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Identifying how merkel cell polyomavirus infection can cause a lethal carcinoma

Science Daily - ‎May 30, 2016‎
Specifically, infection by the Merkel cell polyomavirus can lead to Merkel cell carcinoma in immune-compromised individuals.

Nigeria: How to Protect Yourself From Infection

AllAfrica.com - ‎7 hours ago‎
Lagos - The promotion of personal hygiene practices such as regular hand washing amongst Nigerians is necessary to protect them from infection, a clinical microbiologist at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Dr. Racheal Oladele has said.

Top filly Abbey Marie struck down by mystery infection

Herald Sun - ‎10 hours ago‎
MICK Kent's flying Oaks filly Abbey Marie is being treated in Werribee Veterinary Hospital for a fever that the trainer says was brought on by a mystery infection. The trainer said the Group 1 Schweppes Oaks winner had been out in the spelling paddock ...

Calcium signals balance the body's response to infection against potential for self-attack

Medical Xpress - ‎1 hour ago‎
A key cellular signal provides a vital balance between the body's ability to destroy invading microbes and its need to prevent autoimmune disease, in which immune cells attack the body's own tissues.
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Brain infections may spark Alzheimer's, new study suggests

Ars Technica - ‎20 hours ago‎
The findings, published in the journal Science Translational Medicine, suggest that Alzheimer's may result from the brain's effort to fight off infections. While that hypothesis is controversial and highly speculative at this point, it could ...

Identification and Clinical Management of Persons With Chronic Hepatitis C Virus Infection — Cherokee Nation, 2012 ...

Medscape - ‎May 29, 2016‎
An estimated 3.5 million persons in the United States are living with hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection, resulting in approximately 20,000 deaths each year, primarily from cirrhosis or hepatocellular carcinoma.
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Zika infection: an update

The Nation - ‎May 30, 2016‎
The World Health Organisation's sudden declaration of the Zika infection as a public health emergency of international concern in early 2016 inevitably generated poorly documented and often sensational headlines.

Opioids pose infection risk to patients with RA pain

Pharmacy Today, American Pharmacists Association, pharmacist.com - ‎4 hours ago‎
People suffering from rheumatoid arthritis (RA) are vulnerable to serious infection, the risk of which is compounded by opioid analgesics.

Ethan Menges on surviving infection which took his limbs

Daily Mail - ‎19 hours ago‎
Ethan Menges on surviving infection which took his limbs. Ethan Menges survived staph pneumonia which spread and forced him to amputate his four limbs.

Wyss Institute to lead project to uncover underlying causes of tolerance to infection

EurekAlert (press release) - ‎1 hour ago‎
Selected by DARPA to lead the initiative, the Wyss Institute has expertise in modeling systemic infection and sepsis in pigs (which in 2015 led to the development of a sepsis therapeutic device), an extremely large inventory of clinically-isolated ...

Here's the Way to Cure the GOP's Trumpococcus Teapartius Infection

Huffington Post - ‎May 29, 2016‎
In the event the invader is too strong, Christies can absorb the invader's DNA, turn against the body and support the infection. Scientists have observed Christies in the wild shining the shoes of the successful invader in its own quest for power and food.
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The University of Calgary's computer network has been affected by malware. (University of Calgary )

CBC.ca - ‎May 30, 2016‎
I don't know how they got infected or how the malware got in there, but it's a good lesson to everybody to be very, very skeptical if somebody tells you to download a file or click on a link or go to this webpage," said U of C professor and cyber ...
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'Nightmare' infection found in US for first time

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Colistin has been available since 1959 to treat infections caused by E. coli, Salmonella, and Acinetobacter, which can cause pneumonia or serious blood and wound infections. It was abandoned for human use in the 1980s due to high kidney toxicity, but ...

Well | Day Care Infections May Mean Fewer Sick Days Later

New York Times (blog) - ‎7 hours ago‎
“We think if you are infected at an early age you build up immunity against these viruses or bacteria,” said Marieke de Hoog, an epidemiologist at University Medical Center Utrecht and the senior author on the study.

Top filly struck down by mystery infection

dailytelegraph.com.au - ‎10 hours ago‎
MICK Kent's flying Oaks filly Abbey Marie is being treated in Werribee Veterinary Hospital for a fever that the trainer says was brought on by a mystery infection. The trainer said the Group 1 Schweppes Oaks winner had been out in the spelling paddock ...

3 Signs Of A Kidney Infection You Should Never Ignore

SELF - ‎May 27, 2016‎
When you get a urinary tract infection, it's tempting to swig cranberry juice and hope it will go away. While this method works sometimes (like, once in a lifetime), experts say it's a really, really bad idea.
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Infection may spur hallmark protein for Alzheimer's disease

Fox News - ‎May 26, 2016‎
That the buildup of amyloid beta may be spurred by an overreaction to infection aligns with what scientists already know about the aging body— that, as people get older, their function of the blood-brain barrier and immune system begin to wane.

Abandoned horse left with maggot infection after headcollar embedded on its head

thejournal.ie - ‎12 hours ago‎
A HORSE THAT was dumped in Clondalkin was in pain and infected after a headcollar, that had been left on it when it was just a few months old, became embedded into the animal's head as it grew.
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US researchers estimate range of microcephaly risk from Zika infection

Reuters - ‎May 26, 2016‎
U.S. researchers are estimating a wide range of potential risk for the birth defect microcephaly following Zika infection in the mother, putting the figure at anywhere between 1 percent and 13 percent, according to newly-released findings.
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