Monthly Archives: August 2015

From Explication to Doubt: Curating HIV/AIDS Today

Curator Adam Barbu discusses “the politics of indecision as queer resistance.” …read more

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Finding Factors that Affect Huntington’s Disease Onset

A novel strategy identified genetic factors linked to the onset of Huntington’s disease symptoms. The approach may help predict the progression of disease and suggest new therapies. …read more

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Dietary Fat vs. Carbohydrate for Reducing Body Fat

In adults with obesity, decreasing dietary fat led to greater body fat loss than cutting the same number of calories from carbohydrates. …read more

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Biomarkers and Questionnaires Predict Suicide Risk

By combining measures of genetic activity with app-based questionnaires, researchers made progress in predicting which patients might be likely to attempt suicide. …read more

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An ounce of prevention: Research advances on ‘scourge’ of transplant wards

The fungus Cryptococcus causes meningitis, a brain disease that kills about 1 million people each year — mainly those with impaired immune systems due to AIDS, cancer treatment or an organ… …read more

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