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Scientists on Sunday said they had found a key piece in the puzzle as to why a tiny minority of individuals infected with HIV have a natural ability to fight off the deadly AIDS virus.
HIV & AIDS Jun 10, 2012 | 4.6 / 5 (17) | 1
(Medical Xpress) -- At the recent Interscience Conference on Anti-Microbial Agents and Chemotherapy, Dr. Lawrence Eron from the University of Hawaii presented his results on the use of maggots to heal diabetic ...
Medical research Sep 27, 2011 | 4.7 / 5 (15) | 2 |
Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes have discovered that a certain type of DNA damage long thought to be particularly detrimental to brain cells can actually be part of a regular, non-harmful process. The team further ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Mar 24, 2013 | 5 / 5 (7) | 1 |
An international team of scientists has announced a breakthrough in the fight against malaria, paving the way for the development of new drugs to treat the deadly disease.
Medical research Nov 29, 2011 | 4.2 / 5 (6) | 3 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Yale Cancer Center geneticists, biochemists, and structural biologists have painted the most comprehensive picture yet of the molecular landscape of melanoma, a highly aggressive and often ...
Genetics Jul 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
An isolated outbreak of a deadly disease known as acute hemorrhagic fever, which killed two people and left one gravely ill in the Democratic Republic of Congo in the summer of 2009, was probably caused by ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
The body's blood clot-busting enzymes are much busier than previously imagined, with new research showing that they also dispose of every cell that dies prematurely from disease or trauma.
Medical research Oct 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- With Type 2 human diabetes climbing at alarming rates in the United States, researchers are seeking treatments for the disease, which has been linked to obesity and poor diet.
Diabetes Jun 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers from the University of Reading have developed a new drug which could reduce the spread of deadly diseases such as Lassa Fever and Aseptic Meningitis.
Medical research Sep 30, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A bus driver in southern China who contracted the bird flu virus died Saturday, health authorities said, in the nation's first reported human case of the deadly disease in 18 months.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 31, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
A new study published in the journal Nature Medicine by NYU Cancer Institute researchers, shows how the cancer causing gene Notch, in combination with a mutated Polycomb Repressive Complex 2 (PRC2) protein complex, work t ...
Cancer Jan 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Half the world's population is at risk for contracting malaria. The deadly disease, spread by hungry mosquitoes that bite humans for their blood meals, affects more than 200 million people ...
Medical research May 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Fears about the purported side effects once sent British parents running from vaccinations against measles. But now an outbreak of the potentially deadly disease in one city has brought them back in droves.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 28, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
The hardening of arteries is a hallmark of atherosclerosis, an often deadly disease in which plaques, excessive connective tissue, and other changes build up inside vessel walls and squeeze off the flow of ...
Cardiology May 16, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have discovered that human proteins with an affinity for Dermatan Sulfate (DS) have the propensity to become autoantigens. In a companion article, ...
Medical research Apr 25, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |