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Researchers Discover New Pathway for Handling Stress

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Researchers studying how animals respond to infections have found a new pathway that may help in tolerating stressors that damage proteins. Naming the pathway the Intracellular Pathogen Response, the scientists say it is a newly discovered way for animals to cope with certain types of stress and attacks, including heat shock.

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High Risk Sex Behaviors Impact Women’s Health: Mcmaster

The research team compared samples of vaginal microbiota of both women who were involved in sex work and those who were not sex workers in Nairobi, Kenya.

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Methotrexate Drug Holiday Improves Flu Vaccine Efficacy in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients

People with RA who stop taking methotrexate treatment for just two weeks after they have a seasonal flu shot can improve the vaccine’s efficacy without increasing RA disease activity, according to new research findings presented this week at the 2017 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting in San Diego.

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Study Gives Rare Look at Genetics of HSV1 Transmission from Father to Son

A new study explores how herpes simplex virus might change when passed from one individual to another, information that may prove useful in future development of therapeutics and vaccines.

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Rush Hospitals Continue Unbroken String of Top Scores for Safety

For the second time this year, all three Rush hospitals — Rush University Medical Center, Rush Oak Park Hospital and Rush-Copley Medical Center — have received an ‘A’ grade, the highest possible, from the Leapfrog Group, a nonprofit patient safety watchdog organization.

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Study Shows Azithromycin Overprescribed for Childhood Pneumonia

A combination of two antibiotics is often prescribed to treat community-acquired pneumonia in children but a JAMA Pediatrics study is now showing that using just one of the two has the same benefit to patients in most case

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UGA, Sanofi Pasteur Develop New Broadly Protective Vaccines for H3N2 Influenza

Researchers have developed a vaccine candidate that protects against multiple co-circulating strains of H3N2 influenza isolated over five seasons following testing in mouse and ferret models.







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