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Scientists identify immune cell that fights cold virus in the lungs
Immune cells known to fight the flu in mice may also help fight RSV - a virus that is one of the main causes of the common cold in humans. mother and child at doctor's. RSV infects every child before their second birthday. This was the conclusion of a ... [...]
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Back-to-school asthma attacks linked to common cold virus in children
Children with asthma are most likely to experience an attack at the start of the school year and after long breaks, and exacerbations appear to be linked to the common cold virus. These are the findings from research published in Proceedings of the ... [...]
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Zika threat continues, Facebook steps in to combat virus
A study of nine pregnant women from the United States who traveled to countries where the Zika virus was circulating shows a greater-than-expected number of fetal infections and brain abnormalities, U.S. health officials said on Friday. Two of the ... [...]
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Zika virus haunts Rio Olympics
in a U.S. case alleging links between talc-based powder and ovarian cancer has prompted global headlines, social media buzz and calls to lawyers from would-be plaintiffs. But the attention-grabbing judgment is no guarantee future plaintiffs will be ... [...]
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Zika virus: Centre issues guidelines; warns against travel to affected areas
NEW DELHI: A day after WHO declared emergency over the "explosive" spread of the mosquito-borne Zika virus, the Centre today issued detailed guidelines for combating the disease, including a travel advisory that asks pregnant women to either defer or ... [...]
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Not just a health threat, Zika virus taking over social media too
A 2012 review published in the journal Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine found that honey, an antioxidant, acts as a natural immunity booster. Ginger, another powerful antioxidant with antiviral properties, can be used to treat ... [...]
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Rio Olympics: Athletes worried about health risks of Zika virus
RIO DE JANEIRO: International athletes set to compete in an Olympic diving test event in Rio de Janeiro next week have asked about risks linked to the Zika virus, but have not canceled participation because of the outbreak, one of the organizers said ... [...]
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Virus kills triple negative breast cancer cells, tumor cells in mice
The virus initiated apoptosis – natural cell death – in cancer cells without affecting healthy cells. “Treatment of breast cancer remains difficult because there are multiple signaling pathways that promote tumor growth and develop resistance to ... [...]
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Common virus targets 'triple-negative' breast cancer
A virus not known to cause disease kills triple-negative breast cancer cells and killed tumors grown from these cells in mice, report researchers. Understanding how the virus kills cancer may lead to new treatments. Adeno-associated virus type 2 (AAV2) ... [...]
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Virus Kills Triple Negative Breast Cancer Cells, Tumour Cells in Mice
The virus initiated apoptosis -- natural cell death -- in cancer cells without affecting healthy cells. "Treatment of breast cancer remains difficult because there are multiple signalling pathways that promote tumour growth and develop resistance to ... [...]
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