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Weight loss: One woman used this simple diet plan to shed 7st – what did she eat? – Express

Eating less and moving more is a great way to lose weight, but some people can find this difficult to stick to.  If looking for more direction, following a specific diet and fitness routine can help slimmers stay focused.  One woman used Reddit to share pictures of her own transformation to encourage others to make… Read More »

Bioengineered Viruses Used to Kill Antibiotic-Resistant Infection

May 10th, 2019 Editors Genetics, Medicine, Public Health, Surgery Scientists at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute have achieved a world’s first of beating a bacterial infection using an engineered virus. This was done in a 15-year-old girl with cystic fibrosis who had a severe case of Mycobacterium. The girl received a double lung transplant, but… Read More »

HIV Used to Treat “Bubble Boy” Immune Deficiency

HIV is well known for causing immune deficiency, but in a new twist, researchers have used a disabled form of the virus to deliver gene therapy that successfully treated children with inherited immune system impairment. Researchers at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis tested the experimental approach in eight infants with severe combined immunodeficiency… Read More »