Dan Remer

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Ebola 'out of control' in West Africa as health workers rush to trace 1,500 possible victims

Fear, mistrust of Western medicine and difficulties reaching remote areas mean hundreds of potentially infected people have not yet been found<p><b>Ebola virus outbreak: live</b><p>Hundreds of West Africans could be carrying the deadly Ebola virus and not know it, potentially infecting hundreds more, as …

Organic Pacemaker Could Save Your Life

Scientists have reprogrammed heart cells, turning them into biological pacemakers, in a breakthrough development for cardiac treatment.<p>The technique, which has only been tested in pigs so far, initially holds out hope for infants born with heart block, a condition in which the organ’s natural …

More bad news in fight against persistent HIV reservoirs

July has been a particularly trying month for HIV/AIDS researchers as they mourned the loss of colleagues killed in a militant attack and received new reports of the virus' remarkable tenacity.<p>On Monday, a study published in Annals of Internal Medicine found that two HIV patients who were given …

Brain cells can suppress appetite, study in mice shows

<b>Scientists have discovered a central hub of brain cells that may put the brakes on a desire to eat, a study in mice shows.</b><p>And switching on these neurons can stop feeding immediately, according to the Nature Neurosciences report.<p>Researchers say the findings may one day contribute to therapies for …

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