How rotavirus infection accelerates autoimmune diabetes in a mouse model

Main Points: A combination of genetic predisposition and environmental factors is believed to cause autoimmune (type 1) diabetes. A study published

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Newly discovered dreadful virus in China

Main Points: Mojiang paramyxovirus (MojV) is a newly discovered dreadful virus in Yunnan Province of China. It has genetic similarity

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Evolving viruses on a chip to help predict the next pandemic

Viruses in nature undergo rapid evolution due to extremely high mutation rates and short generation times. Their economical genomes may

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U.S. survey reveals 2.7 million living with chronic Hep C virus

Main Points: A survey of U.S. households conducted between 2003 and 2010 revealed that approximately 2.7 million US residents are

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Fewer Doses of HPV Vaccine Still Results in Reduced Risk of STD

Main Points: Chicago – Although maximum reduction in the risk of genital warts (condylomata) was seen after 3 doses of

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Cholesterol plays a critical role in hantavirus infection

Viruses mutate fast, which means they can quickly become resistant to anti-viral drugs. But viruses also depend on proteins and

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The rocky road to a better flu vaccine

Currently approved flu vaccines are less effective in the elderly, yet an estimated 90% of influenza-related deaths occur in people

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A protein in mother’s milk protects infants against AIDS

Main Point: Researchers have found that a protein in mother’s milk gives protection to the infants from AIDS by neutralizing

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Hepatitis C virus, oxidative stress and couple research suggestions

Main Points: Our Review Paper “Oxidative stress and hepatitis C virus” is one of the TOP 10 HIGHLY ACCESSED (Most

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OnuMV1c and OnuMV7 – two newly isolated viruses and their related research suggestions

OnuMV1c and OnuMV7 are two newly isolated viruses from Ophiostoma novo-ulmi, cause of Dutch Elm (trees) Disease, in Canada. These

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