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Breakthrough Paves Way for New Lyme Disease Treatment
Breakthrough Paves Way for New Lyme Disease Treatment
Virginia Tech | Jun 18, 2019
As the Lyme-causing bacteria multiply, they shed a cellular component that elicits a unique inflammatory response
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Innovative Technique Uses Sensory Nanoparticles to Detect Disease
Innovative Technique Uses Sensory Nanoparticles to Detect Disease
Brigham and Women's Hospital | Jun 17, 2019
Building on new insights about nanoparticles, investigators develop a test for early detection of diseases
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A Quick DNA Test for Malaria Drug Resistance
A Quick DNA Test for Malaria Drug Resistance
Vanderbilt University | Jun 14, 2019
This accurate one-drop blood test uses adaptive PCR to cut out processing steps
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Researchers Develop New Method to Rapidly, Reliably Monitor Sickle Cell Disease
Researchers Develop New Method to Rapidly, Reliably Monitor Sickle Cell Disease
Florida Atlantic University | Jun 13, 2019
Technology doesn't require microscopic imaging or biochemical markers
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Bloodborne and Airborne Transmissible Pathogens in the Lab
Bloodborne and Airborne Transmissible Pathogens in the Lab
Mari Ishak Gabra, MS | Jun 12, 2019
Precautions must be taken to minimize staff exposure to biological agents
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How Can Governments Fight Antimicrobial Resistance with Policy?
How Can Governments Fight Antimicrobial Resistance with Policy?
PLOS | Jun 11, 2019
Rising antimicrobial resistance has already rendered some infections untreatable with existing drugs
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Plasma tRNA Fragments Could Help Predict Seizures
Plasma tRNA Fragments Could Help Predict Seizures
Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland | Jun 10, 2019
Discovery may lead to the development of an early warning system
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Blood-Brain Barrier Defect Recreated Outside the Body
Blood-Brain Barrier Defect Recreated Outside the Body
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center | Jun 7, 2019
Researchers have recreated a critical brain component, the blood-brain barrier
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Biomarker Predicts Which Pancreatic Cysts May Become Cancerous
Biomarker Predicts Which Pancreatic Cysts May Become Cancerous
Washington University School of Medicine | Jun 6, 2019
Cysts likely to become cancerous ID'd with 95 percent accuracy
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Best Practices for the Diagnosis of Clostridioides (Clostridium)
Best Practices for the Diagnosis of Clostridioides (Clostridium)
American Society for Microbiology | Jun 5, 2019
Accurate diagnosis of CDI is critical for effective patient management and implementation of infection control measures to prevent transmission