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Infection and inflammation, is there medication for the future?

Infection and inflammation, is there medication for the future?

A new study has mapped how the body’s own peptides act to reduce infection and inflammation by deactivating the toxic substances formed in the...
What are the five leading causes of death in Spain?

What are the five leading causes of death in Spain?

Ischaemic heart disease, dementia, stroke, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and lung cancer have been revealed as the five main causes of death in...
Many European countries yet to enact policies to eradicate hepatitis C virus

Many European countries yet to enact policies to eradicate hepatitis C virus

There are still many European countries that have yet to enact focused policies to eliminate hepatitis, according to the European Liver Patients’ Association (ELPA)...
The past, present and future of Wageningen Bioveterinary Research

The past, present and future of Wageningen Bioveterinary Research

Dr Riks Maas and Professor Jeroen Kortekaas discuss the pioneering work of Wageningen Bioveterinary Research in the fields of viral vaccine development and animal...
New outbreaks of measles virus have been reported across EUEEA

New outbreaks of measles virus have been reported across EU/EEA

The outbreak of the measles virus continues across EU/EEA countries, according to the latest Communicable Diseases Threats Report (CDTR). In a report on the European...
Alzheimer’s and herpes virus link has been highlighted in new study

Alzheimer’s and herpes virus link has been highlighted in new study

A new commentary by scientists at the universities of Manchester and Edinburgh, UK, on a study by Taiwanese epidemiologists has shown support for the...
Improving migrant healthcare using newly developed alert system

Improving migrant healthcare using newly developed alert system

ISGlobal researchers have collaborated with primary care professionals to develop a computerised alert system that will provide screening recommendations to improve overall migrant healthcare. The...
Listeria monocytogenes outbreak kills nine

Listeria monocytogenes outbreak kills nine

Nine people have died due to a Listeria monocytogenes outbreak, with experts warning that new cases may yet emerge. As of 8 June 2018 and since...
£2m awarded to Warwick University to help fight viral disease in East Africa

£2m awarded to Warwick University to help fight viral disease in East Africa

The University of Warwick, UK, has been awarded £2m (~€2.2m) for a project which aims to tackle the spread of viral disease in East...
Nobel Prize-winning technology has revealed herpes virus structure

Nobel Prize-winning technology has revealed herpes virus structure

Researchers at the Medical Research Council (MRC), UK, have successfully used the Nobel Prize-winning technology cryo-electron microscopy to reveal a detailed structure of the...
Undetected Zika A infections could be triggering miscarriages and stillbirths

Undetected Zika A infections could be triggering miscarriages and stillbirths

Symptomless Zika A infections may be a contributing factor to miscarriages and stillbirths, new research on nonhuman primates (NHPs) suggests. In a collaborative study between...
Having a penicillin allergy increases risk of superbug infections

Having a penicillin allergy increases risk of superbug infections

Patients with a recorded penicillin allergy on their medical records are at risk of develop drug-resistant superbug infections such as MRSA, a new study...

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