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Overwhelming the enemy from the start

Microscopic image of an HIV-infected T cell. Credit: NIAID 1.7 million. That’s how many people are infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) each year worldwide. 1.7 million people who are condemned to lifelong antiretroviral therapy (ART) or risk developing fatal AIDS . Out of the 37.9 million people living …

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Where does Parkinson's disease start: In the brain, gut, or both?

Does Parkinson’s disease (PD) start in the brain or the gut? In a new contribution published in the Journal of Parkinson’s Disease, scientists hypothesize that PD can be divided into two subtypes: gut-first, originating in the peripheral nervous system (PNS) of the gut and spreading to the brain; and brain-first, …

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Some skin cancers may start in hair follicles

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Some of the most deadly skin cancers may start in stem cells that lend color to hair, and originate in hair follicles rather than in skin layers, a new study finds. Hair follicles are complex organs that reside within skin layers. It is there that immature …

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When should my child start speaking?

Credit: Shutterstock/OlenaYakobchuk Children develop at varying rates in all sorts of ways, from when they take their first steps to when they understand that their own perspective might be different to someone else’s. Language is no different so there is no set age at which a child should start talking. …

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Genetic markers linked to the start of symptoms of Parkinson’s disease

Researchers from the Institute of Neurosciences of the University of Barcelona (UBNeuro), Hospital Clínic and the IDIBAPS have identified a group of genetic variants related to the starting point of Parkinson’s disease Credit: University of Barcelona – UBNeuro Researchers from the Institute of Neurosciences of the University of Barcelona (UBNeuro), …

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Study busts myth of the hurdler’s start

Sprinter’s (black stick figure) and hurdler’s (grey stick figure) body positions in the set position and when each foot comes off the starting block. Credit: Bezodis et al. 2019 Runners in the 2019 World Athletics Championships in Qatar will know that, when winning depends on a difference of a few …

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It’s never too late to start exercising, new study shows

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Older people who have never taken part in sustained exercise programmes have the same ability to build muscle mass as highly trained master athletes of a similar age, according to new research at the University of Birmingham. The research shows that even those who are entirely …

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