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Zika Virus Protein Mapped To Speed Search For Cure

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- A study published today shows how Indiana University scientists are speeding the path to new treatments for the Zika virus, an...
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Study Confirms Prescription Weight Loss Medication Helps With Opiate Addiction Recovery

GALVESTON, Texas - Researchers from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston have confirmed that a prescription weight-loss pill decreases the urge to...
The Brain's Vascular Network

Electrical ‘Switch’ In Brain’s Vascular Network Monitors Activity And Controls Blood Flow

All it takes is the flip of a protein "switch" within the tiny wire-like capillaries of the brain to increase the blood flow that...
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Watching how ‘young’ cells move gives clues on skin cancer spread

We all start life as a fertilised egg, but for this to develop into an embryo each cell has to go through a step-by-step...
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Orthocell Announced Tolerability Results Positive for CelGro in Human Nerve Regeneration

Regenerative medicine company Orthocell is pleased to announce positive initial safety and tolerability results for its CelGro collagen-based medical device, in a clinical study...
GBSI

GBSI reports encouraging progress toward improved research reproducibility by year 2020

One year after the Global Biological Standards Institute (GBSI) issued its Reproducibility 2020 challenge and action plan for the biomedical research community, the organization...
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How humans bond: The brain chemistry revealed

In new research published Monday in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Northeastern University psychology professor Lisa Feldman Barrett found, for...
The American College Of Medical Genetics And Genomics Weighs In On Gene Editing

The American College Of Medical Genetics And Genomics Weighs In On Gene Editing

Wouldn't it be simple if science fiction remained fictional and scientific discoveries were made at a pace that we were comfortable with? But, certain scientific discoveries, like...
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Bacterial survival strategy: Splitting into virulent and non-virulent subtypes

Researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have discovered a survival strategy that harmful bacteria can use to outsmart the human immune response, resulting...

How multi-resistant pathogens can be defeated

The steadily increasing resistance of many pathogens to antibiotics is one of the major challenges of modern medicine. Many of the common antibiotics have...
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