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Texas Biomed Scientists part of $11.5 million NIH project aimed at combatting drug resistance in the malaria parasite

Texas Biomedical Research Institute researchers, Dr. Tim Anderson and Dr. Ian Cheeseman, have partnered with researchers at the University of Notre Dame and the Center for Infectious Disease Research in Seattle to pursue studies in drug resistant malaria.

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UF Scientist Recognized for Research in Mosquito-Borne Disease Control

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University of Florida entomology professor Jeffrey Bloomquist was honored with the American Chemical Society International Award for Research in Agrochemicals, an award that recognizes a lifetime of achievement in agrochemical research.

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Flint Water Crisis Led to Lower Fertility Rates, Higher Fetal Death Rates, Researchers Find

Flint's lead-contaminated water crisis caused fewer babies being born there — through reduced fertility rates and higher fetal death rates — compared with other Michigan cities during that time, according to a working paper that includes a University of Kansas researcher.

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Drug Discovery, High Throughput Screening, Drug Development, antifungal therapy

New Drug Discovery Collaboration Targets Novel Treatments Against Diseases

Southern Research and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) have formed a partnership to advance promising research that could lead to new drugs that address unmet medical needs.

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Gulf Long-term Follow-up Study, GuLF STUDY, 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, Cleanup Workers, Heatlh, Health Effects, Dispersants, Corexit EC9500A, Corexit EC9527A, National Institute Of Environmental Health Sciences, Niehs

Gulf Spill Oil Dispersants Associated with Health Symptoms in Cleanup Workers

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Workers who were likely exposed to dispersants while cleaning up the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill experienced a range of health symptoms including cough and wheeze, and skin and eye irritation, according to scientists at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The study appeared online Sept. 15 in Environmental Health Perspectives and is the first research to examine dispersant-related health symptoms in humans.

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American Academy Of Dermatology, Dermatology, Dermatologist, Dermatology A to Z, board-certified dermatologist, AAD, Ticks, tick removal, how to remove a tick, tick prevention, how to prevent tick bites, Tick Bite, Tick Bites, Lyme Disease, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, tick-borne disease, tick disease, Bug Bites

How to Remove a Tick and Prevent Future Bites

As tick populations grow and spread across the country, their prevalence is increasing the public’s risk for some troubling diseases. Of these diseases, say dermatologists from the American Academy of Dermatology, Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, Powassan virus and alpha-gal syndrome—a mysterious red meat allergy—are among the most serious.

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University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Penn Nursing Science, Penn Nursing, Robin Stevens, HIV and AIDS, Income Levels, Educational Level

Relationship Found Between HIV Risk & Individual AND Community Level Educational Status

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African-American men who have sex with men (MSM) remain at heightened risk for HIV infection and account for the largest number of African-Americans living with HIV/AIDS. It has long been understood that there is a clear and persistent association between poverty, transactional sex behavior, and HIV risk. A new University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing (Penn Nursing) study has investigated how educational status relates to HIV risk in this population.

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Mount Sinai Health System, Teva Pharmaceuticals, world economic forum, Sustainable Development, Multiple Chronic Conditions, Arnhold Institute for Global Health

New Initiative Creates Scalable Solutions to Improve Care of Patients with Multiple Chronic Conditions

Teva and Mount Sinai Health System pursue new models to reduce cost and complexity of care

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HIV and AIDS, University of Montreal, Gastroinestinal, Research, CD4 T cell, antiretroviral drug therapy, McGill University

HIV-AIDS: Following Your Gut

Researchers find a way to reduce replication of the AIDS virus in the gastrointestinal tract.

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Hurricane Aftermath, Hurricane Harvey, Hurricane Irma, Health, Mosquito Borne Disease, Cornell University, West Nile Virus

West Nile Virus and Infectious Diseases a Concern in Flooded Areas







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