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Public Awareness to Fight Against Infectious Diseases

Researchers from the School of Veterinary Medicine at the University of examined the effectiveness of raising awareness of the infectious disease, rabies. Although Western Europe is free from rabies, it continues to pose a threat to animal and human health on the borders of Europe. Although such campaigns are often used, it is rare to assess the effectiveness of such campaigns, which is essential considering their cost and the time taken to undertake them.

Membrane Protein Determines Structure and Function

A study determines that the membrane protein phospholipid environment determines its structure and function. There are two types of membrane proteins inside the phospholipid environment. Hydrophilic (water-loving) are exposed on the membrane surface where they stably interact with the aqueous environment surrounding membranes, and hydrophobic (water-repelling) are exposed to the interior of membranes.

Diagnosis of Giant Cell Arteritis by GPs

According to a new study published in the BMJ Open, general practitioners (GPs) appear to over-rely on headache to identify giant cell arteritis (GCA) and marked geographical differences in management, with conflicting referral pathways and difficulties in accessing appropriate services exist in the UK.