US researchers eliminate HIV infection in ‘humanised’ mice

US researchers eliminate HIV infection

Washington, May 2 (IANS) US researchers have successfully removed HIV DNA from the genomes of living animals using a gene-editing tool, boosting the confidence of scientists to eliminate the AIDS virus infection in humans. In a new study published in the journal Molecular Therapy, researchers at Temple University and the University of Pittsburgh on Monday …

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Robots Perform Surgery in 2.5 Minutes

robotic surgery

For a while scientists have toyed with the potential of automated or robotic equipments in the field of medicine and surgery. This idea may now be a reality with the invention of a computer-driven automated drill that is able to perform complex cranial surgery comparatively 50 times faster than the manual procedure. When in use, …

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Antibiotics intake during early pregnancy can land you into a miscarriage

antibiotics in pregnancy

As per an investigation from a study at Faculty of Pharmacy, Université de Montréal in Quebec, Canada; women treating themselves with common antibiotics for early pregnancy infections are at risk. Owing to the various infections that occur during early pregnancy, women tend to consume some antibiotics. The investigation claims that antibiotics like Macrolides, Quinolones, Tetracyclines, …

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Measles Spreads Across Somali Minnesota

Measles In Somali Minnesota

Measles outbreak has been reported within the Somali community in Minnesota. The outbreak has spread beyond Hennepin County, where 30 cases have been reported, to Stearns County and Ramsey County. Up to 32 cases have been confirmed. Somali Minnesotans have the highest number of cases, 28. All the cases have been reported in children between …

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Got Unused Drugs? Dispose at National Drug Take Back Day

National Drug Take Back Day

Expired or unused medication drugs ought to never be flushed into water. These possibly unsafe pharmaceutical substances can add to sullying of our waterif not discarded legitimately. Every year April 29 marks National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. Here is the thing that you have to know:  The activity is supported by the Drug Enforcement …

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