Universal flu vaccine comes closer

Posted in Medicine on 24th Aug, 2015
by Alex Muller

Researchers say they are closer to developing a vaccine to give life-long protection against any type of flu, after promising trials in animals.

A diagnostic platform capable of detecting over 30 Diseases in a Single Drop of Blood

Posted in Medicine on 18th Aug, 2015
by Alex Muller

A diagnostic platform capable of assessing an individuals real-time immune system response to specific diseases.

Ebola crisis in Guinea 'has set back malaria fight'

Posted in Medicine on 25th Jun, 2015
by Alex Muller

Malaria deaths since the Ebola outbreak began will far exceed the number of Ebola deaths in the country, which now stand at 2,444.

HIV vaccine approach nears human trial

Posted in Science on 21st Jun, 2015
by Alex Muller

A study indicates it is possible to trigger the antibody system, with an engineered molecule that mimics a vulnerable region of HIV, to make neutralizing antibodies.

A new flu drug gives the body time to defend itself

Posted in Science on 17th Jun, 2015
by Alex Muller

Past flu-fighting drugs have targeted the virus itself. But a new drug called Vasculotide reinforces the cellular barrier in the lungs, giving the body more time to rid itself of the virus.