Fungus makes mosquitoes more apt to spread malaria

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  A fungus that compromises the immune system of mosquitoes makes them more susceptible to spreading malaria, say researchers. Because environmental microorganisms like fungi vary greatly from region to region, the findings may help explain why malaria is a bigger...
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Drugs stop seizures by shutting down estrogen

A class of drug that blocks estrogen production can quickly suppresses dangerous seizures, according to a new study. “The effect was profound and very clear,” says senior author Catherine S. Woolley, professor of neurobiology at Northwestern University. “This shows that...
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