Tag Archives: Medicine

HIV-Mediated Apoptosis: New Therapeutic Targets

This review discusses the apoptotic pathways that result in the demise of the immune system in HIV infection. Continue reading

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Ebola virus outbreaks

Source: BBC News – Summit to discuss Ebola emergency starts

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Outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease in Guinea: Ecology Meets Economy

Ebola virus is back – but why? Continue reading

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10 things you should know about Ebola virus

7 things you should know about Ebola virus Continue reading

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Viruses: Friends, Foes, Change Agents

In contrast to their negative reputation as disease causing agents, some viruses perform crucial biological and evolutionary functions that help to shape the world we live in. Continue reading

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Gene editing eradicates HIV-1

More than three decades after the discovery of HIV, AIDS remains a major public health problem affecting greater than 35.3 million people worldwide. Current antiretroviral therapy fails to eradicate HIV infection, partly due to the persistence of virus reservoirs. A … Continue reading

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Honing in on enteric fever

The use of metabolomics could lead to improved diagnostics for enteric fever. Continue reading

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Crossing the species barrier

The number of pathogens known to infect humans is ever increasing. Continue reading

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In case you forgot – we're still fighting vCJD

A new test for asymptomatic vCJD. Continue reading

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