Reuters (June 3, 2013) Researchers at the Harvard Stem Cell Institute have identified a blood protein they say can reverse the aging process in mouse hearts. After introducing the protein into the hearts of old mice, the ... watch video
Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Mar. 16, 2015) The key to creating the next generation of antibiotics could lie in horse dung. That's according to researchers at ETH Zurich and the University of Bonn who have produced copsin, an antibiotic ... watch video
Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Apr. 10, 2015) German scientists create artificial silk by combining spider protein with bacteria usually found in the guts of humans and animals. It's as strong and flexible as the real thing, and because of its ... watch video
Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Sep. 10, 2015) A device that utilizes a blood cleansing engineered protein could prove an effective therapy for patients with sepsis, according to researchers. Ben Gruber reports.
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AP (Oct. 8, 2014) As the Ebola crisis continues in West Africa, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is training doctors, nurses and other health care workers going to work in Ebola Treatment Units in West ... watch video
Washington Post (Feb. 4, 2015) Soka Moses, a physician at an Ebola Treatment Unit in Monrovia, Liberia, discussed why he thinks Liberia cannot be Ebola-free until the virus is gone from West Africa.
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Reuters - Business Video Online (Aug. 8, 2014) Tekmira Pharmaceutical's stock surged further as a change in the FDA's status could clear the way for the use of its experimental Ebola drug. Fred Katayama reports.
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Oct. 6, 2015 New research challenges the assumption that the receptors on the T cells must bind to MHC in a specific orientation in order to trigger a signal to the immune system is not ... read more
Oct. 6, 2015 A new study provides compelling evidence that a simple tool can help predict which patients with cancer may be in their final year of life. The tool, known as the Surprise Question, was found to ... read more
Oct. 6, 2015 Researchers have found a mycobacterium that is more effective in treating superficial bladder cancer and does not cause infections, unlike those used up to now. Mycobacteria ... read more
Oct. 6, 2015 Antibodies protect the body against diseases – but can also harm their own organism if the reactions are misdirected. Researchers have now discovered that a particular sugar in the antibodies ... read more
Oct. 6, 2015 More women may have the option to get an intrauterine device or contraceptive implant immediately after delivering a baby, thanks to expanding Medicaid coverage around the United ... read more
Oct. 6, 2015 A new report shows that a machine learning model using Department of Defense and Army administrative records was able to identify in advance the 5 percent of US Army soldiers serving from 2004 to ... read more
Feb. 10, 2015 An experimental medication that targets a protein in Ebola virus called VP24 protected 75 percent of a group of monkeys that were studied from Ebola virus infection, according to new ... read more
Mar. 13, 2014 With approximately a 90% death rate and no treatment yet available, Marburg virus research and development are a top priority. Once restricted to Africa, cases of the virus have been identified in ... read more