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Scientists discover key molecule in transmission of AIDS virus

...o action, marshalling recruits to battle a foreign foe with special messenger molecules called cytokines and chemokines. Previously, Dr. Littman and colleagues discovered that HIV must bind to chemokine receptors on the surface of T-cells in order to enter the cell. Now, with the new discovery, he and hi...

Without fire, red pines could disappear, model shows

...dary Water Canoe Area if what we usually view as a foe to forests -- fire -- fails to sweep the terrain occasionally, says a new study from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. "The big, natural groves of red pine are one of the most unique features of the BWCA. But, because of fire suppression, we're s...

JCI table of contents, 2 June, 2003

Turning foe into friend with lentiviral vectors Currently, there is no vaccine available that is able to cure cancer. The success of an antitumor vaccine will depend on its ability to induce robust and sustained tumor-specific immune responses. There is evidenc...

Protein may help prevent autoimmune attacks

...elp with the tricky task of separating friend from foe has been identified by scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Researchers showed that a protein known as H2-DM can keep immune system T cells from erroneously assaulting the body's own tissues. Distinguishing between for...

Lehmann lovegrass won't succumb to fire

...asily and making the introduced grass a formidable foe for anyone trying to eliminate or control it. Land managers use fire to manage Lehmann lovegrass and other non-native grasses, he said. To keep prescribed burns under control, many land managers prefer to burn grasslands in the...

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(Date:4/14/2014)... orphaned by HIV/AIDS in South Africa may provide insight ... behavior issues in other areas of the world, which ... that could lead to successful interventions. , A ... United Nations mentions that due to the HIV/AIDS pandemic, ... African, children are at an increased risk for mental ...
(Date:4/14/2014)... A new study shows that moderate to severe ... risk of stroke, cancer and death. , Results of ... to severe obstructive sleep apnea were four times more ... times more likely to have a stroke (HR = ... (HR = 3.4), and 2.5 times more likely to ...
(Date:4/14/2014)... Dallas study involving serious youth offenders, the answer to one ... seven years: "How long do you think you,ll live?", According ... offending over time., Author Dr. Alex Piquero said the study ... of them offend at very high rates and commit more ... much later in life offend much less., "In a lot ...
(Date:4/14/2014)... with symptoms increasing dramatically during some of the most important ... has found. , Depressive symptoms increased on average by 68 ... young men, who were around 25 years old when they ... their children. The results of the study were published April ... is the first to identify when young fathers are at ...
(Date:4/14/2014)... Lower weight babies and babies who aren,t breastfed ... risk of developing chronic inflammation and related health ... study. , "There were good reasons to hypothesize ... inflammation in adulthood," says Thomas McDade (Northwestern University), ... in the Child & Brain Development program. "It ...
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