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Can Florida Mosquitoes Transmit New Strains of Painful Chikungunya Virus?

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UF/IFAS researchers used a baseline comparison of infection and transmission rates of Florida mosquitoes to those from the Dominican Republic, a region associated with numerous human cases. Barry Alto, an associate professor of entomology at the UF Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, led a team of UF/IFAS researchers that measured mosquito infection and transmission of the emergent strains of chikungunya -- Asian and Indian Ocean – in Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus mosquitoes.

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Test May Help Identify Veterans with Deployment-Related Lung Disease

A test called the lung clearance index (LCI) is superior to standard tests in identifying patients with lung disease related to military deployment, suggests a study in the August Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.

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Preterm Birth and Low Birth Weight Linked to Air Pollution Exposure Early in Pregnancy, Study Finds

The study, conducted in mice, found that exposure to air pollution during the equivalent of the first or second trimester in humans was linked to more negative birth outcomes than exposure later in pregnancy.

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Equality Isn’t Cutting It: New Campaign From American Heart Association and American Academy of Pediatrics Works for Health Equity, Too

Join our virtual press briefing on August 10 at 11 am ET to hear from these organizations about new research, stories of successful programs in communities, and experts who can speak to the need to ensure all children have access to nutritious food and safe places to be physically active.

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Winning Star Trek Tricorder Device to Be Presented to Experts at the 69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting

Press can register here to livestream this special session through Newswise Live on Monday, July 31 at 7:30 PM EDT. The winner of the Qualcomm Tricorder XPRIZE competition will present DxtER—a real-life tricorder—at the 69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo in San Diego. This special session will be the first time that the device is presented to researchers at a U.S. scientific conference.

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On Track Towards a Zika Virus Vaccine

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Antibody’s molecular structure reveals how it recognizes the Zika virus

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Are Doctors Prescribing Antibiotics Too Often for Sinus Infections?

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Sinus infections are one of the most common reasons patients walk out of the doctor’s office with an antibiotic prescription in hand. The problem is that bacteria causes only about one-third of sinus infections, which means most patients are inappropriately receiving antibiotics.

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Penile Microbiome Study, Latent HIV, Autoimmune Disease Barrier, and More in the AIDS and HIV News Source

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