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AIDS immunity is all in the proteins!


December 27th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 27 (ANI): It is the proteins which help some HIV infected people not end up having AIDS, a new study has suggested.A large-scale genetic analysis has suggested that tiny changes ... Read more...

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Flu’s secret evolution strategy unveiled


June 11th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 11 (ANI): Flu's secret formula for effectively evolving within and between host species has been unveiled-balance.Scientists have said that the key lies with the flu's unique replication process, which has ... Read more...

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Why pandemic swine flu causes more severe symptoms than seasonal flu


September 11th, 2009 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 11 (ANI): Scientists at Imperial College London have warned that pandemic swine flu can infect cells deeper in the lungs than seasonal flu can.They write in a research paper ... Read more...

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How HIV escapes immune system pressure


April 16th, 2009 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 16 (ANI): Studying HIV-infected people with a particular gene, scientists have gained fresh insights into how the virus mutates and evolves in response to the body's immune pressure.Dr. Eric ... Read more...

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Genes that gave 1918 flu virus extraordinary virulence identified


December 30th, 2008 - 11:47 am ICT by ANI
Washington, December 30 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have identified a set of three genes that gave the 1918 virus behind the "Spanish flu", which claimed about 20 to ... Read more...

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Hepatitis C virus causes fatty liver disease with enzyme help


July 10th, 2008 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 10 (IANS) A key enzyme may explain how hepatitis C infection causes fatty liver - a build-up to threatening diseases like cirrhosis and liver cancer, according to a study. The ... Read more...

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UK researchers move a step closer to solving bee disease mystery


June 30th, 2008 - 11:47 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 30 (ANI): British researchers have made a significant discovery about the transmission of a common claim that they have made a significant infectious agent called deformed wing virus (DWV), ... Read more...

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Viruses hitch a ride to travel around cells


June 24th, 2008 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 24 (ANI): According to a new study by University of Zurich researchers, viruses can travel around cells they infect by hitching a ride on a microscopic transport system.Cells are ... Read more...

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