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AU: "Foodborne diseases: changing epidemiology and disease control" research symposium

1 September 2016

Event co-hosted by the Centre for Infectious Diseases & Microbiology – Public Health (CIDM-PH) and the Marie Bashir Institute (MBI)

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What's Up with Men: SUMS 2016

I spent last week’s Friday at the University of Tampere. The reason was that they hosted this year’s Miestutkimuspäivät (conference on studies on men and masculinities) and I presented a paper there. 676 more words


Banking Risk in the Digital Age

‘Digital risk needs to be a priority for boards, regulators and policy makers’, points out Scott Vincent in his introduction to the Parker-Fitzgerald Quarterly Outlook  44 more words

Common medicines shrink the brain, cause memory loss

Many over-the-counter medicines should be avoided by seniors because they may cause memory loss and problems in thinking, according to scientists. Ordinary medicines like cold and flu tablets, heartburn drugs, and sleeping pills can shrink the brain and slow down thinking. 293 more words

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How Viruses infect Bacteria: A Tale of a Tail

Bacteriophages are viruses that infect bacteria. Using state-of-the-art tools, EPFL scientists have described a million-atom “tail” that bacteriophages use to breach bacterial surfaces. The breakthrough has major implications for science and medicine, as bacteriophages are widely used in research. 595 more words


The Living Donor Protection Act prohibits insurance discrimination

Every year, thousands of Americans donate kidneys, livers, and other organs to save the lives of family members, friends, and even complete strangers. Giving an organ is a tremendous sacrifice and act of generosity for a living donor. 300 more words

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