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  • Spreading of mosquito-borne virus affects blood donations in Italy

    Chikungunya, the viral disease transmitted by mosquito bites, can be painful and debilitating With the current Chikungunya outbreak in Rome, Italian health authorities have stopped half of the citizens in the capital from donating blood, in order...

    • Posted September 17, 2017
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  • Brain cancer stem cells could be annihilated by virus infection

    Zika has been found to potentially kill deadly cancer cells New research published in The Journal of Experimental Medicine suggests that the Zika virus can destroy cancer stem cells resistant to traditional treatment. While in infants Zika...

    • Posted September 6, 2017
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  • HIV infected patient in drug-free remission

    A South African 9 year-old child has survived HIV virus for 8 and a half years now, without the help of any medication The child living in South Africa has survived without any treatment for more than...

    • Posted July 27, 2017
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  • Herpes virus affects two thirds of the world’s population

    According to the World Health Organization report on Wednesday, 3.7 billion people under the age of 50 are affected by cold sores causing virus The herpes simplex 1 virus (HSV-1) is also a sexually transmitted disease that...

    • Posted October 30, 2015
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  • Ebola virus found in semen after nine months

    Study shows Ebola virus persists in semen of male survivors much longer than scientists previously thought New study results published in the New England Journal of Medicine underline the importance of men wearing condoms during sexual intercourse...

    • Posted October 15, 2015
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  • Epidemics of dengue virus linked to El Niño

    Temperature rises brought by El Niño hurricane affect Dengue epidemics according to international team of researchers The study was published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. As 390 million dengue virus cases emerge each...

    • Posted October 8, 2015
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  • Insufficient sleep may lead to frequent colds

    New study reinforces the importance of getting a good night’s sleep Sleep disorders can be very debilitating. Scientists directly linked lack of sleep to accidents, as lack of sleep has been referred to as “public health epidemic”...

    • Posted September 1, 2015
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  • Leading sources of food poisoning

    How can you minimize the risk of bacteria, viral and protozoa contamination from food Salmonella and E. coli are hold responsible for millions of food poisoning cases linked to poorly cooked meat. But viruses also could likely...

    • Posted July 28, 2015
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  • New hope for HIV patients

    Encouraging results of Adapt Study offer a new perspective and new hopes for people infected with HIV virus all over the world The latest HIV treatment preliminary Phase 2 study, called Adapt, had unexpected results for about...

    • Posted July 24, 2015
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