Tag Archives: Medicine

Whole Genome Sequencing for Outbreak Detection of Salmonella enterica

Whole genome sequencing is not enough to diagnose and control Salmonella outbreaks. Continue reading

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Recent developments linking retroviruses to human breast cancer

Do retroviruses cause breast cancer? Continue reading

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Streptococcus pneumoniae causes cardiac lesions

Streptococcus pneumoniae causes lesions in the heart. Continue reading

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What’s the diference between cow TB and human TB?

Why do some stains of TB cause disease in humans and others don’t? Continue reading

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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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