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Serum IgG3 to the Plasmodium falciparum merozoite surface protein 2...

Parasite Immunology , Vol. 25, No. 6. , pp. 307-312, doi:10.1046/j.1365-3024.2003.00636.x The merozoite surface protein 2 of Plasmodium falciparum is recognized by human antibodies elicited during natural infections, and may be a target of protective immunity.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Malaria, Medicine, Health

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Post and Courier

Mosquitoes and disease in the Lowcountry: Types, risk and prevention

Chikungunya fever just turned up again in South Carolina, in an Upstate resident who recently returned from Haiti.

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Related Topix: Charleston County, SC, University of South Carolina, Medical University of South Carolina, Microbiology, Biology, Science, Entomology

EurekAlert!

Dr. Surendra Sharma honored by professional association

Surendra Sharma, M.D., Ph.D., a research scientist and professor in the Department of Pediatrics at Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island and The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown... Surendra Sharma, MD, PhD, a research scientist and professor in the Department of Pediatrics at Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island and The Warren Alpert ... (more)

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Related Topix: Pediatrics, Medicine, Brown University, Biology, Science, Obstetrics and Gynecology

The Otago Daily Times

Tb mycobacteria finding hailed

University of Otago microbiologists have made an ''amazing discovery'' that offers new hope for developing revolutionary new antibiotics to attack tuberculosis.

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Related Topix: Microbiology, Biology, Science

GantDaily.com

Immune Cell Role in Intestinal Movement May Lead to Better Understanding of IBS

Learning the role of immune-system cells in healthy digestive tracts and how they interact with neighboring nerve cells may lead to new treatments for irritable bowel syndrome .

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Related Topix: Penn State College of Medicine, Biology, Science

Mail & Guardian

In search of an HIV vaccine

One of the two candidate HIV vaccines that progressed from concept to clinical trials locally and in the United States.

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Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, Vaccinations, World News, South Africa, Cervical Cancer, Biology, Science

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Ask an allergist-immunologist: Dr. Patrick Perin of Teaneck and Wayne

Allergist-immunologist Dr. Patrick Perin, a "local boy" from Englewood Cliffs, is medical director of allergy at Holy Name Medical Center in Teaneck.

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Related Topix: Allergy and Immunology, Medicine, Teaneck, NJ, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, Thomas Jefferson University, Biology, Science

Examiner.com

Low-carb diet reduces colon cancer risk: Bolsters ketogenic diet claims

Scientists at the University of Toronto say a low-carb diet can dramatically reduce the risk of colon cancer .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Life, Food, Dieting, Colorectal Health, Colon Cancer, University, FL, Genetics, Biology, Science

Examiner.com

Dealing with egg and other milder food allergies in children

An egg a day to keep allergies away, says recent research that finds half of children outgrow egg allergy, and may become tolerant to baked eggs.

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Related Topix: Baked Goods, Life, Food, Bread, Biology, Science, Family, Kids, Vegan

Medical News Today

Researchers paving the way for development of first vaccine for heart disease

Researchers at Wayne State University have made a fundamental discovery and, in subsequent collaboration with scientists at La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology , are one step closer to the goal of developing the world's first T-cell peptide-based vaccine for heart disease - the number one killer in the nation.

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Related Topix: Heart Disease, Health, Wayne State University, Biology, Science, Cholesterol

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Optometric Management

The Front: OSD Myths

Is OSD just a benign nuisance? Does patient education take too long? Believe these and other myths at your own risk.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Biology, Science

Fri Jul 18, 2014

BioSpace

aTyr Pharma Inc., The Scripps Research Institute And Stanford...

Publication in Science Unveils Novel, Diverse and Separate Biological Functions That Can Be Harnessed Therapeutically to Mediate a Wide Range of Human Disease SAN DIEGO and HONG KONG, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- aTyr Pharma, an innovative rare disease therapeutics enterprise, and its subsidiary in Hong Kong, Pangu Biopharma , announced the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Scripps Research Institute, Technical Services, Biology, Science, Startups, Stanford University, Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology

LiveScience

Probiotics' Future: 3 Promising Research Areas

The full extent of people's health problems that might be helped by taking probiotics has not yet been realized, experts say.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science

Mail & Guardian

Biosciences benefit from mathematical modelling

The design of reliable numerical schemes for real-life applications is investigated for topical medical question as cancer growth and bone healing.

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Related Topix: World News, South Africa, Africa, Science, Ecology, Biology, Mathematics,

Reuters

UPDATE 3-AIDS community mourns as top experts feared killed in downed plane

The world of AIDS research was in a state of shock on Friday after dozens of leading experts in the field were feared killed when a Malaysian plane was shot down over Ukraine, dealing a blow to hopes of curing the disease.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Bill Clinton, History in the News, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 777, World News, Malaysia

International Business Times

Parasites in Cat's Excreta Can Help Cure Cancer: Study

Particular parasites 'Toxoplasma gondii' , found in cat's excreta or poop can help cure cancer, say scientists.

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Related Topix: Deland, FL, Microbiology, Biology, Science

Newswise

Immune Cell's Role in Intestinal Movement Could Lead to Better Understanding of IBS

Learning the role of immune system cells in healthy digestive tracts and how they interact with neighboring nerve cells may lead to new treatments for irritable bowel syndrome .

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Related Topix: Penn State College of Medicine, Biology, Science

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Mid-Day Mumbai

World's first vaccine for heart disease soon a reality?

Washington : Scientists are one step closer to developing the world's first vaccine for heart disease that will reduce immune-based inflammation in arteries, leading to decreased plaque buildup.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science

Pharmaceutical Processing

Researcher Unlocks Next Step in Creating HIV-1 Immunotherapy

The road to finding a cure for HIV-1 is not without obstacles. However, thanks to cutting-edge research by Douglas Nixon, M.D., Ph.D. , and colleagues, performed at the George Washington University , Oregon Health & Science University, the University of Rochester, and UC San Francisco, the scientific community is one step closer to finding a viable ... (more)

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Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, George Washington University, Oregon Health & Science University, UC San Francisco, University of Rochester, Biology, Science

SlashGear.com

New Cancer treatment uses modified cat poop parasite

While there may never be a "cure" for Cancer, identifying and treating it quickly are a major focus for scientists.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Biology, Science

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