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New research suggests that just one or two individual herpes virus particles attack a skin cell in the first stage of an outbreak, resulting in a bottleneck in which the infection may be vulnerable to medical ...
Medical research Nov 05, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (6) | 1 |
Chemists at the University of California, San Diego have produced the first high resolution structure of a molecule that when attached to the genetic material of the hepatitis C virus prevents it from reproducing.
Medical research Mar 19, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Researchers have discovered that rising temperature induces key changes in the dengue virus when it enters its human host, and the findings represent a new approach for designing vaccines against the aggressive ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 11, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
People may more likely be exposed to the flu through airborne virus than previously thought, according to new research from the University of Maryland School of Public Health. The study also found that when ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 07, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Antibodies developed by researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute are unusually effective at preventing the formation of toxic protein particles linked to Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's disease, ...
Neuroscience Dec 03, 2012 | 4 / 5 (2) | 1 |
Scientists from the University of Utah School of Medicine have discovered that a mouse protein called IFITM3 contributes to the body's defense against some types of viral infections by binding to an enzyme responsible for ...
Immunology Apr 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Some cancer drugs used to treat patients with leukemia may also help stop the Ebola virus and give the body time to control the infection before it turns deadly, US researchers said on Wednesday.
Medications Feb 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 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 |
(HealthDay)—Norovirus, the infamous stomach bug that's sickened countless cruise ship passengers, also wreaks havoc on land.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 20, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Higher humidity levels indoors can significantly reduce the infectivity of influenza virus particles released by coughing, according to research published February 27 in the open access journal PLOS ONE by John Noti and co ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 27, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Every flu season, doctors instruct their patients in the basics of respiratory etiquette: To limit spread of the disease, wash your hands, cover your mouth when you cough and practice good hygiene.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 25, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Bioinformaticians at IMIM (Hospital del Mar Medical Research Institute) and UPF (Pompeu Fabra University) have used molecular simulation techniques to explain a specific step in the maturation of the HIV virions, i.e., how ...
HIV & AIDS Dec 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
To date, 10 people have fallen ill - and three have died - in the hantavirus outbreak at Yosemite National Park's "signature" cabins in Curry Village, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A study in The Journal of Cell Biology identifies a motor protein that ferries HIV to the plasma membrane, helping the virus escape from macrophages.
HIV & AIDS Oct 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Drug resistance is a major problem when treating infections. This problem is multiplied when the infection, like HIV-1, is chronic. New research published in BioMed Central's open access journal Retrovirology has examined the ge ...
HIV & AIDS Oct 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0