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Marburg haemorrhagic fever in Angola update

...cts, infection control in hospitals and protective clothing for staff work to interrupt chains of transmission and thus seal off opportunities for further spread. Such straightforward measures are complicated by the distinct features of this disease. The sudden onset, dramatic symptoms, and rapid deteriorati...

UF researchers kill resistant bugs one bandage at a time

...nently adhered to wound dressings or ready-to-wear clothing to make antifungal and microbicidal socks and underwear. "What we developed in the lab has to be able to be adapted into industrial manufacturing, and the breakthrough came when we figured out how to do that," Schultz said. Clothing that kills athl...

Experimental shingles vaccine proves effective in nationwide study

... something that ordinarily is not painful, such as clothing touching the skin, or a cool breeze. Simply dressing and having a shirt touch the side of the body that is affected can be excruciating. Postherpetic neuralgia is difficult to treat. Antiviral medications can speed the healing of shingles and reduce...

Rutgers researchers scientifically link dancing ability to mate quality

... movements from variables, such as attractiveness, clothing and body features. By using motion-capture technology commonly employed in medical and sports science to isolate dance movements, we can confidently peg dancing ability to desirability." Cronk and postdoctoral research fellow William Brown also exam...

Children of smokers have more than 5 times higher levels of a nicotine toxin

...n for this could be inhalation of, or closeness to clothing or other objects contaminated with, smoke particles during sleep. Nearly 40% of under-fives are believed to be exposed to tobacco smoke at home, and smoke may be responsible for up to 6,000 deaths per year in young children. The authors say: ...

U-M researchers discover gene switched off in cancer can be turned on

...lves up for failure, much like a one-size-fits-all clothing store would never succeed,” Reisman says. “Targeted therapies are now opening the door, because they are essentially given only to those patients who have a high likelihood of response. Their low toxicity means the patient can be treated for long...

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