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Healthy Heart in 20s = Healthy Brain in 40s

People who take care of their heart health in young adulthood may have larger brains in middle-age, compared to people who do not take care of their heart health, according to a study published in the July 19, 2017, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

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Skin Vaccination with Microneedle Patch, Influenza Fusion Protein Improves Efficacy of Seasonal Flu Vaccines, Study Finds

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A boosting skin vaccination with a biodegradable microneedle patch and protein constructed from sequences of influenza virus subtypes could improve the effectiveness of conventional influenza vaccines, according to a study led by Georgia State University.

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UC San Diego Researchers Join $14.9 Million Fight Against Disease-Transmitting Mosquitoes

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UC San Diego scientists will study an innovative research technique as a way to control disease-causing mosquitoes. The project, which will receive up to $14.9 million, will focus on a technique known as gene drive, which can spread desirable genes in wild populations and suppress harmful organisms.

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Saliva as Good as Blood for Diagnosing Hepatitis E, Study Suggests

A saliva test developed by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health nearly matches the performance of a blood test widely used to assess recent or past hepatitis E virus (HEV) infection, a new study reports.

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New Robotic Lab Tracking Toxicity of Lake Erie Algal Bloom

A new research tool to safeguard drinking water is now keeping a watchful eye on Lake Erie. This week, a robotic lake-bottom laboratory began tracking the levels of dangerous toxins produced by cyanobacteria that bloom each summer in the lake's western basin.

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UNC Study Advances the Ability to Expose Latent HIV

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Cancer drug Vorinostat given every 72 hours can awaken sleeping HIV in the body, says researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. However, it does not clear or deplete infection, meaning additional advances will be needed to achieve a cure.

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Tinnitus or Ringing of the Ear - Dr. Kathryn Boling - Mercy

Mercy’s Dr. Kathryn Boling of Lutherville Personal Physicians discusses tinnitus, which is ringing in the ears that won't go away, and the different methods used to treat it.







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