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Nanotechnology, Chloroform, Graphene, nanoporous material, Public Health, surface acoustic waves, Trihalomethanes, Water Quality Research, Water Purification

Clean Water That’s ‘Just Right’ with Sandia Sensor Solution

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Working with Parker Hannifin, Sandia National Laboratories combined basic research on an interesting form of carbon with a unique microsensor to make an easy-to-use, table-top tool that quickly and cheaply detects disinfection byproducts in our drinking water before it reaches consumers.

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Optometry, dry eye, Optometry & Vision Science, Optometry and Vision Science, Dry eye disease, dry eye research , dry eye treatment, Dry Eyes

Dry Eye Relief Progresses with New Guidelines and Expansion of UAB’s Dry Eye Relief Clinic

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UAB personalizes treatment for dry eye patients with the expansion of clinic and development of guidelines for diagnosis and treatment.

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AIDS, HIV, Autoimmune Disease, Hiv Vaccine, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE), Immunology

Barrier to Autoimmune Disease May Open Door to HIV, Study Suggests

Researchers from the University of Colorado School of Medicine have discovered that a process that protects the body from autoimmune disease also prevents the immune system from generating antibodies that can neutralize the HIV-1 virus. The findings, which will be published July 11 in The Journal of Experimental Medicine, might be considered by scientists trying to develop a vaccine that can stimulate the production of these neutralizing antibodies.

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Adolescent, teen, Preventive Health, Vaccination, Unity Consortium

Vaccines Not Just for Babies: New Survey Reveals Teen Health May Be Impacted by Misperceptions

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A national survey of parents, teens and healthcare providers revealed some major areas for improvement in preventive health communications to teens.

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NIH-Funded Team Uses Smartphone Data in Global Study of Physical Activity

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Using a larger dataset than for any previous human movement study, National Institutes of Health-funded researchers at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California, have tracked physical activity by population for more than 100 countries. Their research follows on a recent estimate that more than 5 million people die each year from causes associated with inactivity.

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zika, Zika research, Mayo Clinic, Belize

Eck Institute for Global Health to Study Zika in Belize

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The University of Notre Dame has announced a collaboration with Mayo Clinic, the Belize Ministry of Health and the Belize Vector and Ecology Center aimed at strengthening the country’s ability to respond to Zika virus and other arboviruses.

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infectious and emerging disease, Infectious Disease, infectious disease control, Infectious Diseases, Flesh Eating Bacteria, Salt Water, Ocean, Oyster, Oysters

Expert: What Is Flesh Eating Bacteria?

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Gonorrhea, Gonorrhoea, antiobiotic resistance, World Health Organization, World Health Organisation, Public Health, Infectious Diseases

Chlamydia Expert Available to Discuss Spread of Untreatable Gonorrhea

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Disease, Diagnosis, Health, global security

Developing a Universal Biosensor That Could Reduce the Global Threat From Infectious Diseases​

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Brian VanderVen, College of Veterinary Medicine, LucA, LucA Mtb, Tuberculosis, Mycobacterium, Cholesterol, Macrophages, Fatty Acids, Microbiology, Infectious Disease, Pathogenesis

Cornell Discovery Holds Potential for Treating Tuberculosis

A recent discovery by Cornell University researchers could lead to a new, effective treatment for persistent tuberculosis infections.







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