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How scientists are preparing for a world without antibiotics

5 strategies for beating antibiotic resistance<p>The drugs that have protected us from virulent bacteria for more than seventy years are slowly losing their edge, and we need new weapons. Disease-causing bacteria are becoming impervious to antibiotics that once wiped them out, including some drugs …

Researchers identify antibody that kills 98% of HIV strains

Scientists may be getting closer to finding an effective way to prevent transmission of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), the virus that leads …

Scientists develop drug that 'could cure HIV and Aids'

Scientists have developed a drug they hope could lead to a cure for HIV and Aids.<p>Reseachers in Israel have identified a protein they claim can reduce …

White Blood Cells

There's Been A Major Shift In Zika Virus Transmission In Miami

It's good news -- and bad news.<p>First, the good news in Miami: Wynwood, the first U.S. neighborhood to experience local Zika virus transmission, is no longer considered an active transmission zone because no new cases have been reported since early August.<p>The U.S. Centers for Disease Control And …

Birth in a Time of Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

GENEVA/NEW YORK (Project Syndicate) - King Henry VIII, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, and Mary Shelley, author of Frankenstein, all lost their mothers to infections following childbirth, and literature abounds with tragic stories of maternal death, from <i>A Christmas Carol</i> to <i>Wuthering Heights, Far From the</i> …

Niche-Specific Impact of a Symbiotic Function on the Persistence of Microbial Symbionts within a Natural Host

• Subhash C. Verma* and<br>• Tim Miyashiro<p>Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, …

Programme to detect infectious diseases like Zika set up as early as 2 years ago: Gan

SINGAPORE: Authorities in Singapore have been working with general practitioners to detect infectious diseases like Zika under a surveillance …

Boost to Immunotherapy by Switching Off Immunosuppression in Cancer, Crohn's and Alzheimer's

Dr. Judith A. Varner from The University of California San Diego's Department of Pathology and Medicine said "Immunotherapies, such as T cell …

Over 100 bodies found in London – Investigation reveals shocking discovery

Bodies discovered in a pit near Liverpool underwent DNA testing, leading scientists to a massive discovery.<p>Crossrail reported a burial pit contained …

Archaeology