealing bacteria and fungi that may be a t...
Vaginal Flora is not As Innocent As We Previously Believed.
Apr 15, 2017 2:00 pm

Urinary tract infections (UTI) are painful and unfortunately they’re also quite common; half of all women will eventually get a UTI and about a quarter will suffer from recurrent infections. New...
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Molecular Biochemistry (235)
Emerging Drug Target To Several Deadly Diseases
Apr 24, 2017 1:00 pm

Researchers hope to design a new generation of drugs against an array of deadly diseases. The task, however, is costly, arduous and often ineffective. One of the key challenges is understanding a part...
Is There Really Biomarkers to Predict Heart Disease?
Apr 24, 2017 9:00 am

Someday there might be a database of factors collected by years of scientific research available as a source of information for people who want to know their risk of developing heart disease later in ...
College of Applied Medical Sciences Publishes One of Seven Patented Researches
Apr 22, 2017 11:00 am

The College of Applied Medical Science has published its first patent registered by the United States Patent and Trademark Office and European Patent Organization (EPO) as part of a development plan t...
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Molecular Pharmacology (100)
Sex Obsession a Killer for Male Snakes
Apr 19, 2017 3:00 pm

An international team of scientists led by the University of Sydney has confirmed a frenzied approach to the mating season is resulting in males ageing faster and dying earlier and in worse condition ...
Evolocumab, a new and more efficient drug than statin.
Apr 15, 2017 11:00 am

A new drug may drastically cut cholesterol levels so significantly that doctors say it can help thwart some of the biggest killers in the world: heart attacks and strokes.The drug is known as evolocum...
Innovative Methods To Identify Cancer Lethal Points
Apr 6, 2017 9:00 am

Genetic mutations that cause cancer also weaken cancer cells, creating an opportunity for researchers to develop drugs that will selectively kill them, while sparing normal cells. This concept is call...
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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 (10)
A Closer Look Into DNA in Live Cells
Apr 16, 2017 5:00 pm

For Mazhar Adli, the little glowing dots dancing about on the computer screen are nothing less than the fulfillment of a dream. Those fluorescent dots, moving in real time, are set to illuminate our u...
Artificial Skin, Are we A Step Closer?
Apr 14, 2017 5:00 pm

At first glance, the sheet of electronic resembles a used candy wrapper rather than a sophisticated wearable device. But make no mistake, this simple-looking creation is filled with advanced circuits ...
New Way to Weaken Tumors and Make them More vulnerable
Apr 4, 2017 7:00 pm

MIT researchers have devised a way to make tumor cells more susceptible to certain types of cancer treatment by coating the cells with nanoparticles before delivering drugs. By tethering hundreds o...
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Neurology (284)
Exploring the unique mechanism our brain learns and memorizes.
Apr 23, 2017 3:00 pm

The human brain contains everything we learn and all of the memories from our lives; the nerve cells in the brain and the molecular interactions between them function as the centers of that activity. ...
Precision medicine to treat parkinson's disease.
Apr 23, 2017 1:00 pm

Two landmark publications with one or more co-authors from the University of Cincinnati Gardner Neuroscience Institute outline a transformative approach to defining, studying and treating Parkinson...
what do Autism and epileptic seizures have in common?
Apr 23, 2017 12:00 pm

Maternally inherited 15q11-13 chromosomal triplications cause a frequent and highly penetrant type of autism linked to increased gene dosages of UBE3A, which encodes a ubiquitin ligase with transcript...
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Nutrition (28)
Protein, really could repair liver function.
Apr 22, 2017 8:00 pm

Damage caused to the liver by a low protein diet can be repaired, a new study just published in the journal Nutrition has found. During this study researchers from the School of Veterinary Medicine a...
How Intestinal Bacteria Can Protect Against Diabetes?
Apr 19, 2017 9:00 am

A high concentration of indolepropionic acid in the serum protects against type 2 diabetes, shows a new study from the University of Eastern Finland. Indolepropionic acid is a metabolite produced by i...
Genome editors take on crops
Apr 3, 2017 12:00 pm

The global population is expected to rise from 7.3 billion to 9.7 billion by 2050. At the same time, climate change poses increasing risks to crop production through droughts and pests. Improved crops...
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Obesity (20)
Identifying Gene Responsible for Obesity and Fat Metabolism
Apr 20, 2017 7:00 pm

Researchers have hypothesized that migrations into higher, colder latitudes may lead to the evolution of fast-burning metabolisms that keep cells warm in chilly conditions, boosting cold tolerance. In...
A New Salvation to Reduce Obesity
Apr 16, 2017 9:00 am

