Reporting in the prestigious journal Science this week, researchers from Stanford University have expanded on their previous work to show that yeast engineered with biotechnological methods can produce...

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Working as part of an international team in North America and West Africa, a researcher at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) has published new findings showing the ancient roots of the deadly Lassa...

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Between one-third and one-half of individuals in the United States who were infected with HIV around the time of birth may not have sufficient immunity to ward off measles, mumps, and rubella—even though...

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Since the chickenpox vaccine became available in the U.S. in 1995, there has been a large reduction in chickenpox cases. Hospitalizations and outpatient visits for chickenpox have continued their decline...

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Last December, researchers identified more than 1,000 gene mutations in individuals with autism, but how these mutations increased risk for autism was unclear. Now, UNC School of Medicine researchers are...

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Upstate Medical University in Syracuse has received a grant from the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) to develop a prototype for a new device to specifically attract and exterminate Aedes aegypti mosquitoes....

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A new weapon in the arsenal in the fight against Ebola has a Mount St. Mary’s University researcher hopeful that progress is being made toward finding a cure for the devastating viral disease. A recently-tested...

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Recent advances in the understanding of cancer have led to more personalized therapies, such as drugs that target particular proteins and tests that analyze gene expression patterns in tumors to predict...

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Mild hypothermia in deceased organ donors significantly reduces delayed graft function in kidney transplant recipients when compared to normal body temperature, according to UC San Francisco researchers...

In a systematic review of six in-person trials in Asian populations, the Cochrane Upper GI and Pancreatic Diseases Group showed that antibiotics given to individuals testing positive for Helicobacter pylori...