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Common weed killer linked to bee deaths
SCIENCE DAILY Honey bees exposed to glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup, lose some of the beneficial bacteria in their guts and are more susceptible to infection and death from harmful bacteria. Scientists believe this is... 3 hours
Evidence that addictive behaviors have strong links with ancient retroviral infection
SCIENCE DAILY New research shows that an ancient retrovirus -- HK2 -- is more frequently found in drug addicts and thus is significantly associated with addiction. 3 hours
Medical News Today: How to use coconut oil for eczema
MNT Coconut oil is a natural moisturizer. It can soothe dry, itchy skin resulting from eczema and help prevent infection. In this article, we look at how to use... 4 hours
Parasite makes quick exit when researchers remove the handbrake
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have discovered a way to halt the invasion of the toxoplasmosis-causing parasite into cells, depriving the parasite of a key factor necessary for its growth. The findings are a... 6 hours
Common weed killer—believed harmless to animals—may be harming bees worldwide
Science Magazine Glyphosate appears to alter the bacteria in the insect’s guts, making them more vulnerable to infection 6 hours
Common weed killer linked to bee deaths
PHYS.ORG The world's most widely used weed killer may also be indirectly killing bees. New research from The University of Texas at Austin shows that honey bees exposed to glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup,... 6 hours
DNA islands effective as 'anti-bacterial drones'
SCIENCE DAILY Genomic 'islands' that evolved from viruses can be converted into 'drones' that disable Staphylococcus aureus, bacteria that are often resistant to antibiotics, a new study finds. 9 hours
DNA islands effective as 'anti-bacterial drones'
PHYS.ORG Genomic "islands" that evolved from viruses can be converted into "drones" that disable Staphylococcus aureus, bacteria that are often resistant to antibiotics and pose a threat to safe hospital care, a new study finds. 10 hours
Eradicating Helicobacter pylori infections may be a key treatment for Parkinson's disease
SCIENCE DAILY While human genetic mutations are involved in a small number of Parkinson's disease (PD) cases, the vast majority of cases are of unknown environmental... 10 hours
New test speeds up diagnosis of multi-resistant pathogens
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers at the University of Cologne and the German Center for Infection Research have made an important step towards speeding up the diagnosis of multi-resistant pathogens. 10 hours
Gilead Sciences plans to launch authorized generic versions of Epclusa and Harvoni in the US
NEWS MEDICAL Gilead Sciences, Inc. announced today plans to launch authorized generic versions of Epclusa and Harvoni, Gilead's leading treatments... 12 hours
Quicker and simpler test to detect infectious disease in dogs
PHYS.ORG A team of researchers have proposed a new test that rapidly examines dogs for exposure to a parasite transmitted by sand flies. The test could be used in... 12 hours
How microvilli form
PHYS.ORG The gut is lined by cells containing brush borders, which are composed of arrays of microvillar protrusions that help in nutrient absorption and provide a barrier against pathogens and toxins. Microbes such as E. coli can destroy microvilli with potentially... 13 hours
Phase I clinical trial shows safety and tolerability of HIV-specific, ex-vivo expanded T-cell therapy
NEWS MEDICAL Preliminary results from a phase I clinical trial have demonstrated the safety and tolerability of a cell therapy involving the... 14 hours
October 1918 marks the centenary of Spanish Flu that claimed more lives than World War I
NEWS MEDICAL JUST as the cataclysmic conflict of the Great War was in its death throes, a new... 19 hours
New therapeutic vaccine helps immune cells fight HPV-related head and neck cancer
NEWS MEDICAL A therapeutic vaccine can boost antibodies and T cells, helping them infiltrate tumors and fight off human papillomavirus-related head and neck cancer. 20 hours
Greater awareness of science can help public overcome fear of vaccines
NEWS MEDICAL The increasing distrust in vaccinations has triggered an extensive scientific and public debate over whether or not it is useful, safe and ethical to vaccinate children... 20 hours
New spinout company to tackle drug-resistant infections with novel antibiotics
NEWS MEDICAL Drug-resistant infections are set to kill more people than cancer by 2050. Now a new University of Plymouth spinout company has been established to help tackle the problem... 20 hours
Australia's HIV diagnoses hit seven year low
NEWS MEDICAL According to latest numbers from the Kirby Institute at the University of New South Wales (UNSW), the rates of HIV are on the rise among heterosexuals in Australia. 22 hours
Old letters provide insight into Spanish flu pandemic horror
NEWS MEDICAL An archive of letters written by those who survived the Spanish flu pandemic at the start of the last century shows what it was actually like to live during that... 1 day
