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Elusive HIV shape change revealed; Key clue to how virus infects cells

...ngs may help pin down how these compounds work and hasten their development into drugs. "The findings also will help us understand why it's so hard to make an HIV vaccine, and will help us start strategizing about new approaches to vaccine development." The studies, performed in the Children's Hospital Bos...

Researchers extend mouse lifespan by protecting against free radicals

... believe that free radicals could contribute to or hasten heart disease, cancer, and other age-related diseases. The theory also suggests that if the body could be protected from those free radicals, then age-related diseases could be tamed and organisms ?and ultimately people ?may be able to live longer. ...

MERIS monitoring tracks planetary photosynthesis levels

...herwise enter the atmosphere as carbon dioxide and hasten global warming. Envisat's Medium Resolution Imaging Spectrometer (MERIS) acquires multispectral imagery of the Earth, and is used to monitor the state and evolution of the planetary vegetation cover. In particular the instrument's standard Level-2 ...

Shorter colds, milder flu may follow from newly revealed immune mechanism

... about the role of CCL5 may lead to new methods to hasten recovery from respiratory viral inflections like influenza or the common cold, which at present have no pharmacological cure. CCL5's role was discovered while Holtzman's group was testing mice that had respiratory infections. They found that the si...

UC Davis study finds HIV hiding from drugs in gut, preventing immune recovery

...bic milliliter, would preserve immune function and hasten its full recovery." The team of physicians and researchers plan to keep testing ways of improving the efficacy of antiretroviral therapy in gut-associated lymphoid tissue. These include treating gut inflammation, starting treatment earlier and usin...

Study defines effective microbicide design for HIV/AIDS prevention

.... "Increased microbicide concentration and potency hasten viral neutralization and diminish penetration of infectious virus through the coating layer, as do ingredients that restrict viral passage," he said. "Our findings demonstrate the need to pair potent active ingredients with well-engineered delivery...

Study challenges myth that sex late in pregnancy hastens birth

...ntercourse during the final weeks of pregnancy can hasten labor and delivery. In fact, just the opposite wa...o hear the 'old wives' tale' that intercourse will hasten labor, but according to this data, they should not hear it from the medical community," concludes Dr...

Drug can quickly mobilize an army of cells to repair injury

... after a stroke - doctors would like to be able to hasten the formation of new blood vessels. One promising approach is to "mobilize" patients' blood vessel-forming cells, called angiogenic cells, so these cells can reach the injured area. Recently, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine i...

Inflammation may play role in metastasis of prostate cancer

... by performing prostate biopsies, may, ironically, hasten progression of metastasis," said Karin. "We have shown that proteins produced by inflammatory cells are the 'smoking gun' behind prostate cancer metastasis. The next step is to completely indict one of them." One in six men will be diagnosed with...

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