Cold Sores: Here's How Stress, Illness and Even Sunburn Trigger Flareups

Cold Sores: Here’s How Stress, Illness and Even Sunburn Trigger Flareups

The discovery could lead to new ways to prevent cold sores and recurrent herpes-related eye disease from reoccurring, the researchers say.

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HIV Drugs May Help Prevent Blinding Macular Degeneration

HIV Drugs May Help Prevent Blinding Macular Degeneration

Drugs known as Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors, or NRTIs, could help prevent macular degeneration, a new study suggests.

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Blood Discoveries Advance Effort to Grow Organs, Battle Cancer

Blood Discoveries Advance Effort to Grow Organs, Battle Cancer

New findings offer important insights into how hemogenic endothelial cells form and give rise to the cells that manufacture blood.

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Strange Colon Discovery Explains Racial Disparities in Colorectal Cancer

Strange Colon Discovery Explains Racial Disparities in Colorectal Cancer

A team of scientists led by two UVA researchers found that one side of the colon ages faster than the other, but which side ages first differs between people of African and European descent.

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iTHRIV Distributes $200,000 to Fund Innovative Research Projects

iTHRIV Distributes $200,000 to Fund Innovative Research Projects

iTHRIV has funded research projects to battle Parkinson’s disease, celiac disease, epilepsy and more.

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