Researchers develop new strategy that can revolutionize HIV vaccine design
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  May 21, 2017  
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 Researchers develop new strategy that can revolutionize HIV vaccine designResearchers develop new strategy that can revolutionize HIV vaccine design
 
Vaccines are an essential tool for preventing and treating serious infectious diseases such as polio, chicken pox and measles. But so far it has not been possible to develop vaccines capable of contributing to the treatment and prevention of chronic infectious diseases such as HIV and hepatitis C.
 
 
 Researchers identify new way to prevent pneumococci from entering the brainResearchers identify new way to prevent pneumococci from entering the brain
 
An international team of researchers, led from Karolinska Institutet, has identified two receptors on the cells in the blood vessels of the brain that can be blocked and thereby prevent pneumococci from entering the brain.
 
   Children of migrants have lower obesity rates due to absent grandparents, study findsChildren of migrants have lower obesity rates due to absent grandparents, study finds
 
Children of migrants to Chinese cities have lower rates of obesity than youngsters in more affluent established urban families - probably because their grandparents are not around to over-feed them, a new study has found.
 
   Researchers explore new treatment combination for pediatric patients with Hodgkin lymphomaResearchers explore new treatment combination for pediatric patients with Hodgkin lymphoma
 
Pediatric and young adult patients whose Hodgkin lymphoma has recurred or is resistant to initial treatment can achieve remission and even cure with secondary treatments.
 
   Sensorineural Hearing Loss (SNHL)Sensorineural Hearing Loss (SNHL)
 
Sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL) or nerve deafness can be defined as a type of hearing impairment that is caused due to dysfunction of the sensory receptors present in the inner ear. This condition causes a defect in the cochlea and/or the auditory section of the vestibulocochlear nerve, thus creating difficulty in the perception of sound.
 
 Identifying new agents for lowering blood glucose levels
 
Identifying new agents for lowering blood glucose levelsDiabetes affects people in countries all over the world and its incidence is rapidly increasing. Indeed, diabetes is approaching epidemic proportions globally and it is estimated that by 2040 there will be 642 million people with diabetes1.
 
 
 Some parents may underestimate drowning risks of children, new poll suggests
 
Some parents may underestimate drowning risks of children, new poll suggestsAs kids get ready to splash around in pools this summer, some parents may underestimate drowning risks, suggests a new national poll.
 
 
 New analysis examines link beween sleep duration and cardiometabolic risk in young children
 
New analysis examines link beween sleep duration and cardiometabolic risk in young childrenHow many hours a day young children (1-3 years) sleep does not appear to affect their cardiometabolic risk (CMR) at ages 3-8, based on an assessment of factors including blood pressure and cholesterol and blood glucose levels.
 
 
 Tri-ponderal mass index estimates body fat more accurately than traditional BMI in adolescents
 
Tri-ponderal mass index estimates body fat more accurately than traditional BMI in adolescentsThe body mass index calculations that physicians have been relying on for decades may not be accurate for assessing body fat in adolescents between the ages of 8 and 17.
 
 
 Nutricia announces recipients of first Metabolics Research Fund
 
Nutricia announces recipients of first Metabolics Research FundNutricia today announced that the following institutions have been awarded grants from the 2016 Nutricia Metabolics Research Fund.
 
 
 3-D printed ovary produces offspring in animal model
 
3-D printed ovary produces offspring in animal modelResearchers in the U.S., have managed to create an artificial ovary that enabled a mouse to conceive and produce babies.