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July 29, 2014
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Nanoparticle "Alarm Clock" Awakens Immune Systems Put To Sleep By Cancer
Lebanon NH (SPX) Jul 28, 2014
Researchers at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Center are exploring ways to wake up the immune system so it recognizes and attacks invading cancer cells. Tumors protect themselves by tricking the immune system into accepting everything as normal, even while cancer cells are dividing and spreading. One pioneering approach, discussed in a review article published this week in WIREs Nanomedicine and Nanobiotechnology, uses nanoparticles to jumpstart the body's ability to fight tumors. Nanopa ... read more
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Mobile tech reshaping the health sector
Your smartphone is not only your best friend, it's also become your personal trainer, coach, medical lab and maybe even your doctor. ... more
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More than glitter
A special class of tiny gold particles can easily slip through cell membranes, making them good candidates to deliver drugs directly to target cells. A new study from MIT materials scientists reveal ... more
EPIDEMICS

Australian injecting room upholds fight against AIDS epidemic
Nestled among the bars and strip clubs of Sydney's Kings Cross is a service which not only saves lives, but continues the pragmatic approach which prevented a HIV epidemic among drug-users in Australia. ... more
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Brazil to release millions of GM-mosquitos to fight dengue
Next week, the biotech company Oxitec, based in Abingdon, England, will begin raising millions of genetically modified mosquitos at a new factory in Campinas, Brazil. The objective: curb the spread of dengue fever. ... more


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South Africa targets screening whole population for AIDS
South Africa's government plans to extend AIDS tests to the country's entire population and speed up antiretroviral treatment of those who test positive for the virus, the health minister said Wednesday. ... more
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Poland suffers first cases of African swine fever in pigs
Poland on Wednesday confirmed its first cases of deadly swine fever in domestic pigs, as the World Trade Organisation reviewed a Russian embargo on EU pork imports imposed over the disease. ... more
EPIDEMICS

Town 'sealed off' after man dies of plague in China
A Chinese town has been sealed off and 151 people placed in quarantine since last week after a man died of bubonic plague, state media said Tuesday. ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
N. Korea defies UN censure to fire missile into sea

Stronger rules needed on flight paths: Malaysia Airlines official

K-MAX unmanned cargo helo finishes Afghan deployment

Iraq's Mosul counts the cost of insurgent rule

U.S. military aims to overcome GPS' weaknesses

Shiite militia display jihadist bodies in Iraq city

For incoming US airmen in S.Korea, a 30-day ban on booze

EPIDEMICS

AIDS cure: Study sees advance for 'kick and kill' strategy
The elusive quest for an HIV cure received a boost at the world AIDS conference Tuesday as scientists said they had forced the virus out of a hiding place where it had lurked after being suppressed by drugs. ... more
EPIDEMICS

Latvia extends emergency zone for African swine fever
Latvia on Tuesday declared a state of emergency in a second area of this Baltic EU state as efforts continued to contain an outbreak of deadly African swine fever in its pig population. ... more
EPIDEMICS

New report shows MERS virus may be airborne
MERS, the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus, may be transmitted by air, a paper published Tuesday in the scientific journal mBio suggests. ... more
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Bubble wrap serves as sheet of tiny test tubes in resource-limited regions
Popping the blisters on the bubble wrap might be the most enjoyable thing about moving. But now, scientists propose a more productive way to reuse the popular packing material - as a sheet of small, ... more
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Medical advances turn science fiction into science fact
Exoskeletons helping the paralysed to walk, tiny maggot-inspired devices gnawing at brain tumours, machines working tirelessly as hospital helpers: in many respects, the future of medicine is already here. ... more
24/7 News Coverage
By 2050 temperatures might be helpful to growth of forage plants

Synchronization of North Atlantic, North Pacific preceded warming, end of ice age

Saharan dust key to the formation of Bahamas' Great Bank

Federal judge overturns Washington DC ban on guns in public

Insecticides Similar to Nicotine Widespread in Midwest

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Nanoparticle "Alarm Clock" Awakens Immune Systems Put To Sleep By Cancer

EPIDEMICS

Study finds promise toward treating HIV and hep C
A new hepatitis C drug has shown early promise in patients whose infection with both HIV and hepatitis C has made them traditionally difficult to treat, said a study Saturday. ... more
EPIDEMICS

Search for AIDS cure pushes ahead despite setbacks
Scientists on Saturday vowed to press ahead with their quest for a cure for AIDS, despite losing a veteran colleague and suffering a setback in research. ... more
EPIDEMICS

HIV epidemic 'smaller' than UN estimates: report
Anti-AIDS drugs have helped save 19 million years of human life since 1996, said an analysis Tuesday which also slashed UN estimates for HIV deaths and disease by a quarter. ... more
EPIDEMICS

AIDS: Anger flares at homophobic laws
Campaigners at the world AIDS conference are taking aim at countries with anti-gay laws, accusing them of creating conditions that let HIV spread like poison. ... more
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AIDS: Circumcision campaign lifted by new evidence
A campaign to encourage circumcision among men in sub-Saharan Africa to help protect them against the AIDS virus was backed by new research on Monday showing that men who have had the operation are unlikely to engage in unprotected sex. ... more

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Physicists reveal random nature of metastasis
The spreading of a cancerous tumour from one part of the body to another may occur through pure chance instead of key genetic mutations, a new study has shown. Physicists from the University of Dun ... more
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BYU professor helping to eradicate fatal sleeping sickness
A BYU ecologist is playing a role in the effort to curb a deadly disease affecting developing nations across equatorial Africa. Steven L. Peck, a BYU professor of biology, has lent his expertise in ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
Laser experiment reveals liquid-like motion of atoms in an ultra-cold cluster

A Crystal Wedding in the Nanocosmos

Carbyne morphs when stretched

Quantum Dots Boost Conversion Efficiency Of GaAs Solar Cells

Canada lobs economic shot across Russian energy bow

Portuguese consortium to spend $300 million on wind

Fukushima Accident Underscores Need to Act on Nuclear Plant Hazards

EPIDEMICS

UN leader vows to help Haiti fight cholera epidemic

EPIDEMICS

People with HIV living longer, study

EPIDEMICS

AIDS could be wiped out by 2030: UN

EPIDEMICS

Setback for cure overshadows AIDS council of war

EPIDEMICS

US health chief admits 'pattern' of safety failures

EPIDEMICS

AIDS deaths up in Russia, against global trend

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Does tissue decelerate therapeutic heavy ion beams

EPIDEMICS

Sierra Leone Ebola Suggest Presence In West Africa By 2006

EPIDEMICS

US govt lab reveals series of dangerous mix-ups

EPIDEMICS

WHO urges gay men to consider preventive drugs for HIV

Africa to suffer deadliest ever year for rhino poaching

New simple setup for X-ray phase contrast

UN has 'moral responsibility' to tackle Haiti cholera: Ban

No extra mutations in modified stem cells

France warns of epidemic after chikungunya deaths in Antilles, Guiana

'Nanojuice' could improve how doctors examine the gut

New UN force on climate impacts on health

Switzerland halts pork imports over swine fever fears

Seeing your true colors: Standards for hyperspectral imaging

W. African Ebola epidemic 'likely to last months': UN

US-based scientist makes potent version of H1N1 flu

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