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Fujifilm CEO says about 20 countries have shown interest in Avigan.
Scientists found a small molecule, Tetrandrine derived from an Asian herb has shown potentcy at inhibiting infection & prevented Ebola virus disease in mice
Research shows that human antibodies can neutralize the Marburg virus, a close cousin to Ebola. Step toward making a Ebola vaccine against this lethal virus
Why you need a vaccination and why you need to also speak to your Dr. about which flu vaccine is best for you before heading to Walgreens to get a flu shot
A Sierra Leonean who worked with children orphaned by Ebola has died of the disease.
Microneedles are designed to dissolve in the skin. Microneedle patches containing polio vaccine stimulate an immune responses necessary for immunization.
Cells affected by Ebola virus disease include the trachea, cornea & conjunctivae. Affected cells release viral progeny & proteins involved in inflammation.
Majority of Americans believe parents should be required have the measles vaccine given to their healthy children. Measles kills 1 of 1,500 infected children.
Research suggest physicians should consider F. necrophorum when treating severe sore throat, known as pharyngitis, in young adults and adolescents.
New study links chicken pox and shingles virus to a condition that inflames blood vessels on temples and scalp in the elderly, called giant cell arteritis
Johns Hopkins researchers working with mice report they have devised a way to detect and monitor infections of dangerous Gram-negative bacteria in real time
Scientists from The Scripps Research Institute announced new advance against the HIV virus, a drug that is so effective, it may work as a anti-HIV vaccine.
The risk remains that Ebola vaccines may not bring the current Ebola outbreak completely under control according to leading international scientists.
Measles is not the only serious disease many people refuse to vaccinate against. Failing to get HPV vaccines can have equally serious consequences as measles
Over 140 new cases after a steady decline of Ebola infections. The number of Ebola virus infections rose in last 2 weeks in Guinea, Sierra Leone & Liberia.
Where does Ebola virus come from & how does Ebola infection spread so quickly? What can be done to stop Ebola outbreak? Is there an Ebola vaccine available?
Research team finds how CBD a component in marijuana works within cells. Findings could provide a new basis for CBD-based treatments for pediatric epilepsy.
3D Vaccine Spontaneously Assembles to manipulate immune cells generating a powerful immune response that pack a blow against Cancer and Infectious Diseases
Chronic stress is a major cause of depression. Medical marijuana for depression help. CBD derived from cannabis could help stabilize moods & ease depression
Over 180 million people worldwide have hepatitis C, contrast to 34 million with HIV/AIDS and 30,000 with Ebola. Yet, few hear about hepatitis C virus (HCV)