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HPV may lurk in your throat

02-Feb-2018

Human papilloma virus (HPV), the culprit behind cervical cancer and some forms of head and neck cancer may hide in small pockets on the surface of tonsils in people not known to carry the virus. The finding, reported by University of Rochester Medical Center researchers, could be pivotal for the ...

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Link found between genes in mosquitos and the spread of diseases

26-Jan-2018

Researchers at the University of Missouri have found a link between genetic molecules in mosquitos and dengue fever. The results of the study, conducted by Susanta K. Behura and his colleagues, could lead to future breakthroughs in combating destructive tropical diseases like dengue fever, Zika ...

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Hemorrhagic Fevers: Countering Inflammation to Prevent Circulatory Failure

21-Aug-2017

Hemorrhagic fevers are severe viral diseases that are often fatal. Researchers from the University of Basel have now identified messenger substances of the immune system, which in infected mice lead to the development of shock. These results open up new possibilities for the development of ...

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Unknown virus in ‘throwaway’ DNA discovered

A chance discovery has opened up a new method of finding unknown viruses

07-Aug-2017

In research scientists from Oxford University’s Department of Zoology have revealed that Next-Generation Sequencing and its associated online DNA databases could be used in the field of viral discovery. They have developed algorithms that detect DNA from viruses that happen to be in the blood or ...

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Sun Pharma & NIV sign agreement to fight Zika, Chikungunya and Dengue

27-Jun-2017

Sun Pharma and The National Institute of Virology (NIV), Pune, an institution of the Indian Council of Medical Research, Department of Health Research, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare , New Delhi announced that they have signed an agreement for testing phytopharmaceutical, biologic and ...

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Inflammation Triggers Unsustainable Immune Response to Chronic Viral Infection

25-Oct-2016

Scientists at the University of Basel discovered a fundamental new mechanism explaining the inadequate immune defense against chronic viral infection. These results may open up new avenues for vaccine development. In the course of an infection or upon vaccination, specialized cells of our immune ...

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Simulations describe HIV's 'diabolical delivery device'

16-Jun-2016

From a virus's point of view, invading our cells is a matter of survival. The virus makes a living by highjacking cellular processes to produce more of the proteins that make it up. From our point of view, the invasion can be a matter of survival too: surviving the virus. To combat viral diseases ...

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Open Science to track virus outbreaks

11-May-2016

In recent years, we have witnessed multiple epidemics of viral diseases such as Ebola or Zika. Rapid targeted intervention is key to containment. Real-time data integration and analysis can help public health authorities to maximize efficacy of intervention strategies. Dr. Richard Neher from the ...

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Nanocrystalline cellulose modified into an efficient viral inhibitor

17-Apr-2014

Researchers have succeeded in creating a surface on nano-sized cellulose crystals that imitates a biological structure. The surface adsorbs viruses and disables them. The results can prove useful in the development of antiviral ointments and surfaces, for instance. There are many viral diseases ...

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Tracking viral DNA in the cell

18-Oct-2013

The medical, humanitarian and economical impact of viral diseases is devastating to humans and livestock. There are no adequate therapies available against most viral diseases, largely because the mechanisms by which viruses infect cells are poorly known. An interdisciplinary team of researchers ...

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