Wednesday 23 April, 2014

Ginseng may prevent influenza

You took it to enhance your sexual performance Continue reading “Ginseng may prevent influenza” »  More...

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By BioNews On Wednesday, April 9th, 2014
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Beware! Kitchens may carry multi-drug resistant bacteria

Prefer spicy restaurant food over home-made delicacies? Get alarmed as hands of food preparers and chopping boards remain a source of transmission for multi-drug resistant bacteria such as E coli Continue reading More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, April 8th, 2014
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Secret of combating malaria lies in sperm!

In a breakthrough, researchers have discovered a way of reducing the fertility of malaria-carrying mosquitoes Continue reading “Secret of combating malaria lies in sperm!” »  More...

By BioNews On Monday, April 7th, 2014
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3D model of human parasite to help curb malaria

There might soon be new approaches to tackle the deadly malaria Continue reading “3D model of human parasite to help curb malaria” »  More...

By BioNews On Friday, April 4th, 2014
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Address vector-borne diseases: WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) Friday called for strengthening the health system across India to address the threat of vector-borne diseases like dengue and malaria Continue reading “Address vector-borne More...

By BioNews On Friday, April 4th, 2014
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Switch that awakens immune cells detected

In a breakthrough, researchers have found the exact biochemical key that awakes the body’s immune cells and sends Continue reading “Switch that awakens immune cells detected” »  More...

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By BioNews On Thursday, April 3rd, 2014
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Vaccination may alter your body odour

Do you know that a simple vaccination at your nearby clinic can trigger a distinct change in your body odour Continue reading “Vaccination may alter your body odour” »  More...

By BioNews On Monday, March 24th, 2014
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Jubilant gets $3.4 mn for new anti-TB drugs

Chemsys, a subsidiary of Indian pharma major Jubilant Life Sciences Ltd, has got an additional $3.4 million Continue reading “Jubilant gets $3.4 mn for new anti-TB drugs” »  More...

This is a representation of an image taken with an electron microscope of one of the numerous spikes that jut out of the surface of HIV. The green area marks the location of the V1V2 region, where CAP256-VRC26 and other broadly neutralizing HIV antibodies bind. The blue, red and circled areas mark the three other sites where most known broadly neutralizing HIV antibodies bind. The flat area at the top represents the surface membrane of the virus.

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By BioNews On Monday, March 3rd, 2014
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A team of researchers discovered HIV-neutralizing antibodies

In an advance for HIV vaccine research, a scientific team has discovered how the immune system makes a powerful antibody that blocks HIV Continue reading “A team of researchers discovered HIV-neutralizing More...

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By IANS On Tuesday, January 15th, 2013
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Scientists closer to shot for black fever

Scientists are close to developing a shot against black fever, a fatal parasitic infection Continue reading “Scientists closer to shot for black fever” »  More...