Plants have been "hijacked" to make polio vaccine in a breakthrough with the potential to transform vaccine manufacture, say scientists.
GENEVA - The World Health Organization published a new classification of antibiotics Tuesday that aims to fight drug resistance, with penicillin-type drugs recommended as the first line of defense
Interdisciplinary research at the University of Leicester has explored the impact of black carbon on bacteria in the respiratory tract
There is hope for over 37 million people infected with HIV globally after five people were reported to be virus-free after undergoing treatment.
The Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) has warned that the prices of essential medicines in the country, such as anti-malarial drugs and antibiotics have risen by over 150 per cent in less tha
The National Centre for Disease Control has faulted the claim by a Nigerian professor of discovering the cure for HIV.
Trials conducted in Guinea, one of the West African countries most affected by an outbreak of Ebola that ended this year, show it offers 100% protection.
In their paper, Neutralization Mechanism of a Highly Potent Antibody Against Zika Virus, Associate Professor Lok Shee-Mei and her team at the Emerging Infectious Disease Programme of Duke-NUS furth
The world is in the grip of a global crisis that kills the equivalent of the populations of Philadelphia, Kampala or Prague - around 1.6 million each year.
One drug can treat three deadly and neglected infections - Chagas disease, leishmaniasis and sleeping sickness - animal studies show.
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