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Transplant drugs may help wipe out persistent HIV infections

New research suggests that drugs commonly used to prevent organ rejection after transplantation may also be helpful for combating HIV. The findings, which are...

Deletion of FAT10 gene reduces body fat, slows down aging in...

A single gene appears to play a crucial role in coordinating the immune system and metabolism, and deleting the gene in mice reduces body...

Study finds gout drug may reduce risk of death

In a recently to be published study in Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, researchers have found the use of the drug allopurinol was associated with...

Suicide in the military: Study points to risk and protective factors

The largest study of mental health risk and resilience ever conducted among U.S. military personnel today released its first findings related to suicide attempts...

New school meal standards significantly increase fruit, vegetable consumption

Efforts to weaken new standards not warranted, say researchers Boston, MA -- New federal standards launched in 2012 that require schools to offer healthier meals...

Researchers look beyond basketball stats to analyze team movement in getting...

Defensive role swaps prove predictive of 3-point success Everyone knows a basketball player is more likely to miss a three-point shot if a defender is...

New computer model may aid personalized cancer care

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute scientists have developed a mathematical model to predict how a patient's tumor is likely to behave and which of several possible...

How people make decisions based on observation and inference

A kidney transplant is a lifesaving operation — and yet every year in the United States, about 10 percent of donated kidneys go unused,...

Injectable therapy could help people avoid mastectomy

A novel breast-cancer therapy that partially reverses the cancerous state in cultured breast tumor cells and prevents cancer development in mice, could one day...

Suicide widely deemed immoral because it ‘taints the soul’

Suicide is a major public health issue; it takes the lives of more than a million people each year. It is also widely believed...

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