Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

A novel malaria vaccine vector that targets the liver

Malaria remains a deadly disease that affects people worldwide, particularly in Africa. Caused by a parasite that can enter the human bloodstream via mosquito bite, the parasites can then infect and reproduce within the person's ...

Medical research

Experiments challenge cognitive-map hypothesis in mice

A team of researchers at the Wellcome Centre for Neural Circuits and Behaviour, in the U.K. reports a study that challenges the cognitive-map hypothesis for animals. In their paper published in the journal Nature Neuroscience, ...

Neuroscience

Melatonin in mice: There's more to this hormone than sleep

Researchers at the RIKEN Center for Brain Science and the RIKEN BioResource Research Center in Japan, along with collaborators at the State University of New York at Buffalo, have created a mouse model that allows the study ...

Medical research

Anemia discovery points to more effective treatment approaches

A combination of inexpensive oral medications may be able to treat fatigue-inducing anemias caused by chronic diseases and inflammation, a new discovery from the University of Virginia School of Medicine suggests.

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