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Study shows probiotics can prevent sepsis in infants

A research team at the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Public Health has determined that a special mixture of good bacteria in the body reduced the incidence of sepsis in infants ...

Thu 17 Aug 17 from Medical Xpress

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Novel approach to track HIV infection

Northwestern Medicine scientists have developed a novel method of tracking HIV infection, allowing the behavior of individual virions—infectious particles—to be connected to infectivity.

Fri 18 Aug 17 from Medical Xpress

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Demystifying Science: What is Vaccinia?

The Vaccinia virus (VACV or VV) is a large, complex, enveloped virus belonging to the poxvirus family. It has a linear, double-stranded DNA genome approximately 190 kbp in length, and which ...

15 hours ago from The Hindu

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One of Jane Goodall's heroes is murdered in Tanzania

He dedicated his life to saving elephants—and might have been killed as a result.

Fri 18 Aug 17 from FOXNews

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The hidden stories of medical experimentation on Caribbean slave plantations

In the natural course of events, humans fall sick and die. Patients hope for miraculous remedies to restore their health.

Tue 15 Aug 17 from Medical Xpress

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How tobacco plants and their relatives are helping us win the war against polio and Zika

One of the great 20th century medicine success stories is the near eradication of the scourge of polio. Since the introduction of a vaccine in the 1950s, cases of polio have dropped ...

Wed 16 Aug 17 from Gizmag

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Where has all the Zika gone?

Thu 17 Aug 17 from Science Now

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Cambodian medic who spread HIV asks for court's mercy

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) -- An unlicensed Cambodian medical practitioner who was sentenced to 25 years in prison for infecting more than 100 villagers with HIV on Thursday acknowledged ...

Thu 17 Aug 17 from AP

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Starting opioid addiction treatment in the ED is cost-effective

The most cost-effective treatment for people with untreated opioid addiction who visit the emergency department (ED) is buprenorphine, a medication to reduce drug cravings and withdrawal, say ...

Wed 16 Aug 17 from Medical Xpress

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Researchers find 'switch' that turns on immune cells' tumor-killing ability

Molecular biologists led by Leonid Pobezinsky and his wife and research collaborator Elena Pobezinskaya at the University of Massachusetts Amherst have published results that for the first time ...

Wed 16 Aug 17 from Medical Xpress

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