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Discovery of tuberculosis bacterium enzyme paves way for new TB drugs

Discovery of tuberculosis bacterium enzyme paves way for new TB drugs

Discovery of protein that reactivates latent herpes simplex virus

Discovery of protein that reactivates latent herpes simplex virus

New discovery could lead to new methods to block the transmission of HIV

New discovery could lead to new methods to block the transmission of HIV

Male circumcision reduces risk of herpes simplex virus type 2 and human papillomavirus

Male circumcision reduces risk of herpes simplex virus type 2 and human papillomavirus

Rockefeller neuroscientist applies basic science to health care reform

Rockefeller neuroscientist applies basic science to health care reform

FDA approves new indication for Wyeth's Tygacil (tigecycline)

FDA approves new indication for Wyeth's Tygacil (tigecycline)

U.S., South African scientists launch $60 million HIV/TB research initiative

U.S., South African scientists launch $60 million HIV/TB research initiative

Carbohydrate-based medicine

Carbohydrate-based medicine

Cathepsin B increases apoptosis in fulminant hepatic failure

Cathepsin B increases apoptosis in fulminant hepatic failure

New TB vaccine developed using a genetically modified adenovirus

New TB vaccine developed using a genetically modified adenovirus

Study finds extensive patient sharing among hospitals; could impact spread of infectious diseases

Study finds extensive patient sharing among hospitals; could impact spread of infectious diseases

Cherries show promise in osteoarthritis pain relief

Cherries show promise in osteoarthritis pain relief

Experimental vaccine shows promise in preventing cytomegalovirus infection

Experimental vaccine shows promise in preventing cytomegalovirus infection

MRSA study suggests strategy shift needed to develop effective therapeutics

MRSA study suggests strategy shift needed to develop effective therapeutics

Alba Therapeutics announces next clinical trial of lead compound, Larazotide Acetate

Alba Therapeutics announces next clinical trial of lead compound, Larazotide Acetate

FDA looks at nanotechnology for the detection of anthrax

FDA looks at nanotechnology for the detection of anthrax

Lethal risks associated with preparing dog meat

Lethal risks associated with preparing dog meat

Houseflies may contribute to the dispersion of drug-resistant bacteria

Houseflies may contribute to the dispersion of drug-resistant bacteria

Lexington Herald-Leader examines funding issues in Kentucky HIV/AIDS clinic

Lexington Herald-Leader examines funding issues in Kentucky HIV/AIDS clinic

Continued HIV/AIDS progress could lead to increased life expectancy, population among developing countries, U.N. report says

Continued HIV/AIDS progress could lead to increased life expectancy, population among developing countries, U.N. report says