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3 hrs ago | Science Daily
Since December 2013, scientists from around the world can use the "virtual T cell" to test for themselves what happens in the blood cell when receptor proteins are activated on the surface.
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4 hrs ago | Mental Help Net
Although measles has been virtually eliminated in the United States, outbreaks still occur here.
4 hrs ago | WTLV
University officials on two coasts are struggling to get control of dangerous meningitis outbreaks, by canceling social activities, giving preventive antibiotics to hundreds of students and arranging to provide a vaccine not licensed in the USA.
8 hrs ago | Examiner.com
The reason people use probiotics is to potentially help common gut and digestion problems such as leaky gut or H. pylori bacteria issues.
12 hrs ago | CNN
My first investigation as a new Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer with the Centers for Disease Control was of a large outbreak of measles, mostly among Hispanic children, many under a year old, and many who became infected when they visited hospital emergency departments for other reasons.
14 hrs ago | Nursery World
Many nurseries are failing to ensure that children wash their hands properly, according to research commissioned by hygiene products manufacturer Kimberly-Clark Professional.
14 hrs ago | GhanaWeb
Researchers at Sweden's Lund University have discovered a new strain of HIV virus called A3/02, which is a fusion of two most common HIV strains in Guinea-Bissau.
16 hrs ago | Chemistry World
Engineered water nanostructures , the latest weapons for tackling airborne pathogens , start off as nothing more than atmospheric water vapour.
A new guideline released Thursday by the Infectious Diseases Society of America notes that most people with compromised immune systems are especially vulnerable to illness and should receive the flu shot and other vaccinations.
TVB-2640 is an oral, proprietary fatty acid synthase inhibitor being evaluated for the treatment of solid tumors.
Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have identified a recombinant strain of HIV-meaning it's a cross of two previously identified strains-that develops into AIDS in roughly 5 years.
The Kent County Health Department say some of the cases appear to be norovirus, which is highly contagious and causes flu-like symptoms including nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and stomach cramping.
TEDxUniversityofNevada is set for Jan. 24 in the Joe Crowley Student Union Theatre at the University of Nevada, Reno.
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That's the question the federal government is considering this week as it re-evaluates whether it should lift the 30-year ban on homosexual blood donation.
While the word meningitis can strike fear in any parent's mind, health experts say there is no reason to panic.
Authorities in Phoenix say tests indicate a passenger whose presence on a flight from Texas caused a tuberculosis scare doesn't have the infectious disease.