Intermingling between populations may contribute to HIV spread

Journal Reference: Lerato E Magosi, Yinfeng Zhang, Tanya Golubchik, Victor DeGruttola, Eric Tchetgen Tchetgen, Vladimir Novitsky, Janet Moore, Pam Bachanas, Tebogo Segolodi, Refeletswe Lebelonyane, Molly Pretorius Holme, Sikhulile Moyo, Joseph Makhema, Shahin Lockman, Christophe Fraser, Myron Max Essex, Marc Lipsitch. Deep-sequence phylogenetics to quantify patterns of HIV transmission in the context of a universal testing … Read more

Machine learning antibiotic prescriptions can help minimize resistance spread

Journal Reference: Mathew Stracy, Olga Snitser, Idan Yelin, Yara Amer, Miriam Parizade, Rachel Katz, Galit Rimler, Tamar Wolf, Esma Herzel, Gideon Koren, Jacob Kuint, Betsy Foxman, Gabriel Chodick, Varda Shalev, Roy Kishony. Minimizing treatment-induced emergence of antibiotic resistance in bacterial infections. Science, 2022; 375 (6583): 889 DOI: 10.1126/science.abg9868 The paper, published today in Science, is … Read more

Anti-androgen therapy can fuel spread of bone tumors in advanced prostate cancer

Journal Reference: Zachariah P. Schuurs, Edward Hammond, Stefano Elli, Timothy R. Rudd, Courtney J. Mycroft-West, Marcelo A. Lima, Mark A. Skidmore, Richard Karlsson, Yen-Hsi Chen, Ieva Bagdonaite, Zhang Yang, Yassir A. Ahmed, Derek J. Richard, Jeremy Turnbull, Vito Ferro, Deirdre R. Coombe, Neha S. Gandhi. Evidence of a putative glycosaminoglycan binding site on the glycosylated … Read more

The US military based in Japan, held responsible for the spread of Omicron in the Archipelago

The US military based in Japan held responsible for the

The US Marine Corps’ Camp Hansen, Kin, Okinawa Prefecture, southern Japan, Jan.6, 2022. AP The spread of the Omicron variant in Japan rekindles debates on the special status enjoyed by the US military stationed in the Archipelago. Judged in part responsible for the new wave, these soldiers accepted, late and after multiple requests from the … Read more

Gene involved in sense of smell could play a role in the spread of breast cancer to the brain

Gene involved in sense of smell could play a role in the spread of breast cancer to the brain – NovLink Home Mash E Gene involved in sense of smell could play a role in the spread of breast cancer to the brain We would love to say thanks to the writer of this short … Read more

SARS-CoV-2 goes ‘underground’ to spread from cell to cell

Journal Reference: Cong Zeng, John P. Evans, Tiffany King, Yi-Min Zheng, Eugene M. Oltz, Sean P. J. Whelan, Linda J. Saif, Mark E. Peeples, Shan-Lu Liu. SARS-CoV-2 spreads through cell-to-cell transmission. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2021; 119 (1): e2111400119 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.2111400119 Cell culture experiments showed that SARS-CoV-2, which causes COVID-19, limits the … Read more

Covid-19: Despite the spread of the Omicron variant, Americans determined to travel for the holidays

Covid 19 Despite the spread of the Omicron variant Americans determined

Miami Airport (Florida) is full of travelers on December 23, 2021. JOE RAEDLE / AFP The holiday season appeal is too strong. Millions of Americans have started traveling across the United States despite the rapid spread of the Omicron variant, which is reigniting fears related to the pandemic. With 171,000 daily cases on average over … Read more