Less than 1 percent of UK public research funding spent on antibiotic research in past 5 years

Less than 1% of research funding awarded by public and charitable bodies to UK researchers in 2008 was awarded for research on antibiotics, according to new research published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases. The study, which is the first…
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Natural products from plants can protect skin against gamma radiation during radiotherapy

Smartphone experiment tracks whether our life story is written in our gut bacteria

Life events such as visiting another country or contracting a disease cause a significant shift in the make-up of the gut microbiota – the community of bacteria living in the digestive system, according to research published in the open access journal Genome Biology. …
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10 million newly insured because of health law, study says

The study, done by Harvard researchers and published by the New England Journal of Medicine, was based on Gallup polling and data from the Department of Health and Human Services. It also estimated that the uninsured rate declined by 5.2 percentage points in the second quarter of…
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10 million newly insured because of health law, study says

The study, done by Harvard researchers and published by the New England Journal of Medicine, was based on Gallup polling and data from the Department of Health and Human Services. It also estimated that the uninsured rate declined by 5.2 percentage points in the second quarter of…
Source: 10 million newly insured because of health law, study says

Newcomer among arboviruses: The zika virus

A newcomer among arboviruses In the group of viruses that includes dengue and chikungunya, a newcomer now has people talking about it. Also originating in Africa, zika was isolated in humans in the 1970s. Several years earlier, only a few human cases had been reported. It took until 2007…
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Newcomer among arboviruses: The zika virus

A newcomer among arboviruses In the group of viruses that includes dengue and chikungunya, a newcomer now has people talking about it. Also originating in Africa, zika was isolated in humans in the 1970s. Several years earlier, only a few human cases had been reported. It took until 2007…
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New version of drug successfully treats lupus in mice

Expanding on his work with a new drug that successfully treated lupus in mice, a biomedical engineer at the University of Houston has received a $250,000 grant to expand his research to a new version of the drug in an effort to treat a wider range of autoimmune diseases. Chandra Mohan,…
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New version of drug successfully treats lupus in mice

Expanding on his work with a new drug that successfully treated lupus in mice, a biomedical engineer at the University of Houston has received a $250,000 grant to expand his research to a new version of the drug in an effort to treat a wider range of autoimmune diseases. Chandra Mohan,…
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New radiological signs of laparoscopically adjustable gastric bands

New radiological signs of laparoscopically adjustable gastric bands

UT Arlington professor receives Community Development Society’s Current Research Award for 2014

A University of Texas at Arlington professor who co-authored a book about the challenges faced by private foundations engaged in community revitalization has been awarded the Community Development Society’s Current Research Award for 2014. Maria Martinez-Cosio, associate professor in the…
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Healthcare.gov active with special enrollments

ProPublica reports that the once problem-plagued federal exchange handled an estimated 960,000 “834” forms between April 19 and July 15.  ProPublica/NPR: Federal Health Exchange Stays Busy After Open Enrollment Ends For months, journalists and politicians fixated on the number of people…
Source: Healthcare.gov active with special enrollments

Healthcare.gov active with special enrollments

ProPublica reports that the once problem-plagued federal exchange handled an estimated 960,000 “834” forms between April 19 and July 15.  ProPublica/NPR: Federal Health Exchange Stays Busy After Open Enrollment Ends For months, journalists and politicians fixated on the number of people…
Source: Healthcare.gov active with special enrollments

9 Things No One Ever Tells You About Conditioner

This article was written by Samantha Freeman and repurposed with permission from Beauty High. Conditioners have always been one of those tricky hair products to master—like does using it daily actually help or hurt your hair? And though it really depends on your hair texture (and the…
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