Malaria Parasite May Have Found Way To Thwart Protective Genetic Variation

March 31, 2010
Each year at least 350 million people around the world are infected by malaria parasites.   More than one million people, mainly young children, succumb to the disease.   But...
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Genetic Variant May Influence Susceptibility to HIV

July 16, 2008
A gene variant found mainly in people with African ancestry increases the odds of HIV infection in African Americans exposed to the virus says a study published today. Once infection...
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