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Newly found tactics in offense-defense struggle with hepatitis C virus

The hepatitis C virus has a previously unrecognized tactic to outwit antiviral responses and sustain a long-term infection. It also turns out that some...

Engineer studies flow of blood vessels in diabetes, heart disease

People with diabetes develop early and severe heart disease, specifically atherosclerosis, a condition in which plaque builds up inside the arteries. Alisa Clyne, a...

High-intensity strength training shows benefit for Parkinson’s patients

Researchers say that high-intensity strength training produced significant improvements in quality of life, mood and motor function in older patients with Parkinson’s disease.The findings...

Bacterial food web may be key to cystic fibrosis

Cystic fibrosis patients suffer from chronic bacterial infections and thick mucous in their lungs, due largely to a combination of microbial infections and resulting...

Study of pilgrims challenges how mountain sickness gets diagnosed

A study led by University of British Columbia scientists calls into question a widely used method of diagnosing acute mountain sickness.The Lake Louise Score...

Mouse study shows potential for gene therapy in Alport syndrome

A new study in mice suggests that gene therapy one day may be a viable treatment for Alport syndrome, an inherited disease that leads...

Exercise Improves Depression In Parkinson’s

A new study by a movement disorder neurologist at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center found that depression improved among patients with Parkinson’s...

Bacteria tails implicated in gut inflammation

In healthy individuals, the only thing that separates the lining of the human gut from the some 100 trillion bacterial cells in the gastrointestinal...

Prawn vs. snail: Researchers use competition to fight disease

A freshwater prawn may not appear intimidating at first glance – it’s a petite bottom-feeder that can fit in the palm of most people’s...

Circadian timing may give edge to West Coast NFL teams in...

A new analysis of National Football League results suggests that the body's natural circadian timing gives a performance advantage to West Coast teams when...

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