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Curing HIV just got more complicated. Can CRISPR help? | Science

HIV integrates its genome (yellow) into human chromosomes and the cells that indirectly copy that genome as they replicate can complicate care efforts. David S. Goodsell / HIVE Center by Jon Cohen Mar. 15, 2019, 15:55 SEATTLE, WASHINGTON- Antiretroviral drugs (ARV) have transformed the HIV infection from a death sentence to a chronic condition. In most people the drugs usually …

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Salmonella outbreak traced to Elko restaurant | News

ELKO – Seventeen suspected cases of Salmonella have been reported to Elko this week, according to the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services. Gold Dust West's Grille is the suspected source of the disease, the public information officer Martha Framsted confirmed in an e-mail. "The division's staff has been present at the facility since Monday 11 March," said Framsted. …

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Opioid Maker Purdue Promises Not to Profit from Its New Overdose Antidote

Image: Andrew Burton (Getty Images) One of the leading instigators of the opioid crisis is trying to sell his drugs to save people from deadly overdoses, but the company swears that it won't pocket profits. This week, the pharmaceutical company Purdue Pharma announced that its experimental opioid overdose antidote has been assigned a "Fast Track" designation by the Food and …

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Heart Guidelines Often Based On Evidence That Falls Short : Shots

Few medical guidelines for heart care are based on top quality tests. Peerawat Kamklay / Getty Images hide caption activate / deactivate the caption Peerawat Kamklay / Getty Images Few medical guidelines for heart care are based on top quality tests. Peerawat Kamklay / Getty Images Doctors are turning to professional guidelines to help them identify the latest thinking about …

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Confirmed case of mumps in local school

The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating a confirmed case of mumps at York High School. The child fell ill on March 9th. Anyone who was at York High School from March 6th to March 8th or at the Unified basketball game at Massabesic High School on March 7th may have been exposed. The officials stated that …

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Reddit bans r/watchpeopledie in the wake of the New Zealand mosque massacres

Reddit has banned r / watchpeopledie, a notorious subreddit that has hosted videos of people who die in a grisly way. The ban comes after the subreddit hosted videos of the recent mosque massacres in New Zealand. According to the new landing page, the subreddit has been banned for violating Reddit's content policy regarding glorification or incitement to violence. A …

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Guy Spends Three Years Making an Ultra-Realistic LED Candle That Even Puffs Smoke When Blown Out

Candle technology hasn't changed much in thousands of years: add fire to a wax-soaked wick and provide light for hours. It is simple, effective and does not require an update. So, of course, someone on the internet has spent three years redesigning the candle from scratch with digital guts, while managing to preserve its old-school usability. To be honest with …

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Could light and sound cure Alzheimer’s? Exciting mice experiment suggests promising potential — RT World News

Neuroscientists have removed the plaques caused by Alzheimer's disease from mice using only light and sound. Is it really possible? We explain Research conducted by MIT has found that strobe lights and a low buzz can recreate brain waves lost in the disease, which remove the groups of harmful proteins that accumulate around the brains of mice with behaviors similar …

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