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Antibiotics Resistance : Researchers Succeed to Block Genes of Resistance

Scientists at UdeM's Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine design better molecules that make it harder for plasmids to move between bacteria.

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Alzheimer’s Awareness Month: As Numbers Diagnosed Grow, So Does Promising Research

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Researchers at Fresno State and CSU Fullerton are among those studying better ways to prevent the most common form of dementia.

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Climate Change Models of Bird Impacts Pass the Test

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A major study looking at changes in where UK birds have been found over the past 40 years has validated the latest climate change models being used to forecast impacts on birds and other animals.

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Rainfall Can Indicate That Mosquito-Borne Epidemics Will Occur Weeks Later

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A new study demonstrates that outbreaks of mosquito-borne viruses Zika and Chikungunya generally occur about three weeks after heavy rainfall. Researchers also found that Chikungunya will predominate over Zika when both circulate at the same time.

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Loyola Medicine Helps Pediatric Sickle Cell Patient Take Trip of a Lifetime

Anyah wasn't going to let sickle cell disease keep her from going on her high school class trip to Europe. Thanks to Natalie Kamberos, DO, and the care Anyah received at Loyola Medicine, Anyah was able to climb the Eiffel Tower and make it a trip of a lifetime.

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To Forget or to Remember? Memory Depends on Subtle Brain Signals, Scientists Find

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Understanding how brains actively erase memories may open new understanding of memory loss and aging, and open the possibility of new treatments for neurodegenerative disease.

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HIV-Positive Adults Are Under-Treated for Cardiovascular Problems Compared to Those Without HIV

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People with both HIV and risk factors for heart disease and stroke were less likely to be treated with cholesterol-lowering statin drugs and aspirin than patients without HIV.

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Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer Spearheads Initiative to Align Management of Immunotherapy Side Effects

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The first consensus recommendations on recognition and clinical management of immune-related side effects from cancer immunotherapy are published today in the Journal for ImmunoTherapy of Cancer (JITC).

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Top-Flight Rheometer Allows for Outside-the-Box Research

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Thanks to a loan from instrument manufacturer Anton Paar, Cornell University has a state-of-the-art rheometer that will allow those students to perform those experiments on campus. Anton Paar has provided Cornell with one of its high-end rheometers, an MCR 702 TwinDrive. The instrument will be on loan to Cornell for at least three years, said Abhishek Shetty, lead scientist in rheology at Anton Paar.

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After a Weekend of Shopping, #GivingTuesday Provides an Opportunity to Give Back







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