Monthly Archives: August 2017

Study explains why patients with shingles feel pain

Chickenpox is a typical childhood illness. In most cases, it is benign, and the symptoms disappear within ten days. …read more

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Probiotic prevents infant infections in rural India

A probiotic preparation reduced the risk of sepsis in a large study of newborns in rural India. The low-cost approach might help reduce sepsis in newborns around the world. …read more

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Insights into how female embryos develop

Studies in mice overturn the belief that embryos automatically become female unless androgens make them male. The findings may help advance studies of sexual development disorders. …read more

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Detecting early signs of cancer in the blood

Researchers developed a way to identify tumor cell DNA in blood samples from patients. The findings suggest a noninvasive way to detect cancer early and help guide treatment. …read more

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Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – United Arab Emirates

On 29 July 2017, the national IHR focal point of the United Arab Emirates reported one additional case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) …read more

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