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Scripps researchers have designed proteins that elicit an effective antibody response in a mouse model against Marburg virus and its viral cousin, Ebola virus.
Researchers say that a candidate vaccine for the coronavirus that causes Middle East respiratory syndrome has passed preclinical tests and is ready to be trialled in humans.
A new class of drug that targets two metabolic pathways that drive cancer progression - the Warburg effect and lipogenesis - show promising results in cell and animal tests.
Researchers estimates pupils receiving an extra year of secondary school had an 8 percentage point lower risk of HIV infection a decade later than those that did not.
LSD is one of the most potent, mood-changing chemicals. It is manufactured from lysergic acid. The primary effect of LSD is to alter the senses and cause hallucinations.
Scans demonstrating brain network connectivity could be used to predict the long-term response of patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder to cognitive behavioral therapy.
Two new UCLA studies identify five environmental factors that put African-American, Latino and Hispanic people at greater risk of psychological problems.
According to a new study, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor antidepressants may increase the risk of bone fractures when used to reduce symptoms of menopause.
Researchers find opposition toward abortion and lack of training among health care providers are among the factors restricting access to the procedure in developed countries.
Scripps researchers have created a high-resolution image of the Ebola virus, which has revealed how a viral protein helps the virus escape attack from the immune system.
A new study finds a high-fiber diet alters the gut bacteria of pregnant women, leading to the release of anti-inflammatory substances that protect offspring from developing asthma.
Current Ebola blood tests are slow, complex and put health care workers at risk. A new test, however, can diagnose Ebola accurately from one drop of blood at a patient's bedside.
Researchers have discovered that tofacitinib, a drug normally used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, could restore pigmentation in people with vitiligo.
A compound found in the bark and leaves of the magnolia tree proved effective in reducing tumor growth in human cell lines and mouse models of head and neck cancers, a study finds.
Red blood cells grown in the lab from stem cells are likely to be transfused into human volunteers taking part in trials within 2 years, say the UK's NHS Blood and Transplant.
A new method that allows antibodies to penetrate cyst walls may open the door for already approved drugs to target the growth factors that drive polycystic kidney disease.
Being shown images of something disgusting reduced genital blood flow in women - as measured by an 'arousometer' - more than being shown something frightening.
Researchers have discovered that cognitive behavioral therapy used to reduce tics in people with Tourette syndrome also alters brain functioning in the supplementary motor region.
A new report states that unless efforts to stop new HIV infections and improve access to treatment improve over the next 5 years, deaths from AIDS and HIV infections will increase.
Researchers recommend that restrictions on total fat consumption should be removed from the forthcoming 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans.