Ebola Drug 'ZMapp' Saves Infected Monkeys, Study Shows
An employee of the Public Health Agency of Canada works inside of the National Microbiology Laboratory's "level 4" lab, which is designed with safety measure required for working on the most deadly infectious organisms.
August 29th, 2014
A cocktail of three antibodies against the Ebola virus has successfully treated 18 infected monkeys, researchers reported today. The new results raise hope for the fight against the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
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5 Ways Gut Bacteria Are Good for More Than Just Your Gut
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August 29th, 2014
In your body, the bacteria cells outnumber the human cells, and in recent years, researchers have begun to pay more attention to these microbes and their impact on our health.
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Ebola Outbreak: Do Hazmat Suits Protect Workers, or Just Scare Everyone?
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August 29th, 2014
Wearing full-body hazardous material suits around patients with the Ebola virus may be counterproductive to treating the disease, some researchers say. But other health experts, wary of wearing less protective gear, disagree.
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1 in 10 Packaged Foods Has Trans Fat
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August 28th, 2014
People may be consuming higher amounts of potentially harmful trans fat than they think, as a result of misleading food labels, according to a new study.
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How HIV Co-Opts Gut Bacteria (Op-Ed)
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August 28th, 2014
One of the most effective methods used by HIV to evade control is to hide from the immune system.
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Is Coconut Oil Good For You?
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August 29th, 2014
Here's some advice from doctor about consuming coconut oil.
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