HIV & AIDS

Scientists reveal new phase of HIV infection

Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Medical School have identified a new life cycle stage in HIV infection, thanks to a novel technique they developed to take images of intact infected cells. They've shown that ...

Medical research

Discovery could lead ways to prevent herpes spread

(Medical Xpress) -- Herpesviruses are thrifty reproducers -- they only send off their most infectious progeny to invade new cells. Two Cornell virologists recently have discovered how these viruses determine which progeny ...

Genetics

Scientists create new genetic model of premature aging diseases

Working with a group of national and international researchers, scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute have developed a new genetic model of premature aging disorders that could shed light on ...

Medical research

Experimental drug extends survival in progeria

A report from a clinical trial for a drug to treat the rapid-aging disorder progeria, published in this week's Journal of the American Medical Association, offers hope for families with the ultra-rare genetic condition.

Medical research

A step closer to understanding, averting drug resistance

(Medical Xpress) -- The multidrug transporter EmrE functions as an asymmetric antiparallel dimer (molecule with two subunits). Drug (blue) transport from the inside to the outside of the cell membrane is accomplished by exchange ...

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