Sunday, September 25, 2022

UN-backed report warns against complacency in fight against Aids

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Peter Piot has spent much of the past year focused on Ebola — the virus he helped discover as a young Belgian microbiologist in...

Smartphones can cause unwanted painful shocks to people wearing cardiac devices

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A new research presented at EHRA EUROPACE CARDIOSTIM 2015 has revealed that cardiac device wearers should keep a safe distance from smartphones in order...

5-day diet that mimics fasting may reduce cancer risk

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Fasting has long been acclaimed as an effective way to lose weight, improve the immune system and boost brain function. But doctors have been...

Scientists Hopeful for New Malaria Drug

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Scientists who have developed a new drug to treat malaria say they're extremely hopeful it will work against existing drug-resistant strains of the disease....

HIV vaccine method approaches human trial

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An HIV vaccine trigger tested in a mouse model successfully readied the immune system to repel the virus, according to studies published Thursday. A...

‘Exceptional responders’ to cancer drugs draw scrutiny from scientists

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Grace Silva and Karen Coakley are both 59, mothers living in the Boston suburbs and patients at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, where they have spent...

4 Surprising Reasons You Have Bags Under Your Eyes

You regularly log 7 to 9 hours of sleep, aren't suffering through allergies and puffiness doesn't run in your family. So what gives? One...

A blood test can tell every virus you’ve ever had

Test detects every known human virus from single drop of blood Washington: Researchers have developed a new test that can detect every known human...

How Much Should a Miracle Drug Cost?

Millions of hepatitis C sufferers now have access to a cure, but insurance companies and lawmakers are balking at the price tag. Shima Andre, a...

Maternal mortality in Africa: investigating more, acting more

Maternal mortality remains a major public health issue in developing countries, particularly those in sub-Saharan Africa, and is one of the key indicators of...