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August 19, 2016
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Political pitfalls in handling Ebola may carry over to Zika

ANN ARBOR — If the United States responds to Zika the way it did to Ebola—and early indications are that in many ways it is—the country can expect missteps brought about by a lack of health care coordination and a … Continue reading

December 7, 2013
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Bestseller verklärt Gewalt gegen Frauen

Der Bestseller «Fifty Shades of Grey» verklärt Gewalt gegen Frauen. Zu diesem Schluss kommt eine Studie der Ohio State University. Die Fachzeitschrift «Journal of Women’s Health» hat die Studie online veröffentlicht. «Fifty Shades of Grey» schildert die Beziehung zwischen der … Continue reading

December 5, 2013
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Culling vampire bats to stem rabies in Latin America can backfire

ANN ARBOR — Culling vampire bat colonies to stem the transmission of rabies in Latin America does little to slow the spread of the virus and could even have the reverse effect, according to University of Michigan researchers and their … Continue reading

September 17, 2013
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Rabies Research Designed for Prevention

UA undergraduate researcher Robert Clark, his public health mentor and Pima County officials collaborated on an investigation of rabies cases in Pima County. In a volunteer opportunity turned research project, University of Arizona undergraduate researcher Robert Clark has developed a … Continue reading

September 11, 2013
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Effects of Climate Change on West Nile Virus

A study projects how climate change may affect virus-carrying mosquitoes across the southern U.S. Changes are expected to vary with region, and the southern states should see a trend toward longer seasons of mosquito activity and smaller midsummer mosquito populations … Continue reading

February 14, 2013
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Few Pregnant Women Treated for Sexually Transmitted Infections

Many pregnant women with sexually transmitted infections aren’t getting the treatment they need when they visit emergency rooms, according to a new Michigan State University study that highlights a wholly preventable risk to unborn children and raises questions about current … Continue reading

January 24, 2013
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IBM and The Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology Develop New Antimicrobial Hydrogel to Fight Superbugs and Drug-Resistant Biofilms

Applications range from protective coating to sterilize hospital surfaces and medical equipment or as an injection to more effectively treat patients SAN JOSE, Calif. – 24 Jan 2013: Researchers from IBM and the Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology revealed today … Continue reading