African sleeping sickness: Study suggests new way to help the immune system fight off parasite African sleeping sickness, caused by the parasite Trypanosoma brucei, is transmitted by the tsetse fly and is fatal if left untreated. New research reveals a method to manipulate trypanosomes in the mammalian bloodstream to acquire fly stage characteristics. The findings suggest that inhibiting specific proteins can 'trick' the parasite into differentiating to a different stage of its lifecycle
What contributes to healthy living behaviors among children? It depends Experts have participated in several peer-reviewed articles on the issue of healthy behaviors among children.
One in four new doctors may be depressed, and their patients may suffer because of it More than one in four doctors in the early stages of their careers has signs of depression, a comprehensive new study finds. And the grueling years of training for a medical career may deserve some of the blame. That's bad news not just for the young doctors themselves, but also for the patients they care for now and in the future.World's first ibuprofen patch created The world’s first ever ibuprofen patch has been produced and patented, delivering the drug directly through skin to exactly where it is needed at a consistent dose rate