Archives for September, 2017

A New Antibody has been Created that Attacks 99% of HIV Strains

September 26th, 2017
A New Antibody has been Created that Attacks 99% of HIV Strains

An amazing antibody that is claimed to attack 99% of strains of HIV and has shown the ability to protect primates from infection has been engineered. In what has been described by the International Aids Society as an “exciting breakthrough”, the virus has shown a remarkable efficacy and could have major applications, if human testing […]

US researchers working on a single childhood vaccine

September 19th, 2017
US researchers working on a single childhood vaccine

Researchers in the USA are working on a single vaccine, which could replace a series of injections for young children. Research teams at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed a new form of ‘micro-particle’, which could enable doctors to immunise children against a series of childhood illnesses using just one vaccine. These new particles […]

Victims of Disgraced Surgeon Ian Paterson to Receive £37m Total Compensation

September 14th, 2017
Victims of Disgraced Surgeon Ian Paterson to Receive £37m Total Compensation

The roughly 750 victims of imprisoned rogue surgeon Ian Paterson are to receive compensation from a £37 million fund, £27.2 million of which to come from former employer Spire Healthcare and the remainder to come from the Heart of England NHS Trust and Paterson’s insurers. The disgraced former surgeon, who would wildly exaggerate symptoms to […]

Charities accuse UK bosses of failing to understand the impact of migraines

September 5th, 2017
Charities accuse UK bosses of failing to understand the impact of migraines

A group of charities has accused employers in the UK of failing to understand the impact of migraines. Three charities have joined forces to conduct a survey to find out more about the effects migranes have on workers and ascertain how employees in the UK are treated by their bosses. Migraine Action, The Migraine Trust […]

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