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Cystic fibrosis: Existing drug may improve lung function

According to a recent study, a commonly used antifungal medication could be useful for treating lung infections related to cystic fibrosis. …read more

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What is the difference between a cyst and a boil?

Cysts and boils are both lumps that appear under the skin. Although the symptoms are similar, the causes and treatments are different. Learn more about the differences between cysts and boils and how to identify each of them here. …read more

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How to get rid of tonsil stones

Tonsil stones occur when bacteria, food, and other debris collect in the folds of the tonsils. In this article, learn how to remove tonsil stones at home. …read more

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Ebola virus disease – Democratic Republic of the Congo

The Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in North Kivu and Ituri provinces has recently shown an increase in the number of cases reported by week, after many weeks of overall decline (Figure 1). This rise is not unexpected and, in part, likely a result of the increased security challenges, including the recent direct attacks […]

By |March 21st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

New Lab Matters: The ABCs of PFAS

First discovered in the 1930s, per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) now pervade almost every aspect of modern life. In fact, PFAS compounds are found in everything from dental floss to cookware. But human exposure to PFAS comes at a cost, and as old compounds are removed from production, new compounds take their place. So […]

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