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Men, women and the risk of AIDS

Men, women and the risk of AIDS

The adhesion molecule that protects HIV from degradation is expressed differently in the rectum and vagina.

A difference in the anatomy of the rectum and vagina may explain, in part, why anal intercourse is up to 10 times more likely than vaginal intercourse to result in HIV infection. This finding by...

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Link between cocaine and self-control emerges from primate study

Cocaine users have trouble with self-control and decision making, even after they’ve given up the drug, according to a study by researchers at the School of Medicine. “It’s thought that this...

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Case of the vanishing virus

Viruses that leave no molecular fingerprints as they destroy brain cells may be behind certain psychiatric and...

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How Legionella subverts the cell

Of the 35 species of Legionella bacteria, one is implicated in most outbreaks of Legionnaires’ disease, a severe...

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