How HIV Co-Opts Gut Bacteria (Op-Ed)
HIV, virus
August 28th, 2014
One of the most effective methods used by HIV to evade control is to hide from the immune system.
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MERS Virus Doesn't Spread Easily in Households, Study Suggests
A highly magnified picture of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV).
August 27th, 2014
The virus that causes MERS (Middle East respiratory syndrome) spreads among people within households at a lower rate than seasonal flu viruses, a new study suggests.
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Personalized Medicine Will Be 'One Size Fits Most' (Op-Ed)
Individual medical treatment
August 27th, 2014
Personalized medicine is the ability to tailor therapy to an individual patient so that, as it’s often put, the right treatment is given to the right patient at the right time. But just how personal is it?
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Does Kids' Sipping a Parent's Drink Harm Them?
August 27th, 2014
A young child's sipping or tasting alcohol may not be an early signal that they will have drinking problems or behavior problems later. Rather, sipping may reflect their parents' attitudes toward children drinking alcohol, according to a new study.
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Bad Memories Turned to Happy Ones in Mice Brains
Image shows a magnified part of a mouse's brain where an optic fiber is inserted to switch neurons on and off.
August 27th, 2014
Scientists manipulated mice brain cells using light and changed the emotional aspects of their memories.
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Teens with Depression Benefit from 'Collaborative Care'
Teenager Depression
August 26th, 2014
Collaborative care that increases communication between families and doctors may help teenagers with depression receive quality care for their condition.
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One Third of Sunscreens Overestimate Protection (Op-Ed)
tanning, spf, sunscreen
August 27th, 2014
Topical sun protection from sunscreens is ideal as it allows us to be more free.
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Two-Thirds of US Teens with Mental Health Problems Get Counseling
Teenager Depression
August 27th, 2014
About 70 percent of U.S. teens who have serious emotional or behavioral difficulties receive mental health services that don't involve medications, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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Pot-Smoking Couples May Have Low Rates of Domestic Violence
A marijuana cigarette
August 26th, 2014
Married couples who smoke pot are less likely to behave violently toward each other, according to a new study.
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