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How cats could help to treat HIV

A study has unraveled the structure of a protein that fuels drug resistance in feline immunodeficiency virus. The finding may lead to new HIV treatments.

Platypus milk: The key to preventing deadly infections?

Everyone knows that the platypus is an oddball. However, platypus milk might help us find a solution to a pressing problem: antibiotic resistance.

How can we overcome loneliness?

Loneliness is an epidemic and a major risk factor for premature death, recent research suggests. So what can we do to prevent and overcome it?

How to identify papular urticaria

Learn about papular urticaria, a skin reaction to insect bites. We examine the symptoms and causes of the condition, along with treatment and prevention.

Squirrels and stroke treatment: What’s the connection?

The process by which the brains of ground squirrels are protected against low oxygen during hibernation could lead to a new treatment for ischemic stroke.

Your dog could help you live longer

Your pooch is not just great company. A new study finds that our four-legged friends could reduce the likelihood of premature death.

Bugs in the basement? Here’s why

A new study of arthropods in 50 U.S. homes suggests that their diversity is influenced more by access to the outdoors than the behavior of human residents.

Six surprising health risks in your home

The home is a safe haven, but are we aware of the health risks hidden in its nooks and crannies? Here we investigate the less obvious domestic hazards.

How does rabies cause aggression?

New research investigates the molecular mechanism that allows the rabies virus to induce aggressive behavior in the infected host.

Caring for a sick pet can increase anxiety, depression

A pioneering study looks at the impact of caregiver burden among owners of sick animals. The results point to elevated stress and poorer quality of life.