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A Multi-Pronged Approach to Diabetes

A Multi-Pronged Approach to Diabetes

Combine obesity, poor nutrition, lack of exercise and limited access to health care and you’ve got the perfect recipe for a type 2 diabetes epidemic. Those ingredients are all too plentiful in the Bronx  read article >

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Breaking the Chains-of Addiction

Breaking the Chains-of Addiction

Last summer, for the first time ever, the U.S. Surgeon General sent a letter to every physician in the country. The subject wasn’t heart disease or cancer, or even the Zika virus menace. It was America’s opioid epidemic.  read article >

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Translational Research: Lab Vs. Real World HIV Pre

Translational Research: Lab Vs. Real World HIV Pre

With the help of animations, Betsy Herold, M.D. shows why some drugs that prevented HIV and herpes transmission in the lab failed to protect women in clinical trials. See how proteins in semen act as an “invisibility cloak” for HIV and herpes viruses allowing them to bypass drugs and infect cells.   watch video >

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Explaining Cerebral Malaria

Explaining Cerebral Malaria

In cerebral malaria, the Plasmodium falciparum parasite breaks down the blood-brain barrier and causes fatal brain swelling. But how the parasite causes disease in the brain is not well understood. In a study published online on October 26 in Cell Host & Microbe, lead author Anne … read more >

Regulating Breast Cancer Metastasis

Regulating Breast Cancer Metastasis

Cancer cells produce protrusions called invadopodia that weaken the surrounding extracellular matrix and help the cancer cells spread. The signaling mechanisms that control invadopodia functioning are not fully known. In a study published online on October 23 in The Journal of Cell … read more >

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