Virology (165 News)

Researchers have Succeeded in Blocking the Production of HIV-1 by Infected Cells

May 22, 2018 9:00 am
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By destroying the regulatory genes of the AIDS virus HIV-1 using the genome editing system CRISPR/Cas9, a Japanese research group has succeeded in blo...

Mosquitoes may Increase the Severity of the Diseases they Transmit !!

May 21, 2018 1:00 pm
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Mosquito season is around the corner, bringing with it a higher risk of catching potentially serious diseases transmitted by their bite. Mosquitoes al...

Potential Treatment For West Nile Virus

May 13, 2018 4:00 pm
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West Nile Virus is a mosquito-borne disease with no effective treatments and no vaccine. Often, there are no symptoms, but about one in five infected ...

Scientists Reveal Factors That Help RNA Viruses Adapt to Adverse Conditions

May 13, 2018 9:00 am
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An employee of Belozersky Research Institute of Physico-Chemical Biology (RI PCB), MSU, together with a Russian colleague, analyzed ways of increasing...

HIV Vs HTLV-1

May 10, 2018 2:00 pm
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It's related to HIV, yet you've probably never heard of it: a virus called human T-cell leukemia virus type 1, or HTLV-1. But now, high rat...

Scientists Scale Back the Plan that Aims at Synthesizing an Entire Human Genome

May 7, 2018 2:00 pm
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A bold plan to synthesize an entire human genome has been scaled back, aiming at a more technically attainable near-term goal. Instead of synthesizing...

The Importance Of Vaccination To Prevent Disease Outbreaks

Apr 27, 2018 9:00 am
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The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has reported on an uptick in measles cases in the past few years. Now Dr. Emmanuel ...

Breaching Blood-Brain Barrier and Promising Gene Therapy For CNS Disorders

Apr 25, 2018 10:00 am
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Gene therapies promise to revolutionize the treatment of many diseases, including neurological diseases such as ALS. But the small viruses that delive...

Identifying Unusual kind Of Cells That Are Critical To Norovirus Infections

Apr 19, 2018 12:00 pm
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Norovirus is famous for turning cruises into nightmares for vacationers. The virus is highly contagious and is also commonly found in schools, nursing...

Revolutionary Method To Create Humanlike Pancreatic Tumors In Mouse

Apr 18, 2018 3:00 pm
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Novel technology developed at UT Health San Antonio gives rise to mouse pancreatic tumors that have the same traits as human pancreatic cancer. A U.S....

Identify The Key Genes Involved In Immune Response To Flu

Apr 16, 2018 11:00 am
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Using CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing tools, researchers identified two genes responsible for suppressing the immune system and allowing the influenza virus ...

Efficient Transduction Tools Are Hallmark For Both Research & Gene Therapy Development.

Apr 11, 2018 9:00 am
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Parkinson's disease, Huntington's disease, cystic fibrosis and many other fatal human diseases are hereditary. Many cancers and cardiovascular...

Re-Engineering Cells To Fight Disease

Apr 2, 2018 10:00 am
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Synthetic biology offers a vision for the future of medicine, where cells could be re-engineered to fight diseases such as cancer and diabetes. For th...

Over Use OF Antibiotics Can Increase Risk of Viral Infection

Apr 1, 2018 1:00 pm
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A new study with mice shows that antibiotic overuse can increase the severity of West Nile virus infections because of its negative impact on the gut ...

Yes Even Advanced-Stage Of Liver Tumors Can Be Cured !

Mar 28, 2018 12:00 pm
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A recent study showcased in the Society of Interventional Radiology Annual Scientific Meeting explains that liver Tumors, in an advanced stage, can be...

The First FDA-Approved Gene Therapy Procedure For Inherited Disease

Mar 27, 2018 3:00 pm
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Massachusetts Eye and Ear made medical history on Tuesday by performing the first post-FDA approval gene therapy for patients with a form of inherited...

May Be We Should Borrow Bat's Strategy In Virus Fighting

Mar 19, 2018 11:00 am
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Many different viruses that are extremely deadly when they infect humans are carried around by bats that don't show any sign of disease. Dangerous...

Could Smallpox Be Back Again?

Mar 14, 2018 3:00 pm
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There's no question that if smallpox were to reappear, it would be a global health emergency. While it was eradicated in 1980, last year Canadian ...

You Just Need To Wash Your Hand To Avoid Norovirus Infection

Mar 13, 2018 9:00 am
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It's a vacation nightmare: You board a cruise ship for a weeklong getaway, only to have an outbreak of norovirus, or a "stomach bug," ta...

Because Of One Person Hundreds Of Thousands Of People Might Be at Risk for the Mumps

Mar 12, 2018 2:00 pm
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Thousands of cheerleaders who attended a national competition last month recently received some not-so-cheery news: They may have been exposed to mump...


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