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New approaches to counteract platelet shortages

New approaches to counteract platelet shortages

Researchers find new type of antibiotic against the cholera bacteria

Researchers find new type of antibiotic against the cholera bacteria

Tonsils reveal information that helps understand lupus

Tonsils reveal information that helps understand lupus

New report identifies over 40 infectious agents that pose significant human health problems in the United States or abroad

New report identifies over 40 infectious agents that pose significant human health problems in the United States or abroad

Deadly 1918 Spanish flue virus has been reconstructed and characterized

Deadly 1918 Spanish flue virus has been reconstructed and characterized

Researchers identify gene defect in mice that causes cyclical hair loss and skin cancer

Researchers identify gene defect in mice that causes cyclical hair loss and skin cancer

Compounds secreted by frog skin are potent blockers of HIV infection

Compounds secreted by frog skin are potent blockers of HIV infection

New genes tied to lifespan extension

New genes tied to lifespan extension

Dengue and other viruses may have developed tricks that let them reproduce inside macrophages

Dengue and other viruses may have developed tricks that let them reproduce inside macrophages

Pursuit of potential drugs and small molecules that target the IGF-1 receptor

Pursuit of potential drugs and small molecules that target the IGF-1 receptor

Cancer vaccine based on the bacterium Listeria monocytogenes, can cure mice with breast tumors

Cancer vaccine based on the bacterium Listeria monocytogenes, can cure mice with breast tumors

Adults not washing hands

Adults not washing hands

Simple organism can produce 10 trillion varieties of a single protein

Simple organism can produce 10 trillion varieties of a single protein

Green tea may protect the brain against Alzheimer's disease

Green tea may protect the brain against Alzheimer's disease

Unexpected link between the viruses that cause feline and human AIDS

Unexpected link between the viruses that cause feline and human AIDS

Safe, non-surgical method of identifying brain infections such as brain abscess

Safe, non-surgical method of identifying brain infections such as brain abscess

Researchers uncover how the inhaled form of anthrax disarms bacteria-fighting white blood cells before they can fend off the disease

Researchers uncover how the inhaled form of anthrax disarms bacteria-fighting white blood cells before they can fend off the disease

Relative of the celebrated COX-2 inhibitor celecoxib is tough tumor fighter

Relative of the celebrated COX-2 inhibitor celecoxib is tough tumor fighter

Children are worst hit as India's encephalitis toll reaches 175

Children are worst hit as India's encephalitis toll reaches 175

C. elegans has similar virus-fighting mechanism as humans and can be used in research

C. elegans has similar virus-fighting mechanism as humans and can be used in research