Monthly Archives: September 2017

Breakthrough in rapid, mass screening for the Ebola virus

A new, faster and safer way of diagnosing the Ebola virus has been developed. …read more

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Good moods may boost flu shot efficacy for seniors

Flu vaccines are often less efficient in seniors, but a new study suggests that positive moods may improve the immune system response in people 65 or over. …read more

By |September 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

Scientists unlock mysteries of how Ebola uses people’s immune defenses to cause infection

Scientists have gained new insight into how the Ebola virus uses the body’s natural defenses to speed the rate of infection and unleash its lethal disease, according to a new report. …read more

By |September 26th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

Researchers identify novel way to target Ebola

Researchers have identified a potential new way to attack Ebola. Scientists have discovered that a protein called Tim-1 (T-cell immunoglobulin and mucin domain-containing protein 1) plays a key role in the development of the cytokine storm seen in the last stages of Ebola infection. …read more

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Extended-spectrum beta-lactamases (ESBL): Infection and treatment

What are extended-spectrum beta-lactamases and what triggers them? How are they transmitted and how can a person prevent an infection? …read more

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