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National Institutes of Health scientists and their colleagues identified a previously unappreciated role for the soft palate during research to better understand how influenza (flu) viruses acquire the...

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MRSA is bad news. If you’ve never heard of it, here’s what you need to know: It’s pronounced MER-suh, it’s a nasty bacterial infection and it can cause serious disease and death. Senior...

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Researchers at two prominent facilities continue the quest for newer and better treatment options for the drug resistant strain of Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). Researchers at Washington University School...

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Researchers may have discovered a new marker found in the blood for episodic migraine, according to a study published in the September 9, 2015, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American...

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For decades there has been a demonstrable connection between dams in Africa and an increase in the parasitic disease, schistosomiasis. Now, South African and Australian researchers correlate the location...

A study published this week in Cell Host and Microbe from a research team out of China and the US has shown that in children, telltale oral microorganisms can be prognosticators for progression of dental...

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Brain plasticity is the ability of the brain to change both anatomically and functionally in response to changes in the body or in the environment. For many years, researchers believed that the brain did...

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Multiple System Atrophy (MSA), a neurodegenerative disorder with similarities to Parkinson’s disease, is caused by a newly discovered type of prion, akin to the misfolded proteins involved in incurable...

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A deadly parasite that causes Chagas disease is widespread in a common Texas insect, according to a new study by University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) researchers. The finding suggests that the risk of...

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More than half of Asian Americans and nearly half of Hispanic Americans with diabetes are undiagnosed, according to researchers from the National Institutes of Health and the Centers for Disease Control...