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Simulation model finds Cure Violence program and targeted policing curb urban violence

When communities and police work together to deter urban violence, they can achieve better outcomes with fewer resources than when each works in isolation, a simulation model created by researchers ...

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Researchers identify way to weaken malaria parasites against popular drug treatment

Indiana University School of Medicine researchers have identified a way to block the ability of parasites that cause malaria to shield themselves against drug treatments in infected mice—a finding ...

4 hours ago from Phys.org

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Researchers discover how cells remember infections decades later

A perplexing question in immunology has been, how do immune cells remember an infection or a vaccination so that they can spring into action decades later? Research led by scientists at the ...

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Scientists develop new, rapid pipeline for antimicrobials

With hospitals more often reaching for antibiotics of last resort to fight infections and recent Ebola and Zika outbreaks crossing borders like never before, the worldwide scientific community ...

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Study sheds light on how Zika causes nerve disorder

A new study sheds light on how the mosquito-borne Zika virus causes a rare neurological condition, and the findings could have implications for companies working on Zika vaccines, U.S. researchers ...

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Modulating immune responses

The protein Roquin plays a key role in the regulation of immune reactions. LMU researchers have now uncovered details of the mechanism by which it controls the function of regulatory T cells ...

Wed 13 Dec 17 from Medical Xpress

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Study finds that male virgins can still acquire HPV

Men who have never engaged in sexual intercourse are still at risk for acquiring HPV, according to a study published recently in the Journal of Infectious Diseases by researchers at The University ...

Wed 13 Dec 17 from Medical Xpress

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Monkeys infected by mosquito bites further Zika virus research

Monkeys who catch Zika virus through bites from infected mosquitoes develop infections that look like human Zika cases, and may help researchers understand the many ways Zika can be transmitted.

Wed 13 Dec 17 from Medical Xpress

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PrEP could make US easily hit its 2020 HIV prevention goal, study finds

If just a quarter of men who have same-sex intercourse and are at a high risk for HIV used daily preventive medicine, three out of every 10 HIV infections could be averted, according to a new ...

Wed 13 Dec 17 from Medical Xpress

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Steroid study sheds light on long term side effects of medicines

Fresh insights into key hormones found in commonly prescribed medicines have been discovered, providing further understanding of the medicines' side effects.

Wed 13 Dec 17 from Medical Xpress

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