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Recent SARS outbreak blamed on lab technician

Recent SARS outbreak blamed on lab technician

Pneumococcal vaccination now free in Ontario

Pneumococcal vaccination now free in Ontario

From potent painkillers to humble cough syrups, the same medicines that help patients misused by teens

From potent painkillers to humble cough syrups, the same medicines that help patients misused by teens

In Africa only a quarter of infants under six months of age are fed exclusively on breast milk

In Africa only a quarter of infants under six months of age are fed exclusively on breast milk

Mucus may be the key to new treatments for cystic fibrosis

Mucus may be the key to new treatments for cystic fibrosis

Harmless form of the herpes virus may help create a vaccine for Alzheimer’s disease

Harmless form of the herpes virus may help create a vaccine for Alzheimer’s disease

U-M scientists say Wnt protein prevents obesity by inhibiting fat cell development

U-M scientists say Wnt protein prevents obesity by inhibiting fat cell development

Launch of the Jeffrey Modell Diagnostic Center for Primary Immunodeficiencies

Launch of the Jeffrey Modell Diagnostic Center for Primary Immunodeficiencies

Understanding how some diseases evade our body's defense system may help explain the incomplete control of chronic viral infections by the immune system

Understanding how some diseases evade our body's defense system may help explain the incomplete control of chronic viral infections by the immune system

Duloxetine reduces stress urinary incontinence and improves quality of life for women

Duloxetine reduces stress urinary incontinence and improves quality of life for women

The EU is contributing €9 million to the “Vigilance against Viral Resistance” (VIRGIL) project

The EU is contributing €9 million to the “Vigilance against Viral Resistance” (VIRGIL) project

A viral respiratory infection common in children increases the risk of developing asthma

A viral respiratory infection common in children increases the risk of developing asthma

A single dose of a test vaccine sprayed into the nose protects monkeys against the SARS virus

A single dose of a test vaccine sprayed into the nose protects monkeys against the SARS virus

Animal vaccine shows potential for the development of human SARS immunisation

Animal vaccine shows potential for the development of human SARS immunisation

Pollution kills more than three milion children under the age of five every year

Pollution kills more than three milion children under the age of five every year

MRSA superbugs emerged independently in at least eight countries including the UK

MRSA superbugs emerged independently in at least eight countries including the UK

Sixty-four percent of the public thought that a public restroom doorknob has more germs than an ATM

Sixty-four percent of the public thought that a public restroom doorknob has more germs than an ATM

European marketing approval for new influenza vaccine

European marketing approval for new influenza vaccine

Can ginger increase metabolic rate and improve circulation in the hands and feet?

Can ginger increase metabolic rate and improve circulation in the hands and feet?

Staying stress free in your twenties reduces high blood pressure risk later on

Staying stress free in your twenties reduces high blood pressure risk later on