Medications

Tapeworm vaccine gets US $200,000 funding boost

Professor Marshall Lightowlers, from the Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences, is the principal investigator for a US$200,000 (A$272,000) grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for his work on a Taenia ...

Medical research

Researchers develop 'SMART' vaccines that are safe, effective

(Medical Xpress)—The question facing pathobiologist Paulo Verardi is not whether vaccines are effective in controlling disease – they are – it is how they can be made both highly safe and highly effective at the same ...

Medical research

Emu oil may help in common bowel diseases

New research is showing that emu oil has therapeutic potential for the treatment of a variety of common bowel diseases in addition to the intestinal damage caused by cancer chemotherapy.

Diabetes

Spanish researchers cure type 1 diabetes in dogs

Researchers from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB), led by Fàtima Bosch, have shown for the first time that it is possible to cure diabetes in large animals with a single session of gene therapy. As published ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How does fibrosis occur in Crohn's disease?

New research has shown that a protein, known as IL-13, could be the key to the development of fibrosis in Crohn's disease. This breakthrough could help to advance new medicines to treat people suffering with the disease.

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