Alarm as 'super malaria' spreads in South East Asia

Posted in Medicine on 24th Sep, 2017
by Alex Muller

This dangerous form of the malaria parasite cannot be killed with the main anti-malaria drugs.

Ultra-tough antibiotic to fight superbugs

Posted in Medicine on 30th May, 2017
by Alex Muller

US scientists have re-engineered a vital antibiotic in a bid to wipe out one of the world's most threatening superbugs.

Scientists have an antibody that neutralises 98% of HIV strains

Posted in Medicine on 19th Nov, 2016
by Alex Muller

We're closer than ever to an HIV vaccine.

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.

Zika infection may affect adult brain cells

Posted in Medicine on 21st Aug, 2016
by Alex Muller

Populations of cells that serve to replace lost or damaged neurons throughout adulthood, and are also thought to be critical to learning and memory.