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Eliminating HIV's Latent Reservoir
Eliminating HIV's Latent Reservoir
News   Dec 07, 2018

A genetic switch that causes latent HIV inside cells to begin to replicate can be manipulated to completely eradicate the virus from the human body.

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Hazelnuts Key Source of Micronutrients for Older People
Hazelnuts Key Source of Micronutrients for Older People
News   Dec 07, 2018

Older adults who added hazelnuts to their diet for a few months significantly improved their levels of two key micronutrients.

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New Imaging Tools that Trace Key Breast Cancer Enzymes May Help Guide Therapies
New Imaging Tools that Trace Key Breast Cancer Enzymes May Help Guide Therapies
News   Dec 07, 2018

A set of emerging diagnostic tools may help identify breast cancer patients who are most likely to benefit from therapies that target important enzymes fueling a range of subtypes, including BCRA-mutated and triple negative cancers.

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Sunlight and Schizophrenia
Sunlight and Schizophrenia
News   Dec 07, 2018

Newborns with vitamin D deficiency have an increased risk of schizophrenia later in life, a team of Australian and Danish researchers has reported. The discovery could help prevent some cases of the disease by treating vitamin D deficiency during the earliest stages of life.

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T Cell Activation's New Player
T Cell Activation's New Player
News   Dec 07, 2018

A key protein responsible for the relocation of the MTOC in activated T cells is a molecule known as CLIP-170, a microtubule-binding protein.

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Shy People More At Risk of 'Hangxiety'
Shy People More At Risk of 'Hangxiety'
News   Dec 07, 2018

Very shy people are more likely to suffer “hangxiety” – anxiety during a hangover – than their extrovert friends, new research shows.

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Emerging Strategies for Treating Opioid-use Disorder
Emerging Strategies for Treating Opioid-use Disorder
News   Dec 07, 2018

Anti-opioid immunopharmacotherapies (e.g., conjugate vaccines) that sequester drug peripherally, preventing opioids from reaching targeted receptors in the brain, have recently emerged as promising therapeutics.

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Viruses Speed Up Modern Computers
Viruses Speed Up Modern Computers
News   Dec 07, 2018

Scientists have successfully developed a method to "genetically" engineer a better type of computer memory using a bacteriophage.

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Oligodendrocytes, Microglia and Astrocytes Linked to 'Chemo Brain'
Oligodendrocytes, Microglia and Astrocytes Linked to 'Chemo Brain'
News   Dec 07, 2018

Three types of cells in the brain’s white matter show interwoven problems during the cognitive dysfunction that follows treatment with the cancer drug methotrexate, Stanford neuroscientists have found.

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Innovative Sensor Could Improve Food Safety
Innovative Sensor Could Improve Food Safety
News   Dec 07, 2018

A new sensor design could one day make it easier to detect pathogens in food before products hit the supermarket shelves, thus preventing sometimes-deadly illnesses from contaminated food.

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