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Anthrax scare due to lab mix up

Anthrax scare due to lab mix up

Soft cheeses health threat to expectant mums

Soft cheeses health threat to expectant mums

Anthrax scare in Pentagon false alarm

Anthrax scare in Pentagon false alarm

New immunotherapeutic approach against anthrax

New immunotherapeutic approach against anthrax

£800,000 to boost research into fighting viruses

£800,000 to boost research into fighting viruses

Study examines lessons learned at Africa's first public antiretroviral treatment clinic

Study examines lessons learned at Africa's first public antiretroviral treatment clinic

Researchers identify biochemical target that could lead to a new class of antibiotics to fight TB

Researchers identify biochemical target that could lead to a new class of antibiotics to fight TB

Better air onboard reduces spread of disease on aircrafts

Better air onboard reduces spread of disease on aircrafts

Biologists discover why 10% of Europeans are safe from HIV infection

Biologists discover why 10% of Europeans are safe from HIV infection

Study examines lessons learned at Africa's first public antiretroviral treatment clinic

Study examines lessons learned at Africa's first public antiretroviral treatment clinic

Four new cases of human avian influenza reported in Vietnam

Four new cases of human avian influenza reported in Vietnam

Lack of clear definition for anaphylaxis puts millions at risk

Lack of clear definition for anaphylaxis puts millions at risk

Cockroach allergen is the primary contributor to childhood asthma in inner-city homes

Cockroach allergen is the primary contributor to childhood asthma in inner-city homes

Two chemicals boost immune cells' ability to fight HIV without gene therapy

Two chemicals boost immune cells' ability to fight HIV without gene therapy

Risky injection behaviors are established at the onset of injection drug use

Risky injection behaviors are established at the onset of injection drug use

Study looks at the ability of some monkey species to resist developing AIDS

Study looks at the ability of some monkey species to resist developing AIDS

Diseases caused by the environment

Diseases caused by the environment

Government is treating the symptoms and not fighting the causes of infectious diseases

Government is treating the symptoms and not fighting the causes of infectious diseases

Liquorice - the black stuff we love to eat, may help prevent cancer

Liquorice - the black stuff we love to eat, may help prevent cancer

alpha-defensin-1, a protein found in immune cells, can control HIV infection

alpha-defensin-1, a protein found in immune cells, can control HIV infection