Premature babies with heart abnormalities finds cure
Heart abnormalities from premature birth can be corrected with exercise in young adulthood.
Can gene therapy be harnessed to fight the AIDS virus?
Scientists believe gene therapy ultimately will provide a long-term solution.
Scientists start human trials for cancer vaccine that kills tumours with one jab
Experts from Stanford University develop vaccine that could attack and destroy tumours all over the body following a single injection.
Mosquito genes hold key to halting dengue spread: study
We do not have vaccines for all the different viral diseases caused by this mosquito.
Atacama Desert contains microorganisms that may cure HIV
One strain of bacteria found is proven to be an inhibitor of an enzyme that allows the HIV virus to reproduce itself.
Antacids may help fight tuberculosis, say experts
Research finds people who used lansoprazole, as opposed to similar drugs omeprazole or pantoprazole, are a third less likely to develop TB.
Now Zika virus can be fought using anti-malaria drug
Medication, called chloroquine, has a long history of safe use during pregnancy, and is relatively inexpensive.
New 'safe' immunotherapy offers hope for cancer patients with HIV
New category of immunotherapies, called checkpoint inhibitors, appears safe to use in patients with both advanced malignancies and HIV.
Scientists discover five new malaria vaccine targets
Finding shows that future malaria vaccines may be most effective if they target multiple parasite factors.
Genetic test could recognise signs of secondary breast cancer early
Secondary cancer, known as metastasis, is most common cause of death in breast cancer patients as there are few effective treatments.