A study conducted at the Francis Crick Institute in London has shown that cells can form cage-like structures around viruses to trap them and prevent them from spreading to nearby cells.
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Princeton University researchers Qiang Ding, Alexander Ploss, and colleagues have identified one of the mechanisms by which Zika virus (ZIKV) circumvents immune control to replicate in human cells. The paper detailing this work appears in PNAS.
A common ingredient in toothpaste and hand wash could be contributing to antibiotic resistance, according to University of Queensland research.
Padam Shrestha has been the Executive Director for LEADS Nepal since 2009. LEADS are one of only a handful of mental health NGOs active in Nepal. Their mission is to build inclusive communities, where people living with mental illness can access the treatment they need and their basic rights are recognized and respected. LEADS have been partners of the UK-based global mental health charity BasicNeeds since 2010, working in Baglung and Myagdi districts in the Western region of Nepal.
Twenty states and Union Territories have signed initial agreements to implement the Prime Minister’s scheme to provide health insurance to 10 crore poor families in the country.
Using two experimental anti-malarial vaccines, which work in different ways, can greatly reduce the number of malaria infections in animal studies. Experimental vaccines, which independently achieve 48% and 68% reductions in malaria cases, can achieve 91% reduction when combined.
Country folk are being hit harder by the U.S. obesity epidemic than city dwellers, two new government studies show. Nearly 40% of rural American men and almost half of the rural women are now statistically obese, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention researchers reported. And rural men, women, and children are more likely to be severely obese than their counterparts from urban areas.
Blasting out Rihanna or Kanye West could give World Cup squads that crucial psychological edge over rival teams, suggests research from Brunel University London.
According to the latest government data, fewer people than before are smoking cigarettes. The statistics come from the annual national health survey conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). For this survey 27,000 adults were interviewed.
In patients with chronic inflammatory conditions, such as rheumatoid arthritis, there has been limited understanding of how this inflammation affects the brain. A new study published in Nature Communications examines this issue
Scientists at the Ovarian Cancer Action Research Centre at Imperial College London have discovered a mechanism that deactivates ovarian cancer cells
A new study published in JAMA Pediatrics shows that since 2003, the use of alternative medicines, such as herbal products and nutraceuticals, among children has doubled