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Number of Malaria infections increases

219 million cases 435.000 Dead: for a Long time, the number of Malaria infections dropped steadily, and now it rises again. The world health organization (WHO) registered cases in the year 2017, for the second Time in a row, more malaria than in the previous year. Without a stronger use of the successes of the […]

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At night he wanders suddenly around

The man is 30 years old, as it happens for the first Time: He walks disoriented through the house, not able to control the movements of his arms and is talking nonsense. After all, he can tell his wife that he sees everything only a blur. Half an hour later, the nightmare is over, the […]

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First gene-edited babies claimed in China

A Chinese researcher claims that he helped make the world’s first genetically edited babies—twin girls born this month whose DNA he said he altered with a powerful new tool capable of rewriting the very blueprint of life. If true, it would be a profound leap of science and ethics. A U.S. scientist said he took […]

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This Is The Reason You’re Not Having Sex

Despite living in a so-called hook-up society and the semi-recent invention of Tinder, we’re actually having less sex than ever before. According to the experts, we’re doing it precisely 1.5 times a week. If you’re lucky… Now, a new study has revealed the reason we’re not getting down. The BBC Radio 5 Live online survey found that stress is […]

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Combination gene therapy more effective in cartilage preservation in osteoarthritis

A combinatorial gene therapy approach- one designed to inhibit inflammation and one targeting protection against cartilage degeneration—was shown to preserve articular cartilage better than each approach alone in animal models of both moderate and severe post-traumatic osteoarthritis. The therapeutic strategy included combined delivery of helper-dependent adenoviruses expressing interleukin-1 receptor antagonist (IL-1Ra) to block inflammation and […]