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Researchers identified a panel of small molecules that inhibit Zika virus infection, including one that stands out as a potent inhibitor of Zika viral entry into relevant human cell types. They screened a library of 2,000 bioactive compounds for their ability to block Zika virus infection in three distinct cell types using two strains of the…
01.17 / 17:59
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Fresenius Medical Care CEO Ronald Kuerbitz has left the dialysis product and service provider to head up new health care services and technology company agilon ... The post Fresenius Medical Care appoints new CEO appeared first on Nephrology News &…
01.17 / 17:33
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Researchers have found that certain plant-derived products may help prevent and treat hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection. Proanthocyanidin (PAC) and its analogs, oolonghomobisflavanes, act by inhibiting viral entry into host…
01.17 / 15:39
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Diabetes, smoking and physical inactivity have been uncovered as the key cardiovascular disease risk factors for Chinese Australians according to important new research from the largest ongoing study of healthy ageing in Australia, the Sax Institute's 45 and Up…
01.17 / 15:03
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(University of British Columbia) Drugs used to treat HIV could affect how the body responds to syphilis, inadvertently contributing to a current outbreak, a new study…
01.17 / 14:58
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A new analysis of numerous studies indicates that men and women aged 60 years and older who have experienced a hip fracture are at increased risk of dying not only in the short term after the fracture, but also a number of years…
01.17 / 13:12
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New guidelines have been developed that it is hoped will help to progress research into vascular cognitive impairment (VCI) following a study led by academics at the University of Bristol that brought together the views of over 150 researchers in 27…
01.17 / 11:59
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If you could do something to decrease your risk of memory failure, to increase your self-confidence, to be a better public speaker, to improve your brain, to help you deal with back pain, to bust out of your comfort zone, to make your children more resilient ... would you do…
01.17 / 10:08
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An international team of scientists, led by Todd Lencz, PhD, professor at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research at Northwell Health and Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine, have unlocked some of the genes responsible for cognitive…
01.17 / 10:08
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New York, NY (PRWEB) January 16, 2017 Gym Source, America’s leading retailer of premium residential and commercial fitness equipment, announces the grand opening of a new showroom in East Hanover, New Jersey. “We are elated to be opening this new showroom,” explains Tom Richard, Chief Mark…
01.17 / 05:20
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Poor diagnosis worldwide of fungal disease causes doctors to overprescribe antibiotics, increasing harmful resistance to antimicrobial drugs, according to a paper published today in Emerging Infectious…
01.17 / 05:14
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Acupuncture may be an effective treatment option for babies with infantile colic—those who cry for more than 3 hours a day on 3 or more days of the week—reveals research published online in Acupuncture in Med…
01.16 / 23:43
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(HealthDay)—Neither sunflower seed oil (SSO) nor baby lotion (L) harms skin barrier function adaptation in healthy full-term neonates, according to a study published online Jan. 10 in the Journal of Cosmetic D…
01.16 / 22:30
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It's the height of flu season but not all symptoms of the flu virus point to influenza. Sudden fever and headache also may be symptoms of early meningitis, which often mimics the…
01.16 / 22:29
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Findings uncover an ancient mechanism that makes cancer cells invasive, explains melanoma's resistance to therapy and opens the door to development of novel cancer…
01.16 / 22:22
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Investigators at the University of Utah have identified distinct differences in the hearts of advanced heart failure patients who have defied the odds and showed signs of recovery from the disease. Published online in the journal Circulation, the new findings could help clinicians identify the best candidates for cardiac recovery…
01.16 / 21:45
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A family of highly drug-resistant and potentially deadly bacteria may be spreading more widely—and more stealthily—than previously thought, according to a new study from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and the Broad Institute of MIT and Har…
01.16 / 20:03
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Before infecting humans, tick-borne bacteria or viruses first have to get past a tick's defenses to colonize it. How this occurs is not well understood. To investigate, Yale researchers studied a model of the second-most-common tick-borne infection in the United States, human granulocytic anaplasmosis, which can cause headaches, muscle pain, and even…
01.16 / 20:02
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As the nation celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the nations first black president is getting ready to leave office. …
01.16 / 19:28
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New research on an aspect of the ACA/health care debate that hasn't really been discussed--the social impact on communities. Vanderbilt professor Tara McKay was able to control for income level and other factors and still finds issues with trust, support and other issues in communities where members are…
01.16 / 19:19
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