infection

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.

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.