US researchers have identified antibodies in lab mice that may be able to prevent infection with the mosquito-borne Zika virus, in what they described Wednesday as a "significant step" toward a vaccine.
Health problems caused by a lack of daily physical exercise cost the world some $67.5 billion (61 billion euros) in 2013 -- more than many countries' GDP, researchers said Thursday.The total was divided between $53.
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Ethiopian scientists have discovered mosquitoes are repulsed by the smell of chicken, raising hopes for the development of a novel way to prevent a disease that kills hundreds of thousands every year.
Tens of thousands of babies may be born with debilitating Zika-related disorders in the course of the outbreak sweeping through Latin America and the Caribbean, researchers said Monday. Mathematical projections suggest about 93.
Scientists in Brazil on Thursday announced they had found the Zika virus in wild specimens of the common Culex mosquito, a separate species from the mosquito known to be the primary means of transmission for the Zika virus.
An interesting new study, using a combination of techniques from biology to mathematics has found that overcoming antibiotic-resistant bacterial infections could be achieved by using a three-drug cocktail, or combination of antibiotics.
Regular exposure to healthy eating and good food choices via social media drive changes to the eating habits of people, such as consuming more fruit and vegetables and eschewing fatty food. This is according to a new study.
Stress affects different people in different ways. Environment is also a factor. Is it possible for a town or city to create a greater feeling of stress compared with another? The outcome of a new survey infers that this is the case.
There’s a lot written about Alzheimer’s disease and the attempts to find treatments. Little is written, however, from the patient’s perspective. One man, with Alzheimer’s, is seeking to change this and offer a unique insight into the condition.