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
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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July 31, 2015 A new study examines how consuming the concentrated extract of thylakoids found in spinach can reduce hunger and cravings. Thylakoids encourage the release of satiety hormones, which is very ... read more
July 31, 2015 Basal-like breast cancer (BLBC) is an aggressive form of breast cancer and is often referred to as "triple negative," which means it is not responsive to the common medical therapeutics. BLBC is more ... read more
July 31, 2015 Babies conceived by women who drink alcohol around the time of conception face dramatically increased risks of type 2 diabetes and obesity in early middle age, a study has ... read more
July 31, 2015 Precise targeting biological molecules, such as cancer cells, for treatment is a challenge, due to their sheer size. Now, scientists have proposed an advanced solution that can potentially be applied ... read more
July 30, 2015 Highly active anti-retroviral therapy has helped millions survive the human immunodeficiency virus. Unfortunately, HIV has a built-in survival mechanism, creating reservoirs of latent, inactive virus ... 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