Monthly Archives: August 2015

Study in bats and rodents offers insights on how viruses spread across species

Bats are natural reservoirs of several important emerging viruses, and because cross-species transmission appears to be quite common among bats, it’s important to study bats in a community context… …read more

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Flu remedies help combat E. coli bacteria

Trillions of bacteria populate the human gut – which makes them more common than any other cells in our body. The composition of this bacterial population is very variable and influenced by our diet. …read more

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Experimental post-exposure antiviral treatment may protect humans from Ebola virus

For the first time, physicians have demonstrated that antiviral-based therapies have the potential to protect humans from the deadly Ebola virus. The report describes a case-series of eight British health-care workers who were evacuated to the Royal Free Hospital in London, UK after possible accidental exposure to Ebola virus in Sierra Leone between January […]

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Carl George reflects on the life and art of best friend Hugh Steers

See Carl read in tribute to Hugh in front of his last address on Saturday, August 29, for the Last Address Tribute Walk. …read more

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Researchers identify signature of microbiomes associated with schizophrenia

Studying microbiomes in throat may help identify causes and treatments of brain disorderIn the most comprehensive study to date, researchers at the George Washington University have identified a… …read more

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