The National Institutes of Health recently awarded a $2.7 million grant to Luis R. Martinez, Ph.D., associate professor of biological sciences at The University of Texas at El Paso, to study a potentially life-threatening fungus and suggest possible treatments.... NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
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GW study identifies barriers to correctly diagnosing cutaneous fungal infections  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
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UIC Nursing and Erie partner on $3.3 million grant to improve health care in underserved communities  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
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The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences has awarded Ohio University scientists Shiyong Wu and Lingying Tong a five-year $1.7 million grant to advance... more
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Antacid helps tuberculosis bacteria to survive  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
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Researchers seek to identify biomarkers that may predict suicide risk among women  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
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Study describes the Trans-Saharan Seaway in Mali, Africa, 50 to 100 million years ago  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
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Penn State researcher awarded NSF grant to model cell disorder in the heart  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
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