Italy extends time for vaccine proof for young school kids
ABC NEWS Italian parents have more time before having to produce proof their children kids received 10 mandatory vaccinations 2 days
Study: Since The 1970s, Drug Overdoses Have Grown Exponentially
NPR The research suggests that the ongoing opioid crisis may be part of a larger epidemic going back decades. The study also shows more users take multiple drugs — many of... 3 days
Congo reports Ebola death close to busy Ugandan border
ABC NEWS Congo reports Ebola death close to busy Ugandan border; woman had refused vaccination 3 days
Decision aids for parents of children with minor head injuries help communicate with physicians
NEWS MEDICAL A series of illustrations and charts designed as decision aids for parents of children with minor head injuries helped them... 3 days
Scientists use mice to study transmission of Lyme disease bacteria by infected ticks
NEWS MEDICAL Lyme borreliosis is a disease caused by bacteria of the genus Borrelia that are transmitted by a bite from a tick of... 3 days
Pre-clinical success for a universal flu vaccine offers hope for third generation approach
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have demonstrated pre-clinical success for a universal flu vaccine in a new article. 3 days
Gut fungus exacerbates asthma in antibiotic-treated mice
SCIENCE DAILY A non-pathogenic fungus can expand in the intestines of antibiotic-treated mice and enhance the severity of allergic airways disease, according to a new study. The findings suggest that alterations in gut microbiota induced by... 3 days
A new approach towards developing a vaccine against vivax malaria
SCIENCE DAILY A study indicates the possibility of using tiny vesicles derived from human immature red blood cell as a vaccine platform. 3 days
Enhancing Fc{gamma}R-mediated antibody effector function during persistent viral infection
Science Magazine Persistent viral infections can interfere with FcR-mediated antibody effector functions by excessive immune complex (IC) formation, resulting in resistance to therapeutic FcR-dependent antibodies. We and others have previously demonstrated that... 3 days
Manganese plays a key role in bacterial infection
SCIENCE DAILY The ability to acquire manganese during infection is essential for the virulence of Enterococcus faecalis in animals, according to a new study. 3 days
Overwhelming evidence shows hepatitis C treatment effective for people who inject drugs
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers are calling on an end to discriminatory health and illicit drugs policies, based on overwhelming evidence that new hepatitis C therapies are effective... 3 days
Solar panels replaced tarmac on a motorway—here are the results
PHYS.ORG Four years ago a viral campaign wooed the world with a promise of fighting climate change and jump-starting the economy by replacing tarmac on the world's roads with... 3 days
Researchers demonstrate pre-clinical success for universal flu vaccine in new paper
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers from the University of Oxford's Department of Zoology have demonstrated pre-clinical success for a universal flu vaccine in a new paper published in Nature Communications. 4 days
50 years ago, a flu pandemic spurred vaccine research
SCIENCE-NEWS A half-century after the Hong Kong flu pandemic, scientists are getting closer to a universal vaccine. 4 days
Eye infection in contact lens wearers can cause blindness
SCIENCE DAILY A new outbreak of a rare but preventable eye infection that can cause blindness, has been identified in contact lens wearers in a new study. The research team found a... 4 days
Wild African monkeys infected with the bacterium causing yaws in humans 
PHYS.ORG An international research team, led by scientists from the German Primate Center, the Robert Koch Institute, the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, McGill University, Masaryk... 4 days
Scientist intends to fight pathogenic bacteria with viruses
NEWS MEDICAL Dr. Li Deng of Helmholtz Zentrum München has been awarded a Starting Grant of the European Research Council. The scientist intends to tackle antimicrobial resistance by fighting bacteria with their natural enemies... 4 days
Medical News Today: Fighting brain cancer with the Zika virus
MNT Scientists have found some surprising common ground between the Zika virus and brain cancer. They hope that a Zika vaccine may help combat glioblastoma. 4 days
New outbreak of rare eye disease identified in contact lens wearers
NEWS MEDICAL A new outbreak of a rare but preventable eye infection that can cause blindness, has been identified in contact lens wearers in a new study led... 4 days
Study reveals surprising gaps in some HIV medical providers' knowledge of ACA
NEWS MEDICAL A new study has revealed surprising gaps in some HIV medical providers' knowledge of the Affordable Care Act, with more than a quarter of... 4 days
Study highlights need to remain vigilant in maintaining key infection control processes
NEWS MEDICAL Healthcare-associated infections can be reduced by up to 55 percent by systematically implementing evidence-based infection prevention and control strategies, according to a review of... 4 days
