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Friday 29 July, 2016

Why humans are affected less by retroviral infections

retroviruses

Retroviruses have merged with our DNA, and researchers can use them to better understand evolution and how we can resist cancer.  More...

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sugar
By BioNews On Sunday, February 1st, 2015
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Added fructose driving the rise in diabetics

Consumption of foods and beverages containing added sugars, particularly added fructose, is a major factor behind the dramatic rise in type 2 diabetes  More...

Therapeutic effects of adropin
By BioNews On Sunday, February 1st, 2015
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‘Feeding and fasting’ hormone can improve insulin action

A researcher has found that adropin, a hormone that regulates whether the body burns fat or sugar during feeding and fasting cycles, can improve insulin action in obese, diabetic mice.  More...

fat obese
By BioNews On Sunday, February 1st, 2015
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Top Five Reasons You Need Fat in Your Diet

Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) Past President Roger Clemens, DrPh, CFS, explains why it’s important to incorporate fats in our diets  More...

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By BioNews On Sunday, February 1st, 2015
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App to offer real-time sun protection advice

If your job requires you to stay outdoors for long, having this app on your smartphone that provides personalised, real-time advice may improve your sun protection behaviour, says a study. The Solar Cell app provides More...

surgery
By BioNews On Sunday, February 1st, 2015
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Talk to nurse to ease pain, anxiety during surgery

Simple distraction techniques, such as talking to a nurse, watching a DVD or using stress balls, can help patients to relax during varicose vein surgery and reduce their pain  More...

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By BioNews On Sunday, February 1st, 2015
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Craigslist hookups behind rise in HIV: Study

Entry of the popular website Craigslist in a community is linked to 16 percent increase in HIV in that area  More...

Precision medicine NIH
By BioNews On Saturday, January 31st, 2015
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Obama details initiative to cure cancer, diabetes

US President Barack Obama Friday unveiled the details of a bold new research effort, which brought doctors “closer to curing diseases like cancer and diabetes”.  More...

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By BioNews On Saturday, January 31st, 2015
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HIV may stay hidden in ‘quiet’ immune cells

In what could lead to a cure for HIV, researchers have found that the human immunodeficiency virus may stay hidden for years in certain “quiet” immune cells.  More...

syk signaling B Cells
By BioNews On Friday, January 30th, 2015
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Scientists show mature B cells can survive without the tyrosine kinase Syk.

B lymphocytes are an integral part of our adaptive immune system and their development and function is tightly regulated by several signaling pathways.  More...