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 - 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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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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May 29, 2015 While the overall rate of colorectal cancer (CRC) is declining, CRC specifically among young patients is increasing. Previous studies have shown that CRC in patients younger than 50 years old tends ... read more
May 28, 2015 Different people can vary substantially in their genetic susceptibility to viruses, including HIV. Although the biology that underlies this variation in humans is still being uncovered, it seems that ... read more
May 28, 2015 Researchers have discovered a key molecular pathway that aids in the renewal of taste buds, a finding that may help cancer patients suffering from an altered sense of taste during ... read more
May 28, 2015 The human sensory systems contend with enormous diversity in the natural world. But it has been known for a long time the brain is adapted to exploit statistical regularities that nonetheless arise ... read more
May 28, 2015 Life-threatening liver inflammation can be caused by excess alcohol, fatty foods, toxins, as well as viral, bacterial, and parasite infections. A study reports that a specific immune cell type in the ... 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