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Survival of the Least-fit: Antiviral Drug Selectively Targets Nastiest Viruses

An antiviral drug that inhibits a virus' replication machinery selectively targets the most aggressive viruses, according to new research that looked at the infection...
small intestine

Researchers Produce the First Draft Cell Atlas of the Small Intestine

The lining or epithelium of the gut is one of the body's most diverse and dynamic tissues, an ecosystem of cells that acts as...
skin inflammation

How the Skin Becomes Inflamed

Publishing online this week in Cell Host & Microbe, researchers at Johns Hopkins report the discovery of a key underlying immune mechanism that explains...
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New Findings Showing Spider Mites Are Susceptible to Bacterial Infection Could...

Spider mites injure plants by piercing cells and sucking out their contents, causing damage to leaves which then lose photosynthetic surface as feeding continues....
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Pitt Study Provides Clues to Body’s Defense Against Common Oral Ailment

An international team, led by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, has identified the mechanism by which the immune system first...
whole grain

Several Reasons Why Whole Grains are Healthy

The beneficial effect of eating whole grain instead of refined grain products is well documented. Epidemiological studies have shown that whole grain consumption decreases...
allergies

New Approach for Treatment of Contact Allergy

Researchers from the University of Bonn have isolated a molecule that is suitable for the control of contact allergies. The study illuminates a central...
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New Strategy for Fighting Invaders

A previously unknown mechanism used by the body to prevent wound infections has been discovered by team of researchers from A*STAR, Lund University, Nanyang...
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Unraveling the Complexity

A comprehensive analysis of the maturation process of the immune system’s dendritic cells reveals an additional cell subtype. This finding could lead to new...
sleeping virus

Hush, Little Virus, Don’t Say a Word: How Princeton Scientists Investigate...

While many virus researchers are interested in understanding what causes these sleeping viruses to wake up, or reactivate, Princeton scientists are trying to understand...
Influenza Viruses

Scientists Develop Broad-Spectrum Inhibitors of Influenza Viruses

A team of researchers from The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) and Janssen Research & Development (Janssen) has devised artificial peptide molecules that neutralize a...
HIV

New Research Opens the Door to ‘Functional Cure’ for HIV

In findings that open the door to a completely different approach to curing HIV infections, scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research...
exercise

Exercise Discovery Could save Lives of Sickest Patients

A new discovery about how exercise helps protect us from disease could one day dramatically reduce the death rate among the sickest and most...
Genomic surveillance

Study Shows Routine Genomic Surveillance of MRSA Can Detect Unsuspected Outbreaks

Genomic surveillance has revealed the first complete picture of MRSA spread across the east of England. Researchers from the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and...
antibiotics

New Target for Development of Innovative Antibiotics Is Revealed

In an article published inNature Communications on October 3, a group of scientists from Brazil and France describe a new strategy to kill bacilli,...
pregnant women

Pregnant Women Should Be Tested More than Once for the Presence...

Molecular tests to detect Zika virus, which enable identification of the pathogen’s genetic material in body fluids, such as blood, urine, semen and saliva...
HIV Virus

HIV Virus Fighter Linked to Cancer Mutations

“Our findings could change the way we treat cancer,” said microbiology professor Linda Chelico. Her research, funded by the federal agency NSERC, was recently...
Salmonella

Salmonella as a Tumour Medication

Salmonellae are dangerous pathogens that enter the body via contaminated food and can cause severe infections. But these bacteria are also known to target...
nanodiamonds

Nanodiamonds Show Promise for Aiding Recovery from Root Canal

People who undergo root canals may soon have a tiny but powerful ally that could prevent infection after treatment. Researchers at the UCLA School of...
antibiotic resistance

Key Discoveries Offer Significant Hope of Reversing Antibiotic Resistance

Resistance to antibiotics is becoming increasingly prevalent and threatens to undermine healthcare systems across the globe. Antibiotics including penicillins, cephalosporins and carbapenems are known...