Medications

New approach could lead to a lifetime flu vaccine

If the virus that causes flu were an ice cream cone, then the yearly vaccine teaches the immune system to recognize just the scoop – chocolate one year, strawberry the next. As the virus changes each year, so too must the ...

Health

Why cows are getting a bad rap in lab-grown meat debate

A battle royal is brewing over what to call animal cells grown in cell culture for food. Should it be in-vitro meat, cellular meat, cultured meat or fermented meat? What about animal-free meat, slaughter-free meat, artificial ...

Cardiology

A nanoparticle inhalant for treating heart disease

A team of researchers from Italy and Germany has developed a nanoparticle inhalant for treating people suffering from heart disease. In their paper published in the journal Science Translational Medicine, the group describes ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Breakdown of ages in a population is key to impact of disease

How a disease outbreak affects a group of animals depends on the breakdown of ages in the population, an animal study has shown. The findings could help scientists better understand how events such as disease outbreaks may ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Investigation into new molecules for potential Alzheimer's treatment

Two significant research studies have been published in Molecular Pharmaceutics and Current Alzheimer Research regarding molecules that could potentially treat Alzheimer's disease. The chief researcher in both studies was ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Making embryos from three people doesn't look unsafe

Britain's fertility regulator says controversial techniques to create embryos from the DNA of three people "do not appear to be unsafe" even though no one has ever received the treatment, according to a new report released ...

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