Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Stopping epidemics in their tracks

Science and technology have the potential to stop future epidemics in their tracks, says Tanja Stadler. But this requires better collaboration between scientists and the authorities.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Novel norovirus strain identified

Norovirus, which is a major cause of acute gastroenteritis, mutates rapidly. Now the researchers of Division of Virology, Kawasaki City Institute for Public Health, Kanagawa, Japan identified a novel genotype of the norovirus.

Oncology & Cancer

CSI-style DNA fingerprinting tracks down cause of cancer spread

(Medical Xpress)—The University of Colorado Cancer Center along with Yale University and the Denver Crime Lab report in the journal PLOS ONE the first proof of cancer's ability to fuse with blood cells in a way that gives ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Alzheimer's disease protein controls movement in mice

Researchers in Berlin and Munich, Germany and Oxford, United Kingdom, have revealed that a protein well known for its role in Alzheimer's disease controls spindle development in muscle and leads to impaired movement in mice ...

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