A new study finds that a noninvasive electromagnetic brain stimulation technique helps obese people lose weight, partly by changing the composition of their intestinal bacteria -- the so-called gut mi...
Approaching Obesity From a Aenetic Aspect.
Apr 12, 2017 11:00 am

A new study led by researchers from McMaster University has shown that, while relatively rare in the general population, there are a large number of varied, genetic syndromes associated with obesity. ...
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Ophthalmology (9)
Honey bees have sharper eyesight than we thought
Apr 15, 2017 10:00 am

Research conducted at the University of Adelaide has discovered that bees have much better vision than was previously known, offering new insights into the lives of honey bees, and new opportunities f...
iPS cell therapy reported safe
Apr 5, 2017 2:00 pm

Japanese researchers reported this week that the first trial of induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells in a human has proved safe and effective in halting the progression of age-related macular degenera...
How Other Senses Step Up to Help in Blind People?
Apr 1, 2017 9:00 am

The brains of those who are born blind make new connections in the absence of visual information, resulting in enhanced, compensatory abilities such as a heightened sense of hearing, smell and touch, ...
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Organizations / Institutions (4)
Princess Al-Jawhara Center in Manama holds an international assembly to deal with rare diseases
Apr 5, 2017 10:00 am

The Princess Al-Jawhara Center, affiliate to the Arabian Gulf University in Manama, is hosting an international scientific workshop to discuss the mechanisms of preparing a national and gulf regist...
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...
AAU participates in the biggest event of the Middle East in the field of pharmacy (DUPHAT 2017)
Mar 1, 2017 1:29 pm

Al Ain University of Science and Technology, represented by the College of Pharmacy, participated in in the 22st Dubai International Pharmaceuticals & Technologies Conference & Exhibition &quo...
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Osteology (3)
How Fat Cells Can Harm the Bones?
Apr 23, 2017 5:00 pm

The build-up of fat cells in the bone marrow could explain why bones grow weaker and heal more slowly with age. Tim Schulz at the German Institute of Human Nutrition in Potsdam-Rehbrücke and h...
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 (16)
How does our immune system knows when to stop fighting?
Apr 15, 2017 12:00 pm

A parasite called Trypanosoma cruzi causes one of five diseases designated by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as “neglected parasitic infections.” It’s called Chagas d...
How germs jump from host to host demonstrated in primate-parasite network
Apr 8, 2017 9:00 pm

An extensive review of research on wild primate social networks and parasites underscores the importance of super-spreaders, or central individuals that play an outsized role in transmission of a path...
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...
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Pediatrics (15)
Fishing Stem Cells in the Urine
Apr 12, 2017 7:00 pm

One of the biggest challenges in studying Down syndrome is finding the right research model. Animals and established cell lines are limited in their ability to mimic human disease, and results don'...
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,...
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Pharmacogenetics (5)
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...
Innovative Methods To Identify Cancer Lethal Points
Apr 6, 2017 9:00 am

Genetic mutations that cause cancer also weaken cancer cells, creating an opportunity for researchers to develop drugs that will selectively kill them, while sparing normal cells. This concept is call...
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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Products & Technologies (324)
A New Easy Method To Purify Water from Viruses
Apr 23, 2017 7:00 pm

Researchers from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) have developed novel ultrafiltration membranes that significantly improve the virus-...
Exploring the unique mechanism our brain learns and memorizes.
Apr 23, 2017 3:00 pm

The human brain contains everything we learn and all of the memories from our lives; the nerve cells in the brain and the molecular interactions between them function as the centers of that activity. ...
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...
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Proteome & Proteomics (13)
New Advance in DNA Origami
Apr 3, 2017 11:00 am

Scientists from the Center for Advancing Electronics Dresden / TU Dresden and the University of Tokyo led by Dr. Thorsten-Lars Schmidt (cfaed) developed a method to protect DNA origami structures from...
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...
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Psychology (33)
what do Autism and epileptic seizures have in common?
Apr 23, 2017 12:00 pm

Maternally inherited 15q11-13 chromosomal triplications cause a frequent and highly penetrant type of autism linked to increased gene dosages of UBE3A, which encodes a ubiquitin ligase with transcript...
How a Blood Test Can Help Treat Depression More Efficiently?
Apr 19, 2017 7:00 pm

Doctors for the first time can determine which medication is more likely to help a patient overcome depression, according to research that pushes the medical field beyond what has essentially been a g...
Sleeping Pattern Explained By Genetics
Apr 19, 2017 5:00 pm

Some people stay up late and have trouble getting up in the morning because their internal clock is genetically programmed to run slowly, according to a study published April 6 in Cell. A mutation in ...
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Pulmonary & Respiratory Medicine (10)
How does passive smoking induce tumor growth?
Apr 24, 2017 10:00 am

