Tag: disease

Researchers Wish to Backhack Nervous System to Crack Infection Code

By Heather Callaghan Infectious and auto-immune disease and the nervous system – a connection? Inflammation from disease and the central nervous system have always been studied independently of each other…until now. Basic science researchers are now trying to decipher ‘neural code’ of information being sent…

Continue reading…

3 Things You Should Know About the ”Stupid Virus”

By Heather Callaghan Recently, disease researchers yet again have discovered an emerging virus. Scientists at Johns Hopkins Medical School and the University of Nebraska stumbled on to chlorovirus ATCV-1, a DNA virus which comes from algae, while doing an unrelated test on throat microbes. Forty-three…

Continue reading…

Researchers Offer Strange Answer to Anticipated Dengue Spikes Following Vaccine

By Heather Callaghan Researchers indeed continue to develop vaccines for tropical, mosquito-vectored diseases like dengue fever, which affects 50 million people per year. There are no commercially available vaccines for the virus – yet. But, they’ve run into a big problem. Researchers watching vaccine development…

Continue reading…

She Used to Be In A Wheelchair – The TED Talk That Comes With a Warning

By Heather Callaghan Recently, I wanted to share the great news about people who were actually successfully reversing their ALS, also called Lou Gehrig’s. It turns out, people are also reversing another neurodegenerative disease – Multiple Sclerosis. Against all odds, and without much success in…

Continue reading…

Send this to a friend