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New research indicates that unvaccinated adults cost the U.S. more than $7 billion a year

Posted in Medicine on 17th Oct, 2016
by Alex Muller

Researchers studied 10 vaccines recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Single low dose anti-malaria drug successful in mice

Posted in Medicine on 9th Sep, 2016
by Alex Muller

Scientists say they have found a new compound that stops malaria in animal studies with a single, low dose.

Ice Bucket Challenge funds gene discovery in ALS (MND) research

Posted in Science on 28th Jul, 2016
by Alex Muller

The Ice Bucket Challenge that went viral in 2014 has funded an important scientific gene discovery in the progressive neurodegenerative disease ALS, the ALS Association says.

Brain disease leads to new understanding of bacterial behavior

Posted in Science on 9th Jul, 2016
by Alex Muller

The finding could explain how infectious bacteria make their way to the brain and spinal cord.

Viral hepatitis 'kills as many as Aids or TB'

Posted in Science on 8th Jul, 2016
by Alex Muller

Viral hepatitis is one of the leading killers across the globe, with a death toll that matches Aids or tuberculosis, research in the Lancet suggests.