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2013-10-02 12:46:56

In many ways, the spread of HIV has been fueled by substance abuse.

2013-09-30 15:48:15

Cocaine use may increase one's vulnerability to HIV infection.

2013-08-27 12:35:20

HIV-infected people who carry a gene for a specific protein face a 20-fold greater risk of contracting cryptococcal disease.

2013-08-08 11:03:27

The range of helpful bacteria in the guts of infants delivered by caesarean section, during their first two years of life, is narrower than that of infants delivered vaginally.

2013-07-19 10:56:35

Biologists at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) have worked out the details of a mechanism that leads undifferentiated blood stem cells to become macrophages—immune cells that attack bacteria and other foreign pathogens.

2013-07-17 11:07:59

Scientists at A*STAR’s Singapore Immunology Network (SIgN) have discovered a new class of white blood cells in human lung and gut tissues that play a critical role as the first line of defense against harmful fungal and bacterial infections.

2013-05-24 11:36:05

Scientists at Emory Vaccine Center have shown that an immune regulatory molecule called IL-21 is needed for long-lasting antibody responses in mice against viral infections.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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