New research hub to drive radical change in development and manufacturing of vaccines
NEWS MEDICAL Vax-Hub, a new Future Vaccine Manufacturing Research Hub, will bring together academia, industry and policy makers to affect radical change in the... 4 days
New naturally occurring antibiotic found effective against Mycobacterium tuberculosis
NEWS MEDICAL A naturally occurring antibiotic called kanglemycin A is effective against Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the bacteria that cause tuberculosis, even in drug-resistant strains, according to an international team of researchers who used... 4 days
A naturally occurring antibiotic active against drug-resistant tuberculosis
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have discovered that a naturally occurring antibiotic called kanglemycin A is effective against Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the bacteria that cause tuberculosis, even in drug-resistant strains. 4 days
Preventing a dengue outbreak at the 2020 Summer Olympics
SCIENCE DAILY New controls and frameworks are recommended to detect dengue and other infectious diseases and help prevent their spread during the 2020 summer Olympics and Paralympics being held in Tokyo, researchers... 4 days
Scientists find wild African monkeys infected with bacterium that causes syphilis, yaws in humans
NEWS MEDICAL An international research team, led by scientists from the German Primate Center, the Robert Koch Institute, the Max Planck Institute... 4 days
No increased risk of lung infections among infants using popular anti-reflux medicines
SCIENCE DAILY New research shows infants using popular anti-reflux medicines like omeprazole are not at increased risk of pneumonia or other lower respiratory tract infections, contrary... 4 days
Even the best healthcare facilities can do more to prevent infections
SCIENCE DAILY Healthcare-associated infections can be reduced by up to 55 percent by systematically implementing evidence-based infection prevention and control strategies, according to a review of 144 studies.... 4 days
WATCH: Puppies to blame for sickening hundreds of people: CDC
ABC NEWS The Center for Disease Control says puppies from six different pet stores spread infectious bacteria in several states from 2016 to 2018. 4 days
NIH launches clinical trial to test infusions of combination antibodies in people with HIV
NEWS MEDICAL A clinical trial testing infusions of combination antibodies in people living with HIV has begun at the National Institutes of... 4 days
Scientists achieve breakthrough in accelerated diagnosis of multi-resistant hospital pathogens
NEWS MEDICAL A team of researchers at the University of Cologne's Faculty of Medicine and the German Center for Infection Research has achieved a scientific breakthrough in the accelerated diagnosis... 4 days
New type of fatty acid can slow down overreactive immune system
NEWS MEDICAL Sometimes, the body's otherwise intelligent immune system mistakenly attacks the body's healthy tissue by responding to infections that do not exist. 4 days
Drug overdose epidemic has been growing exponentially for decades
SCIENCE DAILY Death rates from drug overdoses in the US have been on an exponential growth curve that began at least 15 years before the mid-1990s surge in opioid prescribing, suggesting that... 4 days
WATCH: Overdose epidemic may have deeper social issues
ABC NEWS Underlying causes might include broken communities and widespread malaise. 4 days
Podcast: KHN’s ‘What the Health?’ Health on the hill
NEWS MEDICAL As the start of the fiscal year draws near — along with pivotal midterm elections — Congress is picking up its pace on legislation. This week alone the Senate passed... 4 days
Innovative approach for developing vaccine against most prevalent human malaria parasite
NEWS MEDICAL A novel study indicates promising avenues in an innovative approach for developing a vaccine against Plasmodium vivax, the most prevalent human malaria parasite outside sub-Saharan Africa. 4 days
Manganese plays a key role in bacterial infection
PHYS.ORG The ability to acquire manganese during infection is essential for the virulence of Enterococcus faecalis in animals, according to a study published September 20 in the open-access journal PLOS Pathogens by José... 4 days
Girl who met Drake celebrates successful heart transplant: 'I felt more alive'
ABC NEWS Sofia Sanchez was visited in the hospital by Drake after her "Kiki Challenge" video went viral. 4 days
Programmable protein circuits in living cells
Science Magazine Synthetic protein-level circuits could enable engineering of powerful new cellular behaviors. Rational protein circuit design would be facilitated by a composable protein-protein regulation system in which individual protein components can regulate one another to create a... 4 days
Bacterial antagonism in host-associated microbial communities
Science Magazine Antagonistic interactions are abundant in microbial communities and contribute not only to the composition and relative proportions of their members but also to the longer-term stability of a community. This Review will largely focus on bacterial... 4 days
