Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Filter study dispels common myths about Valley fever

A new study of Valley fever spores collected from air filters around the Phoenix metro area is helping a research team led by scientists from the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen), part of City of Hope, dispel ...


Q&A: Experts discuss the hidden health risks of wildfire smoke

Wildfires are bigger, more severe and more common today in the western United States than at any time in the last four decades, with Maui, Hawaii's devastating blaze being just the latest tragic example. In California, nearly ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Mimicking the body's own defenses to destroy enveloped viruses

Just as bacteria can develop antibiotic resistance, viruses can also evade drug treatments. Developing therapies against these microbes is difficult because viruses often mutate or hide themselves within cells. But by mimicking ...


Developing drugs to help fight Rift Valley fever virus

Research by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) scientists suggests that immune responses could be bolstered by drugs to help people recover from brain infections caused by an emerging pathogen.

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