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Jan 14, 2021 | 15:15 pm
A team of researchers led by the University of California, Berkeley and the University of Michigan has discovered an antibody that blocks the spread within the body of the dengue virus, a mosquito-borne pathogen that infects between 50 and 100 million people a year.
Jan 14, 2021 | 01:38 am
Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine provide a new genomics resource that details the small RNA transcriptomes (gene expression) of four bio-medically important mosquito species.
Scientists decipher the structure of protein found in parasites that cause neglected tropical diseasesJan 8, 2021 | 08:52 am
Brazilian researchers have managed to decipher the structure of a protein found in parasites that cause neglected tropical diseases, paving the way to the development of novel medications.
Jan 6, 2021 | 05:34 am
Researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography and Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of California San Diego have broken down the genomic and life history traits of three classes of viruses that have caused endemic and global pandemics in the past and identify natural products - compounds produced in nature - with the potential to disrupt their spread.
Dec 17, 2020 | 00:43 am
For over ten years, Ali Yanik has been working to develop novel biosensor technology to provide rapid, low-cost testing for disease diagnostics and precision medicine.
Dec 10, 2020 | 08:00 am
As part of its Wave 1 Pipeline Market Opportunity Call, Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited provided an update on its pipeline portfolio, which has the potential to contribute significantly to revenue growth for the company over the next decade.
Dec 10, 2020 | 01:16 am
Flaviviruses -- a group of viruses transmitted by ticks or mosquitoes -- infect an estimated 400 million people annually with diseases like yellow fever, Dengue fever, West Nile virus, and, most recently, Zika virus.
Oct 21, 2020 | 09:42 am
Artificial light abnormally increases mosquito biting behavior at night in a species that typically prefers to bite people during the day, according to research from the University of Notre Dame that was published in The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.
Sep 25, 2020 | 04:41 am
Their study titled, “How super-spreader cities, highways, hospital bed availability, and dengue fever influenced the COVID-19 epidemic in Brazil,” was released pre-peer review on the preprint medRxiv* early this week.
Sep 24, 2020 | 19:22 pm
For the past month, record-breaking wildfires have torched millions of acres from the Mexican border well into Canada, their smoke producing air so toxic that millions of people remained indoors for days on end while many visited hospitals because of respiratory distress.