Zika Virus Persists in Brain and Lymph Tissue for up to 72 Days

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Study using Rhesus monkeys describes how the Zika virus can hide from the body's immune system in brain and lymph tissue for up 72 days. And also describes the possible mechanism by which Zika causes microcephaly in gestating babies.

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Liver Fluke Granulin Structural Fold Provides Wound Healing Opportunity

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Researchers can now mass produce wound-healing peptides isolated from the spit of the human parasitic liver fluke, a worm that causes liver cancer and kills 26,000 people in Thailand each year.

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Bringing the Genomic Revolution to Reproductive Health

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To find out about the history of carrier screening and the tools being developed to overcome challenges in the field we spoke to Dr. Doron Behar, CEO of Igentify, and CSO of Gene by Gene.

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Blood Brain Barrier Weakened by Intestinal Gut Bacteria

Blood Brain Barrier Weakened by Intestinal Gut Bacteria

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NIH study in mice and humans suggests that bacteria in the gut may be responsible for producing malformations that can lead to stroke or epilepsy.

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Academic Redesigns FDA-Approved MabThera to Treat ALS
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Researchers have redesigned a portion of the FDA-apporved MabThera for better-targeted treatment of ALS.

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Fine-tuning CRISPR to Create Popular Mouse Models
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Easi-CRISPR has the potential to revolutionize the speed at which mutant mouse models can be created

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Biogen's MS Drug FAMPYRA Granted Standard Marketing Authorization in EU
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Biogen's drug FAMPYRA improves walking for MS sufferers and has been granted standard marketing authorization.

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