How hepatitis A virus (HAV) manages to enter liver cells called hepatocytes and initiate infection had remained a mystery for fifty years until now.
Researchers discover key player in hepatitis A virus infection
Giving beneficial bacteria to stressed mothers during the equivalent of the third trimester of pregnancy prevents an autism-like disorder in their offspring, according to a new animal study by University of Colorado Boulder researchers.
Exposure to 'good bacteria' during pregnancy buffers risk of autism-like syndrome
Vitamin B12 is a nutrient which helps keep the body's nerve and blood cells healthy. When a person is not getting enough of the vitamin, various symptoms in the body can occur. Experiencing any of these three signs in your body could mean you are lacking B12.
Three painful warning signs you could be lacking B12
Glioblastoma multiform (GBM) is an aggressive form of cancer in the brain that is typically fatal. But new findings by Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Massey Cancer Center and VCU Institute of Molecular Medicine (VIMM) researchers could help increase the effectiveness of the most common current treatments with the addition of lumefantrine, an FDA-approved drug used to treat malaria.
Anti-malarial drug shows promise for brain cancer treatment
A faulty gene that raises people’s risk of dementia may also make them twice as likely to suffer from severe coronavirus infection (COVID-19), warned researchers.
Faulty dementia gene may up COVID-19 risk: Study
Researchers have found in a game changing study that aldosterone production is a common and unrecognized cause of high blood pressure (BP).
High aldosterone primary cause of high blood pressure: Study
If your preschooler often pushes their dinner plate away or wages battles against taking another bite of a vegetable they don't like, they may not grow out of it anytime soon.
Children may not always grow out of being picky eaters: Study
Testing of the malaria drug hydroxychloroquine as a possible treatment for coronavirus has been halted because of safety fears, the World Health Organization (WHO) said.
WHO halts trials of hydroxychloroquine over safety fears
So much is said with a smile it's a universal mode of communication that most of us take for granted. But Luigi Quafisi lost the ability to smile because of a benign tumor called an acoustic neuroma that was located near his ear.
How adults with facial paralysis regain their smiles
More than 1,400 Irish nursing home health care workers were infected with COVID-19 while working in facilities where clusters of the disease have been identified, new figures showed. This is more than double the number of health care workers who fell ill as a result of clusters in the state’s hospitals.
More than 1,400 Irish nursing home health care workers infected in outbreaks

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