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A new study has suggested that aging is not just about weakening and dying, instead in nature the phenomenon of ageing shows an unexpected diversity of patterns and is altogether rather strange. Researchers from The University of Southern Denmark
Compounds that hit the target may be capable of curing, preventing and blocking the transmission of malaria The discovery of Plasmodium falciparum phosphatidylinositol-4 kinase (PfPI4K) as the target of a novel experimental antimalarial compound
Anti-malarial treatments that act on a new target have the potential to cure, prevent and block the transmission of the disease, U.S. researchers said. The as-yet undeveloped treatments would target an enzyme essential for the growth and development
A team of US researchers has developed the first malaria vaccine that in the first experimental trial provided 100 percent protection against the deadly infection. The results are the best ever obtained for any malaria vaccine under development.
A study in the journal Nature Medicine showed that carnitine in red meat was broken down by bacteria in the gut. This kicked off a chain of events which resulted in higher levels of cholesterol and an increased risk of heart disease. Dieticians
11 July 2012 Author Sir Terry Pratchett, is a high-profile sufferer of Alzheimer's and has campaigned for greater awareness of the condition as well as more research funding Brain scans could detect Alzheimer's disease decades before problems with
The British science journal Nature has published online a Japanese avian influenza report that had been suspended because of U.S. fears it could used to wage bioterrorism. The report by the Japanese team, led by professor Yoshihiro Kawaoka of the
Four months ago the U.S. government sought to block publication of two studies about how scientists created an easily spread form of bird flu. Now a revised version of one paper is seeing the light of day with the government's blessing.
Fla. (AP) — Scientists have found the biggest black holes known to exist — each one 10 billion times the size of our sun. A team led by an astronomer at the University of California at Berkeley discovered the two gigantic black
The treated mice in the study appeared to have 100 percent protection against HIV...He didn't take part in the research. The new study involved injecting mice with a protective gene, an idea that's been tested against HIV