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Biology: UQ researchers solve a 50-year-old enzyme mystery

IMAGE: 'This information provides new insights into an important enzyme -- acetohydroxyacid synthase -- a target for...

Biology: Largest study of prostate cancer genomics in Black Americans ids targets for therapies

Black men in the United States are known to suffer disproportionately from prostate cancer, but few studies have investigated whether genetic differences in prostate tumors could have anything to do with these...

Biology: Scientists may have found one path to a longer life

Scientists at USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences may have found the beginnings of a path toward increasing human lifespan. The research, published July 10 by the Journal of Gerontology:...

Biology: Researchers call for worldwide biosurveillance network to protect from diseases

The emergence of COVID-19 is a powerful reminder of how unchecked wildlife trade can lead to the spillover spread of viruses between wildlife and humans. Understanding that wholesale bans on trade can...

Biology: Neonatal exposure to antigens of commensal bacteria promotes broader immune repertoire

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - University of Alabama at Birmingham researchers have added fresh evidence that early exposure to vaccine-, bacterial- or microbiota-derived antigens has a dramatic effect on the diversity of antibodies an...

Biology: Salmonella biofilm protein causes autoimmune responses — Possible link with Alzheimer’s

IMAGE: Dr. Aaron White (PhD) is a a leading expert on salmonella biofilms and curli amyloids. ...

Biology: Gene yields insights into the causes of neurodegeneration

ITHACA, N.Y. - Across the globe, approximately 50 million people are living with dementia. The two most common forms are Alzheimer's disease and frontotemporal lobar degeneration (FTLD), which develop when neurons in...

Biology: Bats offer clues to treating COVID-19

IMAGE: Bats--the only flying mammals--are highly mobile, constantly bringing new pathogens into their communities. According to University...

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Medicine: Study highlights multiple health risks among a people living longer with HIV

BOSTON - The impact and prevalence of heart disease and other critical comorbidities on an aging global population with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) have...