The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that every year 600,000 deaths are caused by passive smoking worldwide and, in Austria alone, two or three people a day die as a result of passive smoking...
New drug For Treating Mesothelioma.
Apr 9, 2017 1:00 pm

Pembrolizumab, an antibody drug already used to treat other forms of cancer, can be effective in the treatment of the most common form of mesothelioma, according to a new study led by investigators fr...
Mutations Related to Treatment-Resistant Lung Cancer.
Apr 8, 2017 2:00 pm

Study finds that acquired resistance mechanisms to targeted therapies often changed over time and that some patients demonstrated simultaneous genetic mutations The genetic mutations underlying tre...
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Regenerative Medicine & Cell Therapy (11)
Scientists How to Reverse Aging Signs
Apr 12, 2017 9:00 am

Regular infusions of a peptide that can selectively seek out and destroy broken-down cells that hamper proper tissue renewal, called senescent cells, showed evidence of improving healthspan in natural...
Heart on Spinach?!
Apr 4, 2017 9:00 am

Researchers face a fundamental challenge as they seek to scale up human tissue regeneration from small lab samples to full-size tissues, bones, even whole organs to implant in people to treat disease ...
Another score for stem cell therapy.
Apr 2, 2017 12:00 pm

A new study has found that stem cell therapy can reduce lung inflammation in an animal model of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and cystic fibrosis. Although, still at a pre-clinical stag...
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Scientists (2)
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"
Apr 20, 2017 5:00 pm

Calls from US President Donald Trump to roll back environmental regulations and slash funding for health, environmental and research agencies have raised alarm in the scientific community. Earlier thi...
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Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms (2)
A New Research Method That Can Be A Game Changer in Cancer Research!
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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Stem Cells & Cancer Stem Cells (117)
Immune Stem Cells Treat the Most Common Type of Liver Cancer
Apr 24, 2017 2:00 pm

There are more multiple causes of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and more than five approaches to treating it. Well, add one more to the list. Combining stem cell science and immunotherapy techniques,...
How Fat Cells Can Harm the Bones?
Apr 23, 2017 5:00 pm

The build-up of fat cells in the bone marrow could explain why bones grow weaker and heal more slowly with age. Tim Schulz at the German Institute of Human Nutrition in Potsdam-Rehbrücke and h...
Stem Cell Consortium Tackles Complex Genetic Diseases
Apr 21, 2017 1:00 pm

Much of stem cell research over the past decade has focused on Mendelian disorders -- those caused by a single gene, such as cystic fibrosis, muscular dystrophy, and Huntington's disease. But as g...
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Toxicology (4)
Little fish, but with great abilities.
Apr 20, 2017 11:30 am

Fang blennies are small fish with big teeth. Specifically, they have two large canine teeth that jut out of their lower jaw. Since blenny fish are only about two inches long, these "fangs" w...
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...
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Urology (4)
Vaginal Flora is not As Innocent As We Previously Believed.
Apr 15, 2017 2:00 pm

Urinary tract infections (UTI) are painful and unfortunately they’re also quite common; half of all women will eventually get a UTI and about a quarter will suffer from recurrent infections. New...
'Bad' Mitochondria and Renal Failure
Apr 3, 2017 12:00 pm

Biologists from the A.N. Belozersky Institute of Physico-Chemical Biology, a unit of the Lomonosov Moscow State University suggested the approach to prevent kidney injury after ischemia. Moreover, the...
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...
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Vaccines (19)
Our Battle Against Zika Starts Now!
Apr 17, 2017 11:00 am

While the Zika virus has not been in the headlines as much recently as when it was first discovered, there is still active work being done to combat the infection transmitted by mosquitos. Researchers...
How germs jump from host to host demonstrated in primate-parasite network
Apr 8, 2017 9:00 pm

An extensive review of research on wild primate social networks and parasites underscores the importance of super-spreaders, or central individuals that play an outsized role in transmission of a path...
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...
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Virology (46)
College of Applied Medical Sciences Publishes One of Seven Patented Researches
Apr 22, 2017 11:00 am

The College of Applied Medical Science has published its first patent registered by the United States Patent and Trademark Office and European Patent Organization (EPO) as part of a development plan t...
'Trojan Horse' to Repair Congenital Hearing Loss
Apr 21, 2017 7:00 pm

There are more than 300 genetic defects that have been found to prevent the hair cells in the human inner ear, the sensory cells of the ear as it were, from working properly. This can result in severe...
New Flu Test to Speed Up Treatment
Apr 21, 2017 5:00 pm

Doctors and researchers in Southampton have developed a novel way of using a swab test which can rapidly diagnose flu and other viral infections in patients with severe respiratory conditions -- resul...
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