How HIV progresses

Disease progression from infection to Aids follows a set pattern in most infected individuals, although the rate of disease progression varies from one person to the other. Disease progression from infection to Aids follows a set pattern in most infected individuals, although the rate of disease progression varies from one person to the other. Rapid…

Using Chinese Medicine to Sharpen Your Brain

Do you forget things? Do you need a few cups of coffee in the morning to stay on task? Have you ever walked into a room and wondered why you were there? If so, you’re not alone. Chinese Medicine, a 2500 year old medical system, can help; as it has shown to decrease symptoms of…

Biochemists Discover A New Target For Patients With Diabetes

Focusing on a simple hormone in us all, a Yale researcher has found specific forms of it that poke toxic holes in cells — a discovery that he is leveraging into a treatment for patients with diabetes. 12th International Conference on Pharmaceutical Chemistry during May 20-21, 2019 at Berlin, Germany. The conference emphasizes the theme…

Experts working to globalise ayurveda research and education

International scientists along with experts from the Arya Vaidya Pharmacy and Research Foundation are working on policy recommendations towards globalising and standardising ayurveda research and education across countries. The outcome of the deliberations would be submitted to the government for further perusal, said P R Krishnakumar, head of AVP group of institutions Stating that the…

Promising new class of antibodies protects against HIV-1 infection

A group of scientists at Texas Biomedical Research Institute have zeroed in on a new defense against HIV-1, the virus that causes AIDS. Led by Ruth Ruprecht, M.D., Ph.D., the team used an animal model to show for the first time that an antibody called Immunoglobulin M (IgM) was effective in preventing infection after mucosal…

To Get the Flu Shot or Not?

What is the Flu Shot? The flu shot is an inactivated version of the influenza virus that protects against projected strains of the virus. The vaccine pushes the body to develop antibodies to the given virus about two weeks after receiving the shot. Influenza can be life-threatening, especially for very young children, the elderly, and immune-compromised patients, so many…

Viral immunotherapy shows promise to treat pediatric brain tumors

A viral immunotherapy using a herpes virus to treat brain tumors has been shown to be safe and well-tolerated in a pediatric study from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and Children’s of Alabama. The findings, presented today at the International Symposium on Pediatric Neuro-Oncology in Denver, also showed preliminary evidence of effectiveness in killing…