Ebola vaccines show lasting effect

(HealthDay)—Three experimental Ebola vaccines trigger an immune response that lasts for more than two years against the deadly disease, researchers report. In addition to being welcome news for the Ebola outbreak that’s now spreading throughout the Democratic Republic of Congo, this success story is spurring research into the development of similar vaccines for other infectious diseases, the researchers added. In […]

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The Children of the 'Saved by the Bell' Cast Are Watching the Show, & We're So Old

If you’re an ’80s babe, you’ve probably watched Saved by the Bell. The sitcom — which followed the fictional lives of Zack Morris, Kelly Kapowski, Samuel "Screech" Powers, Albert Clifford "A.C." Slater, Jessica "Jessie" Myrtle Spano, and Lisa Marie Turtle — was a staple in the late ’80s and early ’90s, and today, it remains a series most of us remember […]

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Scientists show how brain circuit generates anxiety

Neuroscientists at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) have identified a neural circuit in the amygdala, the brain’s seat of emotion processing, that gives rise to anxiety. Their insight has revealed the critical role of a molecule called dynorphin, which could serve as a target for treatment of anxiety-related disorders including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Though they are distinct, fear and […]

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West Nile virus reemerged and spread to new areas in Greece in 2017, researchers show

Madrid, Spain: West Nile virus (WNV), which is transmitted via mosquito bites, reemerged and spread to new territories of Greece in 2017 following a two-year hiatus in reported human cases, according to findings presented at the 28th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID). During this reemergence, in the summer and early autumn of 2017, researchers diagnosed 45 […]

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Studies show promise of immunotherapy combinations, including CAR T

As immunotherapies continue to make up a larger share of new cancer drugs, researchers are looking for the most effective ways to use these cutting edge treatments in combination with each or with other pre-existing options. New studies from the Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania are providing fresh clues on potentially effective combinations with CAR T therapy […]

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