Tuesday 02 September, 2014

HIV virus rebound in ‘Mississippi Baby’ dashes hope

In a major blow to the scientific community, the HIV virus that was once vanquished in the ‘Mississippi baby’ by administering aggressive anti-retroviral therapy Continue reading “HIV virus rebound in ‘Mississippi Baby’ dashes hope” »  More...

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By BioNews On Sunday, June 22nd, 2014
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Simple blood tests can save hepatitis patients

Blood tests can save more than 80 percent hepatitis C patients and over 60 percent hepatitis B patients when combined with proper prevention and treatment Continue reading “Simple blood tests can save hepatitis More...

By BioNews On Thursday, June 12th, 2014
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17 die of Ebola virus in Sierra Leone

As many as 17 people have died of the ebola virus in the west African country of Sierra Leone out of the total 46 infected cases found Continue reading “17 die of Ebola virus in Sierra Leone” »  More...

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By BioNews On Friday, May 9th, 2014
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Researchers discovered a new substance that protects against a dangerous virus in Bone marrow transplantation

Letermovir keeps the ubiquitous Cytomegalovirus in check for weakened immune systems of infected transplant patients. Continue reading “Researchers discovered a new substance that protects against a dangerous More...

By BioNews On Monday, April 21st, 2014
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Haj piligrimage to continue despite MERS increase

Saudi Arabia is ready for the annual Islamic haj pilgrimage despite an increase in cases of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) coronavirus infection Continue reading “Haj piligrimage to continue despite More...

By BioNews On Friday, April 18th, 2014
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Scientists identify target for treating dengue

In a significant discovery, researchers have identified a target for dengue fever that can help develop vaccines for the deadly disease that has infected over 100 million people worldwide so far Continue reading More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, April 15th, 2014
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MERS under control, says Saudi Arabia

The Saudi Arabian government has assured citizens that measures were in place to tackle the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) coronavirus that has so far claimed 69 lives in the country Continue reading More...

By BioNews On Monday, April 14th, 2014
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Potential hepatitis C cure found in Chinese herb

In what could revolutionise treatment of patients infected with hepatitis C virus (HCV), scientists have isolated a new compound from Chinese herbal medicines that can inhibit HCV activity by approximately 90 percent More...

By BioNews On Friday, April 11th, 2014
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Paramedic dies of Mers coronavirus infection in UAE

A paramedic in the UAE has died after contacting Mers coronavirus and five others with the infection have been placed in quarantine Continue reading “Paramedic dies of Mers coronavirus infection in UAE” More...

By BioNews On Friday, April 4th, 2014
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Ebola claims more lives in Liberia

The deadly Ebola virus has claimed two more lives in Liberia, Minister of Health and Social Welfare Walter Gwenigale said Thursday Continue reading “Ebola claims more lives in Liberia” »  More...