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September 2, 2018
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Roboter als Rehabilitationshelfer

Warum Vertrauen bei der Entwicklung intelligenter Maschinen für medizinische Therapien eine zentrale Rolle spielen sollte Der Bedarf an effektiven Strategien für die medizinische Rehabilitation wird in den kommenden Jahrzehnten deutlich zunehmen, da die Überlebensrate von Patientinnen und Patienten nach Krankheiten … Continue reading

January 29, 2016
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Map shows hotspots for bat-human virus transmission risk

West Africa, sub-Saharan Africa and South East Asia are most at risk from bat viruses ‘spilling over’ into humans resulting in new emerging diseases, according to a new global map compiled by scientists at UCL, the Zoological Society of London … Continue reading

June 7, 2013
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Tactics of new Middle East virus suggest treating by altering lung cells’ response to infection

A new virus that causes severe breathing distress and kidney failure elicits a distinctive airway cell response to allow it to multiply.  Scientists studying the Human Coronavirus-Erasmus Medical Center, which first appeared April 2012 in the Middle East, have discovered … Continue reading

June 14, 2012
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Vampire Bat Study May Lead to Better Rabies-Control Strategies

ANN ARBOR, Mich.— A new study of rabies in vampire bats in Peru has found that culling bats—a common rabies control strategy—does not reduce rates of rabies exposure in bat colonies, and may even be counterproductive. The findings may eventually … Continue reading

January 2, 2012
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Andrew Artenstein: Essential Enzymes Key to Disease, Maybe Treatments

*Proprotein convertases are enzymes that activate many essential proteins, but they are also implicated in many processes that cause disease. In a research review in the New England Journal of Medicine, Andrew Artenstein and Steven Opal argue that proprotein convertases … Continue reading

December 16, 2010
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Human Networking Theory Gives Picture of Infectious Disease Spread

*High school students’ interactions provide new look at disease transmission* It’s colds and flu season, and as any parent knows, colds and flu spread like wildfire, especially through schools. New research using human-networking theory may give a clearer picture of … Continue reading