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Study opens a new avenue for prophylactic anti-malarial strategies

A new study led by Maria Manuel Mota, group leader at Instituto de Medicina Molecular João Lobo Antunes (iMM; Portugal), now shows that malaria parasites secrete the protein EXP2 that is required for their entry into hepatocytes.

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WHO welcomes SHINE trial results on shorter treatment for drug-susceptible TB in children

The World Health Organization’s Global TB Programme welcomes the results from an important study on shortened treatment for drug-susceptible tuberculosis in children, presented at the 51st virtual Union World Conference on Lung Health.

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SARS-CoV-2 virus may target red marrow and prevent the formation of new erythrocytes

Specialists from the Department of Fundamental Medicine of Far Eastern Federal University (FEFU) with Russian and Japanese colleagues have probed into mechanisms of COVID-19 inside-the-body distribution linked to erythrocytes damaging.

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Cancer patients, clinicians benefit when symptoms are reported using a electronic real-time system

Both cancer patients and their medical teams found it beneficial when patients shared their symptoms in real time using a web- or telephone-based reporting system, according to a national multi-institutional study.

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Teen boys more likely to associate marijuana use with improving sexual activity

Teen-age boys exposed to pro-cannabis advertising and social media posts are more likely than female peers to associate marijuana use with improving sexual activity, new research from Washington State University suggests.

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