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Smoking may limit body's ability to fight dangerous form of skin cancer

Melanoma patients with a history of smoking cigarettes are 40 per cent less likely to survive their skin cancer than people who have never smoked, according to a new report funded by Cancer ...

Mon 18 Feb 19 from Medical Xpress

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New therapeutic approach to combat African sleeping sickness

Scientists working in a range of disciplines joined forces to identify a new approach to combat African sleeping sickness. Fundamental research undertaken under the supervision of Professor ...

7 hours ago from Phys.org

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Female golden snub-nosed monkeys share nursing of young

An international team of researchers including The University of Western Australia and China's Central South University of Forestry and Technology has discovered that female golden snub-nosed ...

10 hours ago from Phys.org

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New insight on potent HIV antibody could improve vaccine design

In the quest to develop an effective HIV vaccine, researchers have focused attention on identifying and targeting the region of the virus's outer envelope where a lineage of antibodies are able ...

Wed 20 Feb 19 from Medical Xpress

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Tools to help seriously ill patients near death make decisions about their care aren't commonly used in routine practice

Many seriously ill people in the United States—and around the world—are not dying as they would like. Yet, a new study by researchers from The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical ...

4 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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Decolonization protocol can prevent dangerous infections among discharged hospital patients

Hospital patients who have methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) can prevent future MRSA infections by following a standard bathing protocol after discharge, according to research ...

Thu 14 Feb 19 from Medical Xpress

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Plants can skip the middlemen and directly recognize disease-causing fungi

Fungal diseases collectively termed "powdery mildew" afflict a broad range of plant species, including agriculturally relevant cereals such as barley, and result in significant reductions in ...

Wed 20 Feb 19 from Phys.org

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Using anti-cancer immunotherapy to fight HIV

Researchers at the University of Montreal Hospital Research Centre (CRCHUM) have shown that immunotherapy treatments against cancer could reduce the amount of virus that persists in people on ...

Tue 19 Feb 19 from Medical Xpress

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Using crystals to unpack how viruses work

Researchers at Cardiff University have used X-ray crystallography and computer simulation to get a closer look at how viruses bind cells and cause infection.

Tue 19 Feb 19 from Medical Xpress

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