Changing dynamics of the drug overdose epidemic in the United States from 1979 through 2016
Science Magazine Better understanding of the dynamics of the current U.S. overdose epidemic may aid in the development of more... 4 days
Analyzing the drug abuse epidemic
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Listening to a pandemic
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Medical News Today: How a protein works with gut bacteria to prevent obesity
MNT Learning more about the inflammatory mechanisms that promote obesity can help us find new treatments for this metabolic condition, new research shows. 4 days
Hookworms employ live fast/die young strategy in fur seal pup hosts, study finds
PHYS.ORG Hookworms exploit a live fast/die young strategy in their South American fur seal pup hosts, report Morris Animal Foundation-funded researchers at the... 4 days
How a protein works with gut bacteria to prevent obesity
MNT Learning more about the inflammatory mechanisms that promote obesity can help us find new treatments for this metabolic condition, new research shows. 4 days
Why do people share? It's contagious, six-year study of Hadza people shows
SCIENCE DAILY In the modern world, people cooperate with other people including strangers all the time. We give blood, tip providers of various services, and donate... 4 days
Hookworms employ live fast/die young strategy in fur seal pup hosts
SCIENCE DAILY Hookworms exploit a live fast/die young strategy in their South American fur seal pup hosts. As a result, they often kill their host, rather than finding... 4 days
Medical News Today: Signs and symptoms of STDs in men
MNT Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), or sexually transmitted infections (STIs), can affect anyone, but some symptoms are different for men and women. In this article, we look at the... 4 days
New test procedure accelerates the diagnosis of multi-resistant hospital pathogens
SCIENCE DAILY The diagnosis of multi-resistant hospital pathogens is now possible in 45 minutes instead of 72 hours. Further research is necessary before the procedure is ready for clinical application. 4 days
Solving real-world problems
PHYS.ORG Tools developed by Håvard Rue have transformed data analysis, interpretation and communication, and are applied broadly: from modeling the spread of infectious diseases to mapping fish stocks. 4 days
Pfizer’s 20vPnC vaccine receives Breakthrough Therapy designation from FDA
NEWS MEDICAL Pfizer Inc. announced today that its 20-Valent Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine candidate, PF-06482077, received Breakthrough Therapy designation from the US Food and Drug Administration for the prevention of invasive disease and... 4 days
Intestinal Bacteria Can Generate Electric Current, Study Shows
SCI-NEWS.COM Scientists already know that bacteria can create an electric current outside their own cell, known as extracellular electron transport. This... 5 days
LineaRx signs agreement with Takis/Evvivax to develop linear-DNA based anti-cancer vaccines
NEWS MEDICAL Applied DNA Sciences Inc. announced today that LineaRx, Inc., its wholly-owned subsidiary focused on next-generation biotherapeutics, has signed a Joint Development Agreement with Takis S.R.L. and... 5 days
New platform examines infectious pathogens that may spread from animals to humans
NEWS MEDICAL Large-scale food scares like BSE and dioxin-contaminated eggs raised awareness about the health risks posed when a link in the food chain becomes compromised. 5 days
Rice seeds could hold key to preventing HIV infections
NEWS MEDICAL As incredible as it sounds, a rice paddy field could one day yield an inexpensive way to prevent HIV. 5 days
Restoring cells to an uninfected state once a virus is destroyed
PHYS.ORG New research, pioneered by a first year Ph.D. student and researchers at the University of St Andrews' School of Biology, has identified an important new component... 5 days
Emergex signs MoU with Brazil’s Fiocruz for development of viral vaccines
NEWS MEDICAL Emergex Vaccines Holding Limited, a biotechnology company pioneering a new approach to synthetic vaccine development in the field of infectious diseases, today announces that it has... 5 days
Worms, water fleas and bacteria could bring clean water to remote areas
PHYS.ORG Earthworms and tiny water fleas could help deliver clean water to billions of people living in remote areas of the world by eating up... 5 days
Plant growth-promoting bacteria enhance plant salinity tolerance
PHYS.ORG Soil salinity is one of the key abiotic stress factors affecting agricultural productivity worldwide. Every day, nearly 2000 hectares of fertile agricultural land degrades due to salinity. There are only limited agricultural options to... 5 days
Vax-Hub to influenze radical change in development and manufacturing of vaccines
NEWS MEDICAL Vax-Hub, a new Future Vaccine Manufacturing Research Hub, will bring together academia, industry and policy makers to affect radical change in the development and manufacturing of... 5 days
Researchers develop fast detection strategy to know type of virus acquired by patients
NEWS MEDICAL Even tiny amounts of viruses can have disastrous consequences. RNA identification can reveal the type of virus present. 5 days
