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Researchers discover new interactions between Ebola virus and human proteins

Several new connections have been discovered between the proteins of the Ebola virus and human host cells, a finding that provides insight on ways to prevent the deadly Ebola virus from reproducing ...

Thu 13 Dec 18 from Medical Xpress

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Recalled kotex tampons can unravel inside body

(HealthDay)—Certain Kotex tampons are being recalled by Kimberly-Clark because they can unravel and leave pieces inside women's bodies.

Thu 13 Dec 18 from Medical Xpress

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HIV vaccine protects non-human primates from infection

For more than 20 years, scientists at Scripps Research have chipped away at the challenges of designing an HIV vaccine. Now new research, published in Immunity, shows that their experimental ...

Fri 14 Dec 18 from Medical Xpress

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Human antibody discovery could save lives from fungal killer

A new way to diagnose, treat and protect against stealth fungal infections that claim more than 1.5 million lives per year worldwide has been moved a step closer, according to research published ...

Tue 11 Dec 18 from Medical Xpress

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The 'greying' of T cells: Scientists pinpoint metabolic pathway behind age-related immunity loss

The elderly suffer more serious complications from infections and benefit less from vaccination than the general population. Scientists have long known that a weakened immune system is to blame ...

Thu 13 Dec 18 from Medical Xpress

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Research team discovers oldest known plant virus at ancient settlement

Researchers studying ancient corncobs found at a Native American archeological site have recovered a 1,000-year-old virus, the oldest plant virus ever reported.

Thu 13 Dec 18 from Phys.org

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Study identifies a key cellular mechanism that triggers pneumonia in humans

The relationship between influenza and pneumonia has long been observed by health workers. Its genetic and cellular mechanisms have now been investigated in depth by scientists in a study involving ...

Tue 11 Dec 18 from Medical Xpress

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Tube travel linked to the spread of flu-like illnesses

Despite the commuter cold being a widely accepted concept, it's never been proven that public transport contributes to the spread of airborne infections. Now new research on the London underground ...

Wed 12 Dec 18 from Medical Xpress

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Going viral: New cells for norovirus production in the lab

An Osaka University-led research team has developed a system for simply and efficiently producing human norovirus. By coaxing human induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) to develop into a type ...

Tue 11 Dec 18 from Medical Xpress

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Taking the virus out of a mosquito's bite

They approach with the telltale sign—a high-pitched whine. It's a warning that you are a mosquito's next meal. But that mosquito might carry a virus, and now the virus is in you. Now, with ...

Wed 12 Dec 18 from Medical Xpress

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