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In early testing, a compound called bryostatin, that was isolated from the bryzoan marine organism Bugala neritina, was well tolerated and may be […]

Cows Make Broadly Neutralizing Antibodies Against HIV Much Faster Than Humans

It takes healthy human beings several years to produce the broadly neutralizing antibodies (bnAbs) that would make an HIV vaccine useful against all […]

Metal Ions Can Stop the Action of Botulinum Neurotoxin A

Copper and mercury cations can block the action of Botulinum neurotoxin A (BoNT/A), which causes the disease known as botulism.  Even though botulism […]

Clinicians Refuse to Use Stethoscope Hygiene

Although studies have shown that stethoscope contamination after a single exam is comparable to that of the clinician’s dominant hand and pathogens cultured […]

Genetic Marker May Indicate High-Risk Flu Patients

People with the rs34481144 variation of their IFITM3 gene are more than twice as likely to develop severe, life-threatening flu symptoms as people […]

Prior Infection with Dengue Fever Does Not Increase the Severity of Zika Disease

People who are infected with the Zika virus after they have had Dengue fever do not become more ill than people with Zika […]

Zika Vaccine Tested in Mice Protected Mothers and Fetuses if Given Before Pregnancy Starts

A Zika vaccine created for mice and given before pregnancy began has protected both mothers and their developing fetuses from infection and birth […]

Improving HIV Prevention Strategies for Women

More than one million women contract HIV every year, and the majority of these new infections occur in young women in sub-Saharan Africa.  […]

Treatment Breakthrough Will Block Both Known Viruses and New Viruses

A protein called NOX2 oxidase is activated by viruses and suppresses the body’s key antiviral reaction in a part of the cell called […]

Essential Mechanism for Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Discovered

A protein called LucA that is found on the cell membrane of the pathogen Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb), stabilizes the transporter complexes Mce1 and […]

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