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Premature babies with heart abnormalities finds cure

Heart abnormalities from premature birth can be corrected with exercise in young adulthood.

06 May 2019 9:30 AM

Can gene therapy be harnessed to fight the AIDS virus?

Scientists believe gene therapy ultimately will provide a long-term solution.

13 Feb 2018 12:14 PM

Scientists start human trials for cancer vaccine that kills tumours with one jab

Experts from Stanford University develop vaccine that could attack and destroy tumours all over the body following a single injection.

02 Feb 2018 3:37 PM

Mosquito genes hold key to halting dengue spread: study

We do not have vaccines for all the different viral diseases caused by this mosquito.

25 Jan 2018 5:23 PM

Atacama Desert contains microorganisms that may cure HIV

One strain of bacteria found is proven to be an inhibitor of an enzyme that allows the HIV virus to reproduce itself.

29 Nov 2017 8:27 AM


Antacids may help fight tuberculosis, say experts

Research finds people who used lansoprazole, as opposed to similar drugs omeprazole or pantoprazole, are a third less likely to develop TB.

22 Nov 2017 12:01 PM

Now Zika virus can be fought using anti-malaria drug

Medication, called chloroquine, has a long history of safe use during pregnancy, and is relatively inexpensive.

18 Nov 2017 8:18 AM

New 'safe' immunotherapy offers hope for cancer patients with HIV

New category of immunotherapies, called checkpoint inhibitors, appears safe to use in patients with both advanced malignancies and HIV.

08 Nov 2017 8:12 AM

Scientists discover five new malaria vaccine targets

Finding shows that future malaria vaccines may be most effective if they target multiple parasite factors.

25 Oct 2017 8:39 AM

Genetic test could recognise signs of secondary breast cancer early

Secondary cancer, known as metastasis, is most common cause of death in breast cancer patients as there are few effective treatments.

24 Oct 2017 8:20 AM


Scientists may have created molecule that could eliminate HIV

Group of scientists have been looking for ways to eliminate 'reservoirs' where virus hides, and researchers may have developed a solution.

06 Oct 2017 12:20 PM

Woman claims she can save lives with black magic

The woman's website attracts millions of visitors.

25 Sep 2017 5:19 PM

Better therapies may be in offing with novel HIV tracking approach

Research used novel live-cell fluorescent imaging system that allowed them to identify individual particles associated with infection.

19 Aug 2017 10:29 AM

Scientists from Australia have breakthrough in treatment for peanut allergy

Study saw children with allergies being given probiotic along with small doses of a peanut protein over 18-months bore positive results.

18 Aug 2017 9:02 AM

Gold nano-particles maybe useful in treating lung cancer says study

Researchers have completed study which shows precious metal increases effectiveness of drugs used to treat lung cancer cells.

07 Aug 2017 10:59 AM


Tailor-made cancer 'vaccine' proves safe: Trial results

Recent advances in technology have made it possible to create a therapy that is suited to target an individual's tumour.

06 Jul 2017 2:52 PM

Now a nasal spray to fight HIV

Study sees virus spreading through brain, suggests creating nose spray to combat it

20 Jun 2017 7:08 PM

Solution for hot flushes during menopause found

Jogging or cycling can help a great deal during menopause

28 Dec 2016 9:26 AM