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Green tea flavonoid helps prevent hepatitis C virus from entering liver

A flavonoid found in green tea inhibits the hepatitis C virus (HVC) from entering the liver, a new study has found Continue reading “Green tea flavonoid helps prevent hepatitis C virus from entering liver” »  More...

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By BioNews On Wednesday, November 30th, 2011
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Dip in AIDS deaths: UN report (Dec 1 is World AIDS Day)

The number of people dying due to HIV-AIDS has declined by nearly 0.4 million in the last five years due to improved healthcare, a UN report said Wednesday Continue reading “Dip in AIDS deaths: UN report (Dec More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, November 29th, 2011
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AIDS on the downswing in Brazil, but 630,000 still sick

The mortality rate from AIDS in Brazil fell from 7.6 per 100,000 suffering from the disease to 6.3 between 1998 and 2010 Continue reading “AIDS on the downswing in Brazil, but 630,000 still sick” »  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, November 24th, 2011
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How antibody disarms HIV virus by using its sugar cloak

A new study has shed light on how one broadly neutralizing HIV antibody actually uses part of the sugary cloak to help bind to the virus and disarm it Continue reading “How antibody disarms HIV virus by using More...

By BioNews On Sunday, November 6th, 2011
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Discovery on measles could spur less toxic cancer cure

A new discovery about the measles virus, arguably the most virulent pathogen which afflicts 10 million children worldwide, could also help spur less toxic cancer treatments Continue reading “Discovery on measles More...

By BioNews On Thursday, November 3rd, 2011
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Powerful HIV Inhibitor makes virus mutation ‘nearly impossible’

US scientists have created an inhibitor using a combination of two drugs to help prevent HIV virus from being transmitted Continue reading “Powerful HIV Inhibitor makes virus mutation ‘nearly impossible’” More...

By BioNews On Thursday, November 3rd, 2011
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What makes measles world’s most contagious viral disease

Mayo Clinic researchers have discovered why measles is so much more contagious than other respiratory viruses Continue reading “What makes measles world’s most contagious viral disease” »  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, November 1st, 2011
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Around 60,000 new HIV/AIDS cases in China

China has recorded about 429,000 registered AIDS patients and HIV carriers by the end of September, Xinhua reported Continue reading “Around 60,000 new HIV/AIDS cases in China” »  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, October 20th, 2011
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Hendra virus vaccine comes closer to reality

A revolutionary new human antibody is showing promise against deadly Hendra virus, US researchers say Continue reading “Hendra virus vaccine comes closer to reality” »  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, October 11th, 2011
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Largest virus yet discovered found off the coast of Chile

Scientists have isolated the largest virus yet discovered from ocean water pulled up off the coast of Chile Continue reading “Largest virus yet discovered found off the coast of Chile” »  More...