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Feb 27, 2015 11:53 AM ET
Researchers have found encouraging results in tests on monkeys of a new gene therapy strategy that leaves HIV unable to replicate. It's still early, but the treatment at least offers hope in science's duel with the virus.
Feb 20, 2015 11:44 AM ET // AFP
Parasites resistant to the frontline malaria drug have spread westward from southeast Asia to just short of the Indian border.
Jan 27, 2015 12:20 PM ET
With the recent measles outbreak linked to a certain famous mouse's home turf in California, the spotlight has been thrown back onto a disease that was thought largely eradicated in the United States.
Jan 23, 2015 10:30 AM ET // Bahar Gholipour, LiveScience
The map reveals exactly which proteins are special to organs, and which ones are common across all tissues in the body.
Jan 15, 2015 12:18 PM ET
Ready for this? Our DNA contains more than 100,000 pieces of virus DNA. They might even be responsible for our super-charged homo sapien brains, so it's not as icky as it all sounds.
Jan 9, 2015 03:30 PM ET // AFP
This year the predominant strain is h3N2, which has been shown to be more virulent than other kinds.
Jan 6, 2015 10:00 AM ET // Discovery News
Cold viruses thrive in the cooler environs of the nose where the immune response of the body's cells is weaker, research shows.
Dec 19, 2014 09:50 AM ET // Discovery News
Dr. Victor Willoughby, who contracted the disease on Saturday, was the 11th doctor in his country to die from the deadly disease.
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