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FDA Says New Hepatitis C Treatments Are More Effective & Tolerable

FDA says that new medications can cure Hepatitis C in three months, allowing people with the viral disease to live longer and healthier lives. In the past, being diagnosed with hepatitis C meant months of painful drug injections with interferon-based injections. Today, patients with the condition have more and better options, such as […]

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Gonorrhea manipulates an anti-infection mechanism in the female reproductive tract

The bacterium that causes gonorrhea infects the female reproductive tract by breaking connections between cells in the tract’s protective lining, according to new research published in PLOS Pathogens. Gonorrhea is a widespread sexually transmitted disease caused when Neisseria gonorrhoeae bacteria infect the normally protective inner lining of human genital tissues. […]