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Memorial Day 2015: Pictures

The Incredible, World-Changing Impact Of Vaccines

Unsubstantiated fear about vaccines has led to increased rates of unvaccinated children in some surprising corners of the United States, like exclusive New York City private schools.<p>But parents would probably not be so quick to leave their children unvaccinated if they remembered what life was like …

Public Health

HIV 101: Tuberculosis and HIV, a Killer Combination - Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation

Created by:<p>Johanna Harvey<p>Topics:<p>General<p><i>Today, March 24, is World TB Day. We’re examining the link between HIV and tuberculosis (TB) infections and</i> …

What will it take to virtually eliminate sexual transmission of HIV by 2030?

<i>"Women and girls are the most affected--to reach them and prevent new infections we need combine different biomedical, behavioral and structural</i> …

Training Resources | Resource Center | Division of Viral Hepatitis

The Tantalizing Quest For Gravity Waves

From the April 1981 issue of Popular Science: "When scientists finally detect a form of energy they have never seen, they will open a new era in astronomy."<p><i>Today, March 17, 2014, scientists announced they had detected gravitational waves using a telescope at the South Pole—the first direct evidence</i> …

FYI: Where Is The Center of the Universe?

First, it's important to know that the big bang wasn't an explosion of matter into empty space—it was the rapid expansion of space itself. This means that every single point in the universe appears to be at the center. Think of the universe as an empty balloon with dots on it. Those dots represent …

Promising cancer therapy treatment: Vitamin C

Scientists have identified a simple, inexpensive compound that made cancer drugs more effective in mice and helped human patients weather the toxic side effects of chemotherapy.<p>But even as they touted their experimental results, they acknowledged that their remedy was unlikely to inspire the …

Cancer

Brain Training And The End Of The Prozac Generation

More than 20% of Americans regularly consume prescribed drugs related to mental health issues, earning contemporary America the nickname, “the Prozac Generation.” However, developing safe, targeted, and effective drugs for mental illnesses has increasingly become a struggle for the pharmaceutical …

Author Of Milestone Stem Cell Research Says His Papers Should Be Withdrawn

Outside researchers haven't been able to reproduce the papers' results.<p>One of the scientists involved in two milestone stem cell papers now wants to withdraw the papers.<p>Late in January, a team of American and Japanese scientists announced they'd discovered a new, easy way to transform adult skin …

Is Age-Related Muscle Loss Reversible?

Stanford researchers explore muscle cell rejuvenation.<p>Last week, Stanford researchers published a paper called "Rejuvenation of the muscle stem cell population restores strength to injured aged muscles" in <i>Nature Medicine</i>. It's an interesting study, showing that the loss of strength and muscle mass …

Why (and When) You Need More Protein

New research reconsiders how protein is needed for muscle growth and repair.<p>Over the last few months, I've been spurred to rethink how much protein I need on daily basis, and when I need it. This isn't particularly earth-shattering, of course -- people have long known and debated the role of …

Groundbreaking Blood Test Successfully Predicts Onset Of Alzheimer's Disease

Their study, <i>Plasma phospholipids identify antecedent memory impairment in older adults,</i> is published in today's online issue of <i>Nature Medicine,</i> …

Second baby possibly 'cured' of HIV

The first time, it happened almost by accident.<p>Just hours after delivery, a baby born with HIV in Mississippi was given high doses of three antiretroviral drugs. More than three years later, doctors say the little girl has no evidence of the life-threatening disease in her blood, despite being off …

Deadly Ebola virus reaches Guinea capital Conakry - UN

<b>An outbreak of the Ebola virus - which has already killed 59 people in Guinea - has reached the capital Conakry, the UN's children agency has warned.</b><p>Unicef said the haemorrhagic fever had spread quickly from southern Guinea, hundreds of kilometres away.<p>Scores of cases have been recorded since the …

Ebola virus kills more than 50 in Guinea

Previous Ebola outbreaks have been reported in Congo and Uganda, most recently in 2012<p>Samples from victims of a viral hemorrhagic fever that has killed more than 50 people in Guinea have tested positive for the Ebola virus, government officials have said, marking the first time an outbreak among …

New drug makes brain cancer cells explode

Cells belonging to the most aggressive form of brain cancer are blown to smithereens<p>By screening over 1,000 different types of molecules, scientists have managed to identify a compound that can literally blow up tumor cells belonging to the most aggressive form of brain cancer — glioblastoma …

Mars One To Build Simulated Colony For One-Way Astronauts

People selected to live on the Red Planet will train inside an earthbound outpost. If they don't go crazy, they just might make the real trip.<p>Creating a permanent human settlement on Mars by 2025 will require serious training. To prepare its future astronauts for the task, the Netherlands-based …

Space Science