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New findings show the impact of ancestry on health

A 'one size fits all' approach to healthcare is being called into question by a researcher at Victoria University of Wellington, who says the immune systems of Māori and Pasifika people are very different from those with ...

Jun 16, 2015
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Zombie bacteria in tuberculosis

"Living-dead" bacteria exist in limbo: biologically active but not proliferating. Buried in this zombie state, disease-causing bacteria could come back from the dead to re-infect patients. Researchers at EPFL have produced ...

Jan 26, 2015
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Molecular decoys help overcome drug resistance

Harmful bacteria have evolved some ingenious mechanisms to resist antibiotics. One of those is the drug efflux pump—proteins that stand guard along bacterial cell membranes, identifying antibacterial agents that pass through ...

Dec 09, 2014
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