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Enzyme that could stop Ebola virus from spreading identified

The virus uses the host factor enzyme PP2A-B56 to start producing proteins.

30 Dec 2017 6:40 PM

New way to stop HIV in its tracks found

Without this protein, the virus became stranded in the cytoplasm, where it was detected by the viral defence system.

04 Dec 2017 6:46 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

Scientists decode how HIV hacks cells

Scientists discover previously unknown details about how HIV, may offer new avenue for drugs to combat the virus.

09 Nov 2017 9:16 AM

How Zika virus infects developing brain decoded

Zika virus can infect these early microglia, sneaking into the brain where they transmit the virus to other brain cells.

29 Oct 2017 12:32 PM


Scientists finally discover last unknown structure of HIV virus

Researchers claim if this part of viral cell’s assembly is stopped, the HIV virus will not be able to replicate.

20 Oct 2017 10:54 AM

Zika vaccine made from genome shows promise in early human trial

Unlike conventional vaccines, it is made by reproducing sections of virus genome in lab.

06 Oct 2017 7:55 AM

Mutation in Zika virus in 2013 led to birth defects, study finds

The mutation in one of its structural proteins, called pRM, is believed to have arisen prior to the 2013 outbreak in French Polynesia.

29 Sep 2017 8:11 AM

Antibody that protects against Zika, dengue identified: Study

An antibody that protects from dengue virus is also effective against Zika, a study has found.

26 Sep 2017 5:50 PM

New method to track HIV infection developed

This could help scientists what the virus needs to do to infect a cell.

21 Aug 2017 1:12 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

Android users at risk, new malware called "Invisible Man" found

The malware attacks the financial details stored in the Android smartphone.

04 Aug 2017 5:45 PM

Zika infection may not spread by kissing, sharing spoon

Zika virus is transmitted to people, primarily through the bite of an infected Aedes species mosquito.

03 Aug 2017 4:39 PM

Ebola can persist in survivor's semen 2 years after infection

Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill made the discovery.

03 Aug 2017 3:14 PM

World Breastfeeding Week: Sustaining breastfeeding together!

Breast milk contains antibodies that help the baby fight off viruses and bacteria.

02 Aug 2017 1:09 PM


This monsoon, let's be HepAware!

WHO reports Hepatitis A is one of the most frequent causes of food-borne infections

19 Jul 2017 11:26 AM

Woman dies of rare tick-borne virus

Only 13 people in the world have been affected by the deadly Bourbon virus.

18 Jul 2017 1:36 PM

New cyber attack strikes globe, researchers see 'WannaCry' link

The ransomware virus crippled computers running Microsoft Corp's Windows by encrypting hard drives and overwriting files.

28 Jun 2017 8:07 AM

Ebola vaccine comes closer to reality

Recently there have been clusters of Ebola cases in Africa.

21 Jun 2017 9:00 AM

The Dridex Banking Trojan: an ever-evolving threat

Dridex mainly targets customers of banking institutions in Europe - has been owned and developed by the same people since its creation.

31 May 2017 1:37 PM