Lethal brain infections in mice thwarted by decoy molecule

Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have identified a molecule that protects mice from brain infections caused by Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus (VEEV), a mosquito-borne virus notorious for causing fast-spreading, deadly outbreaks in Mexico, Central America and northern South America. As the climate changes, the virus is likely to expand its range and threaten more countries […]

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ibrexafungerp Scynexis Announces Submission of New Drug Application to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for Oral Ibrexafungerp for the Treatment of Vaginal Yeast Infection JERSEY CITY, N.J., Oct. 14, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — SCYNEXIS, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCYX), a biotechnology company pioneering innovative medicines to overcome and prevent difficult-to-treat and drug-resistant infections, today announced the submission of a New Drug Application […]

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My mom says we aren’t getting our flu shots this year because we’re going to be staying home, but I still want to get the shot. Should I not get the shot? How should I confront my mom?

Thank you for the question. The situation with your mom sounds challenging and stressful. Understandably, it’s frustrating for teens who want the ability to make their own decisions about their health care, but can’t due to either their age or state laws. It might also be a challenge if the teen’s choice is different from that of their parent(s), such […]

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Basis of developmental disabilities focus of $11.3 million in grants

Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have received a pair of grants totaling $11.3 million to study genetic and environmental factors that contribute to developmental disabilities and to find new ways to improve the lives of children and adults affected by such disabilities. The grants — a five-year award from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute […]

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The Life-Changing Impact Silence Has on Our Brains

When it comes to mental health, there are quite a number of times when silence is gold and speech silver. Indeed, contemporary life is now littered with too many noisy distractions that we seem to have accepted it as the norm in society. To truly appreciate silence, one needs to have an understanding of the dangers of noise. Sound levels […]

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Scientists Unearth New SHOCKING Evidence about Intelligence

Intelligence can be defined as the general cognitive problem-solving skills embedded in the nature of a person. These skills are applied in calculation, reasoning, learning, and the perception of different phenomena including relationships. Albert Einstein was considered as one of the most brilliant minds in the universe due to his IQ score of 160. According to him, the true sign of […]

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