1. Bestatin (Ubenimex): Applications in Life Science Research

    Bestatin (Ubenimex): Applications in Life Science Research
    Bestatin, also known as Ubenimex, is a competitive protease inhibitor. It is an inhibitor of aminopeptidase B, leukotriene A4 hydrolase, aminopeptidase N. It is being studied for use in the treatment of acute myelocytic leukemia.
  2. Top 15 NIH Funded Research (2015-2017)

    Top 15 NIH Funded Research (2015-2017)
    The table below displays the annual support level for various research, condition, and disease categories based on grants, contracts, and other funding mechanisms used across the National Institutes of Health (NIH) as well as disease burden data published by the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) at the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC). At the request of Congress, the NIH...
  3. Top 10 HIV Myths

    Top 10 HIV Myths
    For nearly 30 years, HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) and AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome) has been shrouded in myths and misconceptions. In some cases, these misconceptions have prompted the very behaviors that cause more people to become HIV-positive. Although various unanswered questions about HIV remain, researchers have learned a great deal that debunks the ever so prevalent myths surrounding HIV and...
  4. Top Recent HIV/AIDS Research Articles

    Top Recent HIV/AIDS Research Articles
    HIV/AIDS continues to be an epidemic amongst high risk populations. Here are the top current research articles on HIV and AIDS. Potential Clinical and Economic Value of Long-Acting Preexposure Prophylaxis for South African Women at High-Risk for HIV Infection Preexposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is one of the few preventative options available for young South African women of whom are at risk...
  5. Top 10 Deadly Diseases in the World

    Top 10 Deadly Diseases in the World
    Here is a countdown of the Top 10 Deadly Diseases in the World affecting humans everywhere. The information presented here has been compiled via the World Health Organization (WHO)'s reported data. 10. Preterm Birth Complications Although not a disease, an estimated 1 million infants are lost to due to pre-maturity and low birth weight. Most deaths occur after the first week...
  6. Protease Inhibitors Fighting HIV

    Protease Inhibitors Fighting HIV
    HIV relies on the host cell it injects itself into to continue the cycle. By implicating road blocks in this process through protease inhibitors, there is a possibility of halting the replication and spread of the HIV virus. The seven steps of the cycle: The first step of the HIV cycle is binding, when the virus first attaches to a...

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