Researchers at UC Davis have made some surprising discoveries about the body's initial responses to HIV infection. Studying simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV), the team found that specialized cells in the intestine called Paneth cells are. . .
The experimental drug pressed into emergency use in the West African Ebola epidemic cured a group of 18 monkeys of the deadly disease, including some who didn't receive the treatment until five days after they were injected with the virus. . .
We need to treat addiction like we treat other health problems precipitated by poor choices.When you are a drug user, society tells you that you are worth nothing.It makes it harder to get help you are so afraid of rejection.
Genetic data confirm that the Ebola epidemic in West Africa is being spread from human to human, not through contact with infected animals. The findings emphasize the need for better public health measures to keep the epidemic from spreading more widely
Housemates may share more than a Netflix subscription and a mortgage - they also host an abundance of shared microbes, which significantly shape a home's overall micro-environment, according to a new study.
Scientists have tracked the spread of Ebola in West Africa, revealing genetic clues to the course of the outbreak.
Genetic analysis of patient samples suggests the virus spread from Guinea to Sierra Leone at a single funeral.