Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Researcher turns 'SARS mask' into a virus killer

(Edmonton) A University of Alberta engineering researcher has developed a new way to treat common surgical masks so they are capable of trapping and killing airborne viruses. His research findings appear in the prestigious ...

Oncology & Cancer

Oral breast cancer vaccine may offer new prevention tool

(Medical Xpress)—A new oral vaccine that produces a novel two-pronged immune system attack on cancer cells could be effective in preventing breast cancer recurrence, according to findings from a collaborative research team ...

Medical research

Goodbye needle, hello smoothie (w/Video)

(PhysOrg.com) -- Instead of a dreaded injection with a needle, someday getting vaccinated against disease may be as pleasant as drinking a yogurt smoothie.

Medical research

Good Bacteria Can Be 'EZ Pass' for Oral Vaccine Against Anthrax

(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers at North Carolina State University have discovered that the good bacteria found in dairy products and linked to positive health benefits in the human body might also be an effective vehicle for ...

Oncology & Cancer

Incidence of HPV-positive head and neck cancer up in the U.S.

(HealthDay)—The rate of head and neck cancers has risen since the 1970s, and most are linked to human papillomavirus (HPV), according to a study recently published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention.

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