Researchers found that the first round of broadly neutralizing antibodies generally appeared about 14 weeks after infection, and these were better able to bind to portions of HIV that the virus doesn’t change as quickly or as frequently. That makes the antibodies useful weapons in attacking the virus’ Achilles heel, and a potentially powerful target for an effective vaccine.
The team studied 30 new patients with a poxvirus called molluscum contagiosum who had been treated in a private clinic in France.
“People should have absolute confidence in what they are buying. The responsibility for that lies with the retailers, who need to be absolutely sure that what they’re selling is what they think it is.
They’re the mullet of cold-protective clothing. Half glove, half mitten — really, fingerless gloves with a handy mitten flip-top.
They are also fantastic.
Now, partly, this is a matter of personal opinion. But partly, it’s just good science.
It is the most miserable day of the year, we are told, but is there any data to supports the claim?
If you haven’t yet heard, 21 January is Blue Monday, supposedly the most miserable day of the year.
When 45-year-old Belgium twins euthanized themselves last month after learning they were going blind, it renewed a debate about the legalization of physician-assisted suicide.
Belgium is one of only three countries that has legalized the practice.
Police say surveillance video shows a man approach a woman at a SEPTA station, assault her and then throw her onto the tracks.
According to SEPTA, the woman was sitting Tuesday just after 3 p.m. at the Chinatown stop’s northbound platform on Race Street along the Broad Ridge-Spur subway line.
A 50-year-old Thai man developed cancer in his genitals, after he injected himself with olive oil to enlarge his penis. He required emergency surgery to remove his genitals to stop cancer spreading. He had been injecting his penis with olive oil over a number of years and it had become infected which caused the cancer.
Here’s one advantage that illegal skyscraper-scaling has over mountaineering: Unlike Everest, which give or take a few inches remains the same height for ages, the targets for urban climbers continually get taller and more insane.
Students returned to school in the shattered Connecticut town of Newtown on Tuesday, accompanied by police and counselors to help them cope with grief and fear after a gunman’s rampage killed 26 people in an elementary school and altered attitudes about gun control in Washington.