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Open Reading Frame: malaria vaccines, hospital infections & 5-a-day for good health

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Charlotte Watts and Lori Michau on preventing intimate partner violence

Worldwide, intimate partner violence affects 30 percent of women in their lifetime. Researchers now trial a community based intervention in sub-Saharan Africa

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Rod Dillon and Mauricio Sant’Anna on Leishmania and sand fly gut microbiota

Probing gut microbiota of the sand fly reveals how certain yeast and bacteria can prevent the establishment of Leishmania in this disease vector

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Open Reading Frame: anaphylaxis, atherosclerosis & cesarean delivery

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Mark Hall and Jennifer Muszynski on investigating septic shock in children

Research in critical care reveals how the adaptive immune system may have a key role to play in clinical outcomes for children with septic shock

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Martin Widschwendter on epigenetic predictions for non-hereditary breast cancer

A Genome Medicine study shows how epigenetic insights from BRCA1 mutation carriers may help in predicting breast cancer in the general population

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Open Reading Frame: demystifying Yetis, publishing prowess & brighter fluorescence

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Jeffrey Cummings on problems with the Alzheimer’s drug development pipeline

Research uncovers the extent of failure for drug development in Alzheimer’s disease, and the need to increase the number of new candidate drugs

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Open reading frame: breast cancer markers, childhood asthma & antibiotics in obesity

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