Monthly Archives: October 2019

Coffee drinkers have healthier gut microbiotas

New research finds that high caffeine consumers have more diverse compositions in their gut microbiotas with higher levels of anti-inflammatory bacteria. …read more

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    Humboldt County Public Health Lab was ready for ricin thanks to LRN

Humboldt County Public Health Lab was ready for ricin thanks to LRN

By Jody DeVoll, advisor, communications, APHL
Jeremy Corrigan, Humboldt County Public Health Laboratory manager, was having a quiet Tuesday morning when he received a call from a member of the local hazmat team. Workers processing mail at a nearby California state prison had found envelopes containing an unidentified white powder, and samples were being sent […]

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Preventing herpes infections: Study offers new insights

A new study reveals a key protein that can encourage or slow the progression of the herpes simplex virus 1 and tests a compound that blocks the virus. …read more

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Tiny bleeds associated with disability after brain injury

People who had traumatic microbleeds that could be seen on MRI scans were twice as likely to experience disability after a traumatic brain injury. …read more

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Scientists design device for oral delivery of injections

Scientists designed a capsule that, when taken by mouth, can deliver drugs through microneedle injections to the small intestine. …read more

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