Pregnant Scheana Shay Reveals Who Did – and Didn't — Congratulate Her

Dropping hints? Scheana Shay revealed which of her Vanderpump Rules costars shared their well-wishes after she announced her pregnancy — and may have implied that some never reached out. Giving Glimpses! Vanderpump Rules’ Scheana Shay, More Stars’ Ultrasound Pics “Quite a few of them [did],” the California native, 35, said during the Friday, November 6, episode of her “Scheananigans with […]

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Study reveals how fungal biofilm structure impacts lung disease

Findings from an innovative new study led by researchers at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine and published this week in Nature Microbiology reveal that the way in which human fungal pathogens form colonies can significantly impact their ability to cause disease. Highly diverse and adaptable, these colonies, known as biofilms, allow invasive fungal pathogens such as Aspergillus fumigatus to grow […]

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Novel regulator of mitochondrial cell death reveals a promising target for cancer therapy

Researchers at The Wistar Institute have described the role of mitochondrial fission factor (MFF) in controlling survival of cancer cells, suggesting the protein could represent a promising therapeutic target. They also found that expression of MFF is regulated by Myc, a ubiquitous mediator of cell proliferation that contributes to development of many cancer types. These results were published online in […]

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Seven-country study reveals viruses as new leading cause of global childhood pneumonia

Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) and other viruses now appear to be the main causes of severe childhood pneumonia in low- and middle-income countries, highlighting the need for vaccines against these pathogens, according to a study from a consortium of scientists from around the world, led by a team at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Pneumonia is the […]

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