Monthly Archives: November 2014

Freshers told ‘it’s not too late’ for MenC vaccine, UK

Immunisation experts and university leaders urge first year university students (Freshers) to come forward for a vaccine to protect them against meningococcal C infection following recent reports… …read more

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Tetanus discovery could lead to motor neuron disease treatment

Scientists have discovered how tetanus neurotoxin enters nerve cells. This newly found pathway could potentially be used to deliver treatment to the nervous system. …read more

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Researchers find important element in the fight against sleeping sickness

Researchers from Aarhus University have taken an important step in the fight against sleeping sickness, a disease that is a major problem in parts of Africa. …read more

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Costly infections in jails likely to be reduced by the use of wash cloths

New research shows providing detainees wash cloths treated with a skin cleanser could reduce the prevalence of Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus) bacteria in U.S. jails. …read more

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Should we worry about tapeworms?

Difficult to detect and prodigious in hunger, tapeworms are the stuff of hypochondriacs’ nightmares. But how much of a threat do they pose to humans? …read more

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