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Craigslist’s entry into a market results in a 15.9 percent increase in reported HIV cases, according to research from the University of Minnesota published in the December issue of MIS Quarterly. When...

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The liquid used in electronic cigarettes has been linked to a significantly higher risk of respiratory viral infections, whether the liquid contains nicotine or not, according to a published study by researchers...

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The Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (IBN) of A*STAR in Singapore has developed a paper-based disposable device that will allow dengue-specific antibodies to be detected easily from saliva...

There has been in excess of 1.1 million locally acquired cases of the mosquito borne virus, chikungunya reported in the Western hemisphere since first detected in the Caribbean in Dec. 2013. A hallmark...

On the heels of President Obama’s announcement to increase spending on antibiotic resistance to $1.2B, researchers from Tel Aviv University (TAU) have shown that proteins embedded in bacteria by bacteriophages...

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Successfully treating rabies can be a race against the clock. Those who suffer a bite from a rabid animal have a brief window of time to seek medical help before the virus takes root in the central nervous...

In a collaborative effort that yielded two papers in the journal Nature, researchers from Harvard Medical School and Yale University have inserted new codons into bacteria to produce synthetic amino acids...

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A researcher from Texas Tech University’s Department of Animal and Food Sciences in the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, has discovered a new serotype of the salmonella bacteria,...

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Researchers used spatial analysis software and electronic medical records to identify clusters of underimmunization and vaccine refusal among Kaiser Permanente members in Northern California, according...

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One in five cases of Lassa fever – a disease that kills around 5,000 people a year in West Africa – could be due to human-to-human transmission, with a large proportion of these cases caused...