We’re all in this together — we can’t let the diseases win.
Vaccines could go a long way towards alleviating poverty in the area.
Although the case was not yet confirmed, deer farms in the area have already been notified to take extra precautions.
Fortunately, they’re hot on the heels of the mechanisms that allow them to affect brain cells.
Unfortunately… not so many good news this time.
How good are you at detecting diseased people?
“This really is the worst-case scenario,” said one scientist.
Living in a sterile, controlled environment make lab mice not such a good model for human diseases.
We really do have a lot in common with dolphins.
Some pretty bad news for European snakes.
Viruses are mutating and adapting to the human body.
South Africa has announced plans for what will be the continent’s largest study.
Elephants don’t walk on high heels, but they act like they do nevertheless.
Dialysis on the go may soon become reality.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has officially endorsed the world’s first Dengue fever vaccine, a disease that infects 390 million people each year.
Westerners are horror-struck by the prospect of an Ebola or Zika pandemic in their very own neighbourhood. Media panic aside, that’s extremely unlikely thanks to modern medical science. Our close cousins, the Neanderthals, weren’t so lucky tens of thousands of years ago when they first met us, humans. British researchers analyzed ancient bone DNA and sequenced pathogens and found some infectious diseases are far older than we thought. They argue that it’s very likely that humans passed many diseases to Neandertals, the two species having interbred, like tapeworm, tuberculosis, stomach ulcers and types of herpes.
Mouth microbes may be connected to a variety of illnesses, more and more studies are showing. Dental care has been disconnected from general health care for many years now, but the more you start to think about it, the stranger it seems. After all, you don’t really separate any other branch of medicine so… why teeth? It all started in
In what has the potential to be a paradigm shift, doctors report extraordinary progress in treating patients with a severe, terminally form of leukaemia.