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Blocking Key Gene To Stop Malaria Transmission

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  This is an extended version of a shorter news article about the possibilities of a crucial gene for malaria transmission that... Read More


Crucial gene for Malaria Transmission

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How can malaria be exterminated? This is a vital question, because 200 million people worldwide are currently affected by this deadly di... Read More


An Om A Day Keeps The Doctor Away

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A regular meditation practice is the best prescription you can get. Time has come for me to say it: I meditate. Every day. Some peopl... Read More


Removing Disease from the Genome

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Scientists removed and replaced gene causing muscular dystrophy in mice. Most diseases are really complex. Not just when it comes to sympto... Read More


Linking RAGE in Lung Transplants To Traumatic Brain Injury

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New explanation for failing donor lungs. Lung transplants are the least successful type of organ transplant, with a period of 3-5 years b... Read More


How Stress Promotes Atherosclerosis

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Stress facilitates plaques inflammation and disruption Atherosclerosis is an inflammatory disease characterized by the “hardening” ... Read More


Taste Isn’t Just For The Tongue

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Science is proving that many other tissues than the tongue can taste what you ingest In elementary school I was taught that there are f... Read More


Interview: Improving HIV-treatment With Computer Simulation

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Dr. Mancini computationally models HIV and other viruses' dynamics What would happen if we could predict the dynamics of viral infect... Read More


HIV: The Basics

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A concise explanation of HIV/AIDS HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) is a retrovirus that can be transmitted between people by unsafe ... Read More


Seeing Red: A New Way To Predict Preeclampsia

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 New Congo red test predicts development of preeclampsia with pregnant women What is preeclampsia? Preeclampsia is serious pregnancy co... Read More


White Or Brown: Which is the Better Fat?

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Widely praised energy-burning brown fat cells hamper survival of cancer patients.    White adipose tissue or white fat has earne... Read More


Profiling Risk: Predicting Alcoholism In Adolescents

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New study defines profile of adolescent alcohol misusers. Alcohol misuse is a growing concern among adolescents. A recent survey reveal... Read More


A Deadly Shot? Heart Attacks During The World Cup

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Studies show an increase in heart attacks during World Cup games  After last night's semi-final where Germany humiliated Brazil, and aft... Read More


OhMyDog! Discover The Ins And Outs Of Your Pet, And Yourself

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A new health collar or chip may be the next big accessory for dogs, and humans. Sleep, eat, run, repeat. More often than not both yo... Read More


Don’t Try Losing Weight By Just Eating More Fruits And Vegetables

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Research shows adding more fruits and vegetables to your diet will not help as such. If you think eating more fruits and veggies helps y... Read More


Positive New Facts About Diabetes – To Stay Aware

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How did genes play their part again? And what are the recent findings? You have certainly heard about how some diseases are genetic and oth... Read More


Fruit From The Amazon Can Kill Cancer

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Although it looks like Yoda’s head it appears a miracle cure. The fruit is called the Soursop, aka Graviola, and it is an evergreen tre... Read More


Anti-Aging With Oxygen Instead Of Antioxidants

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A common diabetes medicine, called metformin, extends healthy lifespan. There have been previous hints that metformin could suppress th... Read More


Injected Stem Cells Repair Heart After Heart Attack

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Injecting embryonic stem cells into the heart after myocardial infarction. Heart attacks (myocardial infarctions) are mostly due to decreas... Read More


Disturbing Facts About Sunscreen

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What you should know about sun cream ingredients. Summer is back again and so is the yearly dilemma: how can I enjoy the nice weather... Read More


Bacteria May Give You A Heart Attack!

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Bacterial biofilms associated with plaque may cause artery blockage. It hit me like a heart attack When you finally left me girl… E... Read More


Historic Accidental Finding Now Produced Promising Malaria Vaccine

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From killing 19th century chickens to protecting today's humans. In the late 19th century, Louis Pasteur (1822-1895) - a French microbi... Read More


Why Missing Genes Could Save Lives

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The Human Knockout Project: a new twist on the human genome. The Human Genome Project (HGP) is an international scientific research project... Read More


New Omega Mice Produce Their Own Essential Fats

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Researchers create a transgenic mouse that stays healthier on a diet of carbohydrates and saturated fats Most people in developed countries... Read More


4 Reasons Why Garlic Truly IS Awesome

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Now it’s been proven, scientifically. 1.       It is more effective than antibiotics, and it works in a fraction of the time.... Read More


New Technique For Regenerating Heavily Injured Muscles

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Experiments with VML patients show encouraging results. Severe traumas to muscles may cause extensive tissue destruction resulting in th... Read More


Dietary Supplements As Life-Lengthening Elixir?

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Recent research shows how alpha-ketoglutarate increases life-span of worms We live in a world where access to food has no boundaries at all... Read More


New Superfood? Black Raspberries Against Cancer

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Black raspberries prevent cancer development in the intestine. Familial Adenomatous Polyposis (FAP) is a hereditary disease characteriz... Read More


Gene Editing Tool Gets Upgrade For Humans

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Newly enhanced gene editing tool increases safety and accuracy. It’s only been around since 2012, but the biotechnology tool known as... Read More


What You Need To Know About The New Ebola Outbreak

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How the Ebola virus is spread and what can be done to treat the victims. Recent outbreaks of Ebola virus in Guinea have made internat... Read More


How Ginseng Works Against Flu

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More healthy effects of ginseng discovered. Not that long ago, I heard about ginseng in my Plants' Diversity class, but it was not give... Read More


New Explanation For Depression And Chronic Stress

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Researchers identified new mechanism responsible for brain dysfunctions. Major Depressive Disorder and chronic stress are both characte... Read More


Making An Injured Central Nervous System Grow Again

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New studies on axon regeneration give hope for treating damaged nerves. Unlike peripheral nervous system (PNS) axons, central nervous s... Read More


Africa vs Malaria: The Tables Are Turning

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Wide-ranging analysis shows a decreased transmission intensity in the last decade Malaria is a devastating and lethal tropical disease that... Read More


New Target To Treat Obesity And Age-Related Diseases

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Increasing fat metabolism and longevity FAT10 seems promising. Nomen omen, destiny in a name. So it seems for the gene that was called... Read More


Gene Editing As A Treatment for HIV

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Taking gene editing from the realm of science fiction to medical reality. The term  'gene editing' sounds like something out of a science ... Read More