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Shedding more light on how the body controls our immune systems

The membrane attack complex (MAC) is a set of proteins typically formed on the surface of pathogen cell membranes. They punch tiny holes in an invading bacteria’s membrane. The bacteria

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Virtual reality could help make therapy easier

If you find opening up to a therapist too daunting, new research shows you’re not alone—and you might soon have a new option. The Edith Cowan University (ECU) study found

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Five years of high-dose vitamin D did not affect incidence of cardiovascular disease or cancer

A trial by the University of Eastern Finland found that taking a much higher dose of vitamin D than recommended for five years did not affect total mortality or the

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Expert discusses ‘dry’ January

The new year brings new beginnings, and for many people, it brings the opportunity to make healthier lifestyle choices. Each January, some people choose to abstain from alcohol for the

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Study in mice finds erectile dysfunction medication worsened abdominal aortic aneurysms

In a laboratory study in mice, sildenafil, a commonly used erectile dysfunction medication, was found to worsen abdominal aortic aneurysms, indicating additional research may be needed to determine if the

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New target may help protect bones as we age

Drugs we take like prednisone can weaken our bones and so can aging, and scientists working to prevent both have some of the first evidence that the best target may

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