A new study published in the American Society for Microbiology’s online journal, mBio, shows that scientists are on the verge of creating a ‘broad-spectrum’ vaccine that can provide a wide range of protection against different influenza strains.
Researchers change the… Read More
Results of a post-mortem examination of brain tissue has added a new suspect to the list of causes for Alzheimer’s disease.
It was believed that one of the important causes of the disease were amyloid plaques in the brain tissue.… Read More
Lithium is being touted as a way to restore basic biological processes in human cells and animal models, according to researchers at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.
“By adjusting basic biological activities involved in cell death and energy production, we… Read More
The number of Lyme disease cases is on the rise in the U.S. according to a study using data spanning two decades by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
The study tracked the distribution of reported Lyme disease… Read More
About 30% of Canadians are not taking their medications as prescribed, according to a survey by the Canadian Pharmacists Association (CPhA).
Citing repeat visits to clinics and emergency rooms, recurring illnesses and worsening medical conditions, CPhA is urging expanded programs… Read More
In the latest in a series of organ-on-a-chip technology developments, a team researchers from the NIH’s Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), teamed up with researchers from the U.S. and South Korea to design… Read More
Consumer Reports is removing liquid laundry pods from its list of recommended detergents.
This decision comes in the wake of reports that more and more children are being harmed by the liquid laundry packets. In a report published on their… Read More
The Department of Health in North Dakota has confirmed the West Nile virus (WNV) disease in a human serum sample. This is the first case of human infection of the dangerous virus in 2015.
With the monsoon coming earlier this… Read More
An eight-minute undercover video alleging the sale of fetal body parts has sparked controversy across the U.S.
The video was taken via hidden camera by anti-abortion activists posing as the employees of a biotech firm. The video was edited and… Read More
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced this week that Barber Foods is recalling more than a million pounds of frozen, raw stuffed chicken products due to Salmonella concerns.
The chicken products were produced between… Read More