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Deadly frog fungus now thrives where we thought it couldn’t survive

A notorious fungus that is devastating amphibian populations is far more common than first thought, leaving biologists wondering why only some infected animals die

Wed 16 Oct 19 from Newscientist

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An HIV-like virus in koalas has given a 'pretty wild' insight into a new form of immune system

Studies of a koala retrovirus have led scientists to a surprising discovery: that of a "second immune system" in the species, and possibly all mammals. ...

Fri 11 Oct 19 from ABC Science

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Badger culls have varying impacts on cattle TB

The UK government policy sees cattle TB incidence fall in two badger cull areas but rise in a third.

Fri 11 Oct 19 from BBC News

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Online abortion medication demand highest in states with restrictive abortion policies

Demand for abortion medication through online telemedicine varies in the United States, according to new peer-reviewed research from the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas ...

6 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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Toxoplasmosis: Preventing mother-to-child transmission

Professor Maritza Jaramillo knows a thing or two about parasites—she has spent most of her life studying them. "During my bachelor's degree in Colombia, I did an internship at a lab specializing ...

Wed 16 Oct 19 from Medical Xpress

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Syphilis infection rates in dialysis patients exceed general population

Syphilis rates, like other sexually transmitted disease rates in the United States, are soaring, and the first known study to examine syphilis rates in patients with kidney failure found an ...

Wed 16 Oct 19 from Medical Xpress

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Improving research with more effective antibodies

A new study points to the need for better antibody validation, and outlines a process that other labs can use to make sure the antibodies they work with function properly.

Tue 15 Oct 19 from Medical Xpress

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Team finds PTSD nearly doubles infection risk

First-of-its-kind study finds people with PTSD were 1.8 times as likely to have any infection as those without PTSD, ranging from being 1.3 times as likely to have meningitis, to 1.7 times as ...

Tue 15 Oct 19 from Medical Xpress

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How to enable light to switch on and off therapeutic antibodies

When antigens such as a virus or bacteria invade our body, the immune system springs into action: it creates antibodies that stick to the antigens so that they can identify and destroy the intruders. ...

Tue 15 Oct 19 from Medical Xpress

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Antibody-based eye drops show promise for treating dry eye disease

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago are the first to identify the presence of a specific type of antibody, called anti-citrullinated protein autoantibodies, or ACPAs, in human ...

Sat 12 Oct 19 from Medical Xpress

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