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Step 1 USMLE Prep - RNA Viruses

http://www.usmlesuccess.net A detailed look at the important info regarding RNA viruses; for the USMLE Step 1 exam. Download your FREE Step 1 BIBLE at http:/...  
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almost 5 years ago
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Needle stick-injured Ebola doctor free of virus after vaccination

Postexposure injection for a single aid-working doctor's case suggests promise, so fast-tracking development of Ebola vaccines proven in animals 'is a matter of utmost urgency.'  
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almost 5 years ago
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Shape-shifting molecule tricks viruses into mutating themselves to death

A newly developed spectroscopy method is helping to clarify the poorly understood molecular process by which an anti-HIV drug induces lethal mutations in the virus's genetic material.  
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almost 5 years ago
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Circulation of highly pathogenic avian flu in North American birds

Viral changes make current situation more complexHighly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5 viruses of Eurasian origin continue to circulate and evolve in North...  
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almost 5 years ago
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Mapping chicken flu virus offers clues about deadly H7N9 bird flu

By sequencing the viral genome of the H9N2 chicken virus, scientists have mapped its evolution since 1994 and found clues as to how it helped H7N9 emerge as a threat to humans.  
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almost 5 years ago
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Immunity to many types of flu viruses boosted by seasonal flu vaccines

Seasonal flu vaccines may protect individuals not only against the strains of flu they contain but also against many additional types, according to a study published this week in...  
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almost 5 years ago
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New candidate vaccine against risky avian influenza

The avian influenza (bird flu) virus of the H5N1 subtype continues to infect people, especially in South-Eastern Asia.  
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almost 5 years ago
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Some flu viruses potentially more dangerous than others

Certain subtypes of avian influenza viruses have the potential to cause more severe disease in humans than other avian influenza subtypes and should be monitored carefully to prevent spread of...  
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almost 5 years ago
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Naturally acquired mutations in the avian H3N8 flu virus allow the infection to spread in mammals via respiratory droplets

A study led by St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists found the avian influenza A H3N8 virus that killed harbor seals along the New England coast can spread through respiratory...  
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almost 5 years ago
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Vaccination against H5N1 flu virus generates broadly reactive antibodies

Vaccine researchers have developed a strategy aimed at generating broadly cross-reactive antibodies against the influenza virus: embrace the unfamiliar.  
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almost 5 years ago
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Positive results for BiondVax in a study demonstrating the effectiveness of the vaccination against a new class of deadly bird flu viruses

BiondVax Pharmaceuticals Ltd, developer of a universal flu vaccine, has announced successful completion of studies in mice that validated the effectiveness of the company's vaccine against an...  
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almost 5 years ago
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Targeting immune response rather than flu virus offers potential for new drugs

The seriousness of disease often results from the strength of immune response, rather than with the virus, itself.  
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almost 5 years ago
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Tackling immune response could be promising new direction for flu drugs

A new study suggests targeting the immune response - rather than the virus - may be an effective way for drugs to fight H7N9 avian flu and other highly virulent pathogens.  
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almost 5 years ago
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1918-like virus with pandemic potential uncovered in genes found in nature

An international team of researchers has shown that circulating avian influenza viruses contain all the genetic ingredients necessary to underpin the emergence of a virus similar to the deadly...  
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almost 5 years ago
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Mouse Virus Erroneously Linked To Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, UCSF Collaborative Study Finds

Two years ago, a widely publicized scientific report plucked an old mouse virus out of obscurity and held it up as a possible cause of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.  
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almost 5 years ago
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Scientists discover protein that boosts immunity to viruses and cancer

Scientists have discovered a protein that plays a central role in promoting immunity to viruses and cancer, opening the door to new therapies.  
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almost 5 years ago
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HPV vaccination of adolescent boys may be cost-effective for preventing oropharyngeal cancer

A new study indicates that vaccinating 12-year-old boys against the humanpapilloma virus (HPV) may be a cost-effective strategy for preventing oropharyngeal squamous cell cancer, a cancer that...  
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almost 5 years ago
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Why some HPV infections go away and others become cancer

Immune system response isn't as crucial as activity of the infected cells themselvesFor people infected with the human papilloma virus (HPV), the likelihood of...  
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almost 5 years ago
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New HPV vaccine offers greater protection against cervical cancer than current vaccine

Scientists have developed a new HPV (human papilloma virus) vaccine which protects against nine types of the virus - seven of which cause most cases of cervical cancer.  
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almost 5 years ago
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HPV vaccine highly effective against multiple cancer-causing strains

According to a multinational clinical trial involving nearly 20,000 young women, the human papilloma virus vaccine, Cervarix, not only has the potential to prevent cervical cancer, but was...  
medicalnewstoday.com
almost 5 years ago