Scientists better understand influenza virus and how it spreads
NEWS MEDICAL The seasonal flu is caused by different subtypes of Influenza A virus and typically leads to the death of half a million people each year. 5 days
Detection of BFD virus in parrots in 8 new countries raises concerns for threatened species
NEWS MEDICAL Beak and feather disease virus in wild parrot populations has been detected in eight new countries, raising concerns... 5 days
SLU's College professor receives NIH grant to develop I-TEST project
NEWS MEDICAL ST. LOUIS - Nigerian youth are at the epicenter of an expanding HIV crisis in Sub-Saharan Africa. As a country, Nigeria ranks second in the in the world... 5 days
New system harnesses power of bubbles to destroy dangerous biofilms
NEWS MEDICAL Stiff microbial films often coat medical devices, household items and infrastructure such as the inside of water supply pipes, and can lead to dangerous infections. 5 days
Zika virus could become a weapon against brain cancer
NEWS MEDICAL Zika virus infection is a dreaded one that can lead to severe brain damage in the unborn babies of mothers who get it. 5 days
Girl who met Drake speaks out after heart transplant: 'I felt more alive'
ABC NEWS Sofia Sanchez was visited in the hospital by Drake after her "Kiki Challenge" video went viral. 5 days
Characterization of pregnancy microbiome reveals variations in bacterial diversity
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers performed detailed whole-community sequencing on the microbial communities of three maternal body sites (vagina, gut, and oral cavity) over the course of pregnancy from the first trimester through delivery... 5 days
Anti-inflammatory protein promotes healthy gut bacteria to curb obesity
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists have discovered that the anti-inflammatory protein NLRP12 normally helps protect mice against obesity and insulin resistance when they are fed a high-fat diet. The researchers also reported that the... 5 days
Study: Infants using popular anti-reflux medicines are not at increased risk of lung infections
NEWS MEDICAL New University of Otago research shows infants using popular anti-reflux medicines like omeprazole are not at increased risk of pneumonia... 5 days
Powering the ABC multidrug exporter LmrA: How nucleotides embrace the ion-motive force
Science Magazine LmrA is a bacterial ATP-binding cassette (ABC) multidrug exporter that uses metabolic energy to transport ions, cytotoxic drugs, and lipids. Voltage clamping in a... 5 days
Structural investigation of a chaperonin in action reveals how nucleotide binding regulates the functional cycle
Science Magazine Chaperonins are ubiquitous protein assemblies present in bacteria, eukaryota, and archaea, facilitating the folding of proteins, preventing protein... 5 days
Discovery and structural characterization of a therapeutic antibody against coxsackievirus A10
Science Magazine Coxsackievirus A10 (CVA10) recently emerged as a major pathogen of hand, foot, and mouth disease and herpangina in children worldwide, and lack of a vaccine or... 5 days
[Research Articles] Arginine deficiency is involved in thrombocytopenia and immunosuppression in severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome
Science Magazine Severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome (SFTS) caused by a recently identified bunyavirus, SFTSV, is an emerging... 5 days
Deadly plant disease threatens $250M rose business
PHYS.ORG The outlook for American-grown roses is becoming a bit less rosy, with the spread of an incurable virus that's causing major damage to the nation's $250-million-a-year rose business. 5 days
Plant growth-promoting bacteria enhance plant salinity tolerance
SCIENCE DAILY Soil salinity is a serious problem in crop production, but the work of scientists helps to relieve it. 5 days
Researchers develop microbubble scrubber to destroy dangerous biofilms
PHYS.ORG VIDEO Stiff microbial films often coat medical devices, household items and infrastructure such as the inside of water supply pipes, and can lead to dangerous infections. Researchers have developed a system that harnesses... 5 days
Optical detection of picomolar concentrations of RNA using switches in plasmonic chirality
PHYS.ORG Even tiny amounts of viruses can have disastrous consequences. RNA identification can reveal the type of virus present. A fast and sensitive technique based... 5 days
Administration sends states $1B in grants to battle opioids
ABC NEWS The Trump administration is awarding more than $1 billion in grants to help states confront the opioid epidemic, with most of the money going expand access to treatment and recovery... 5 days
Researchers develop microbubble scrubber to destroy dangerous biofilms
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New defence against 'superbug' infections
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Magnetic bacteria and their unique superpower attract researchers
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Breakthrough shows immune cells may play a role in schizophrenia
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