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Alzheimer's drug also treats parasitic Chagas disease

Added: 20.09.2019 20:19 | 13 views | 0 comments

The drugs currently used to treat Chagas disease, a neglected tropical disease, have serious side effects and limited use in those with chronic disease. Now, researchers have reported that memantine, a drug currently used to treat Alzheimer's disease, can diminish the number of parasites in mice with Chagas disease, and increase the survival rate of the animals.

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Herpes vaccine to be tested in humans after best result yet in animals

Added: 20.09.2019 19:00 | 14 views | 0 comments

Hopes for a genital herpes vaccine have been raised by a trial treatment that stops genital lesions and low-lying infections in guinea pigs and mice

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Anthropologist contributes to major study of large animal extinction

Added: 20.09.2019 17:46 | 11 views | 0 comments

Anthropologist contributed a large, multi-institutional study explaining how the human-influenced mass extinction of giant carnivores and herbivores of North America fundamentally changed the biodiversity and landscape of the continent.

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540-million-year-old worm was first segmented animal that could move

Added: 20.09.2019 17:21 | 10 views | 0 comments

An extinct creature that resembled a cross between an earthworm and a millipede is the oldest known segmented animal able to move under its own power

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Wild animals' immune systems decline with age, sheep study finds

Added: 20.09.2019 15:20 | 7 views | 0 comments

It is well established that weakened immune systems in old age affect people's health and fitness, but a study suggests that it is also an issue for wild animals.

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Antimicrobial resistance is drastically rising

Added: 20.09.2019 15:20 | 11 views | 0 comments

Researchers have shown that antimicrobial-resistant infections are rapidly increasing in animals in low and middle income countries. They produced the first global of resistance rates, and identified regions where interventions are urgently needed.

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Scientists identify a possible new treatment for diabetic retinopathy

Added: 20.09.2019 15:20 | 8 views | 0 comments

About 1 in 3 diabetic patients develops diabetic retinopathy (DR), which can impair vision and lead to blindness. A new study provides clear evidence that high glucose increases the levels of enzymatic precursor -- lysyl oxidase propeptide (LOX-PP) -- that promotes cell death, which was verified in an animal model of diabetes. These findings may help develop novel DR treatments by targeting LOX-PP or its metabolites.

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Kansas man moves into animal shelter to help get dog adopted

Added: 20.09.2019 2:15 | 7 views | 0 comments

A Kansas man went above and beyond to help man's best friend -- even moving into an animal shelter to comfort a dog in need of adoption.

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Is fungal or animal protein better for building muscle?

Added: 19.09.2019 19:29 | 1 views | 0 comments

A small new study suggests that fungus-derived protein present in some meat replacement products may be better for building muscles than animal protein.

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Raise your Halloween game with a free AtmosFX digital decoration

Added: 19.09.2019 19:24 | 6 views | 0 comments

Cheapskate exclusive! Thrill the neighbors by projecting this awesome spooky animation in a window.

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