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Legions Of Immune Cells In The Lung Keep Legionella At Bay

Monocyte-derived cells, which are part of the immune system, have been found to play a significant role in fighting off the bacterium that causes Legionnaire’s disease.

Fast Evolving Flu Viruses Spread More Among Adults

Scientists have shown how both human behavior and virus biology affect which strains of influenza are in circulation.

High Doses Of Epilepsy Drug Linked To Birth Defects, Study

High doses of a common epilepsy drug leads to an increased risk of having a baby with specific birth defects, according to a new study.

Exome Study Uncovers New Epilepsy Genes

Researchers have identified new genetic mutations that cause epilepsy, paving the way for better treatments of severe forms of epilepsy.

Hormones Can Change DNA In Breast Cells, Study

Scientists in Australia have discovered how female steroid hormones can make dramatic changes to the genetic material in breast cells.

A Dark Chocolate A Day Keeps The Doctor Away

In fantastic news for all chocolate lovers around the world, researchers say that a daily dose of dark chocolate may lower the risk of stroke and heart attack over a ten-year period.

Over-The-Counter NSAIDs May Reduce Cancer Metastasis Risk, Study

A new study proposes that over-the-counter anti-inflammatory drugs may be useful in stopping the spread of cancer cells via the lymphatic system.

Study: Lynch Syndrome Patients Carry Mutations That Increase Cancer Risk

Researchers have found that patients carrying genetic mutations that characterize Lynch syndrome face an increased risk of developing breast and pancreatic cancer.

Unveiling A Molecule That Gives Malaria A ‘Cloak Of Invisibility’

Australian researchers have discovered a molecule called PfSET10 that is key to malaria’s ‘invisibility cloak.’

Can Acupuncture Replace Drugs For Tension Headaches?

RMIT University researchers have begun recruiting volunteers for a new study investigating the use of acupuncture and counseling as a treatment for tension headaches.