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August 24, 2018
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Competing for blood: How ecologists are solving infectious disease mysteries

An international team of researchers is shining new light on “co-infections,” infectious diseases that attack the body simultaneously. The findings offer insights for treating malaria and worm infections and can help public health officials disentangle how infectious diseases compete in … Continue reading

February 12, 2014
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Decoding dengue and West Nile: Researchers take steps toward control of growing public health problems

ANN ARBOR — Dengue fever and West Nile fever are mosquito-borne diseases that affect hundreds of millions of people worldwide each year, but there is no vaccine against either of the related viruses. A team of scientists at the University … Continue reading

February 15, 2013
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Biodiversity Protects Against Disease, Scientists Find

Discovery resulted from study of amphibians in ponds The richer the assortment of amphibian species in a pond, the more protection that community of frogs, toads and salamanders has against a parasitic infection that can cause severe deformities, including the … Continue reading

January 9, 2013
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Previous Studies on Toxic Effects of BPA Couldn’t be Reproduced, says MU Research Team

The MU study is not claiming that BPA is safe, but that the previous series of studies are not reproducible. COLUMBIA, Mo. — Following a three-year study using more than 2,800 mice, a University of Missouri researcher was not able … Continue reading