Saturday 20 December, 2014

A new study reveals new ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of the Congo

Image credit: © CIRMF : Analysis of blood samples in CIRMF, Gabon.

While an Ebola epidemic has been raging in West Africa since March 2014, an outbreak of this haemorrhagic fever occurred in the Democratic Republic Continue reading “A new study reveals new ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of the Congo” »  More...

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By BioNews On Monday, September 29th, 2014

Global coalition needed to stop organ traffickers: Study

Organ trafficking could be more widespread than currently reported and a concerted international effort is required to confront the problem Continue reading “Global coalition needed to stop organ traffickers: More...

This image shows the countries at risk of Ebola transmission from animal host species to the human population. The scale reflects the relative probability that transmission of Ebola from a host animal to a human could occur. Areas in red are those where transmission is most likely, whereas those areas shown in blue represent the least likely. Image Credit: Pigott et al.
By BioNews On Monday, September 8th, 2014

Researchers map areas at risk of Ebola outbreak

An international collaboration of researchers has mapped regions most at risk of an Ebola outbreak. Continue reading “Researchers map areas at risk of Ebola outbreak” »  More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, July 9th, 2014

Childhood TB higher than WHO estimates: Study

Children developing tuberculosis (TB) every year in countries most affected by the disease is “25 percent higher” than the total number of new cases worldwide estimated by WHO in 2012 Continue reading More...

By BioNews On Thursday, July 3rd, 2014

WHO targets elimination of TB in over 30 countries

The World Health Organisation (WHO), along with the European Respiratory Society (ERS), Thursday presented a new framework to eliminate tuberculosis (TB) Continue reading “WHO targets elimination of TB in More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

Deaths by prescription painkillers on the rise in US, Canada

More people in the US and Canada are dying from common prescription painkillers than from overdoses of heroin and cocaine combined Continue reading “Deaths by prescription painkillers on the rise in US, Canada” More...

By BioNews On Thursday, May 29th, 2014

Indians play major role in mapping human protein

The existence of several novel proteins in the human body that were never observed or predicted has been uncovered in a two-year project conducted by a group of Indian American scentists and their counterparts here More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, May 28th, 2014

‘Signglasses’ to let deaf people see and feel

In what could open a universe of opportunity for deaf people, a team of scientists have developed a system to project the sign language narration onto several types of glasses Continue reading “‘Signglasses’ More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

Earth Day 2014 with Green cities theme celebrated

More than a billion people around the world celebrated Earth Day Tuesday with the theme ‘Green Cities’ calling for transformation in the public transportation systems to make them more accessible Continue More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

Saudi King dismisses health minister over MERS cases

Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud relieved Health Minister Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al-Rabiah of his post Monday, appointing him as advisor at the Royal Court Continue reading “Saudi King dismisses health More...