Monthly Archives: February 2015

Asian Herb Holds Promise as Treatment for Ebola Virus Disease

New research focuses on the mechanism by which Ebola virus infects a cell and the discovery of a promising drug therapy candidate. A small molecule called Tetrandrine derived from an Asian herb has shown to be a potent small molecule inhibiting infection of human white blood cells in vitro or petri dish experiments and […]

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‘…An overall commitment to porn and sex work as a politically and socially grounded practice.’

Simon Leahy and Richard John Jones discuss the New York City Porn Film Festival, running this weekend from February 27-March 1 at Secret Project Robot. …read more

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Half a million C. diff infections and 15,000 deaths in 1 year

Clostridium difficile was the cause of more than 450,000 infections and 15,000 deaths in the US in 2011, according to a new study led by CDC researchers. …read more

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Kyle Bella: ‘I know that dialogue and discussion can often be difficult or nonexistent.’

Kyle Bella discusses his platform Our Viral Lives and its March 7 launch event “We Are Here: Young Activists Talk HIV/AIDS” at the Bureau of General Services Queer Division. …read more

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New evidence helps health workers in the fight against Ebola

One year after the first Ebola cases started to surface in Guinea, the latest findings from a Cochrane review show new ways of hydrating patients in critical care environments across the world. The study will give health workers vital new evidence in one of their toughest areas of care, keeping seriously ill patients hydrated. […]

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