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New Tools in Fight Against Virus that Attacks the Brain

November 18, 2014 1:47 pm | News | Comments

Researchers have developed new insight into a rare but deadly brain infection. Read more...                            

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Molecular Mapping Opens Doors to More Computer-Based Tests

November 18, 2014 1:28 pm | News | Comments

Scientists report a new method for establishing whether chemical compounds are safe for human use without in vivo testing. Read more...                     

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Study ties dental drugs, heart infection risk

November 18, 2014 12:57 pm | by Marilynn Marchione - AP Chief Medical Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Curbing the routine use of preventive antibiotics before dental work may have contributed to a rise in heart valve infections in England, a new study suggests. In the U.S., the highest risk patients still get these drugs and no similar trend has been seen. Mouths are full of bacteria, and certain...

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Team Devises Method to Attack Cancer at Genetic Source

November 18, 2014 12:44 pm | News | Comments

Researchers designed a therapeutic molecule that both targets the acidic microenvironments of tumors and penetrates cells to deliver a therapeutic cargo. Read more...              

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New Type of Neuron Plays Key Role in Nicotine Addiction

November 18, 2014 12:25 pm | News | Comments

New study shows that in the core of the brain’s reward system are specific neurons that are active both with use of and withdrawal from nicotine. Read more...                 

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UK bird flu strain same as the Dutch one

November 18, 2014 11:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

British officials say a strain of bird flu found in England matches the strain found recently in the Netherlands. Environmental officials say the H5N8 strain discovered on a duck breeding farm in the Driffield area of East Yorkshire poses only a very low risk to public health. It is not judged to...

Calorie-Restricting Diets Slow Aging

November 18, 2014 10:52 am | News | Comments

A new study shows that calorie-reduced diets stop the normal rise and fall in activity levels of close to 900 different genes linked to aging and memory formation in the brain. Read more...            

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Study Shows Bed Bugs Transmit Parasite That Causes Deadly Disease

November 18, 2014 10:28 am | News | Comments

A new study from Penn Medicine researchers demonstrated that bed bugs can transmit one of the most prevalent and deadly diseases in the Americas. Read more...                 

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Hope for Halting Cell Death Caused By Disease

November 18, 2014 10:18 am | News | Comments

Scientists have discovered mechanisms that control a new form of premature cell death in living tissue and a mechanism to reverse it. Read more...                   

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Going Purple: 5 Cutting-edge Breakthroughs in Alzheimer’s Research

November 17, 2014 11:48 am | by Christina Jakubowski, Managing Editor | Articles | Comments

November is already halfway over— which means we’re also halfway through National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month, which celebrates and raises awareness for the nearly 5.4 million people who have this condition. Read more...

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Danger of Repeat Head Injuries: Brain’s Inability to Tap Energy Source

November 17, 2014 11:27 am | News | Comments

Two or more serious hits to the head within days of each other can interfere with the brain’s ability to use sugar – its primary energy source – to repair cells damaged by the injuries, new research suggests. Read more...                       

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Mapping The Genes of An Endangered Sea Creature

November 17, 2014 11:19 am | News | Comments

Scientists at The University of Manchester are attempting to map the genes of an endangered British sea creature to aid a captive breeding program. Read more...                                    

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Statins Reverse Learning Disabilities Caused by Genetic Disorder

November 17, 2014 11:05 am | News | Comments

UCLA scientists have discovered that statins, a popular class of cholesterol drugs, reverse the learning disabilities caused by a genetic disorder called Noonan syndrome. Read more..                            

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Hand Transplant Recovery Sheds New Light on Touch

November 17, 2014 10:59 am | by Lauran Neergaard, AP Medical Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Recovery of feeling can gradually improve for years after a hand transplant, suggests a small study that points to changes in the brain, not just the new hand, as a reason. Read more...                                          

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Fungus Behind Deadly Disease in Walnut Trees Mutates Easily

November 17, 2014 10:49 am | News | Comments

Researchers from Purdue and Colorado State universities have discovered that the fungus responsible for thousand cankers disease, a lethal affliction of walnut trees and related species, has a rich genetic diversity that may make the disease more difficult to control. Read more...

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