Experiments in mice have shown early success in vaccinating them against potentially deadly bacterial infections, such as methicillin-resistant Staphylococcal aureus, or MRSA, the strain resistant to most drug treatments. The new vaccination strategy, developed by
Earlier this month Google announced its plans acquire Fitbit for roughly $2.1 billion, shaking up the wearable industry, opening up a number of questions about exactly what lies ahead, and what an integration of the two companies looks like.
A collaborative team of scientists has made a successful proof-of-principle demonstration of an advanced HIV vaccine strategy—an approach that may also work in protecting people from an array of other deadly infectious diseases. The team,
When it comes to the aging in place sector within digital health, there’s other companies and then there’s GreatCall. From its mid-2000s roots as a “smartphones for seniors” company, GreatCall has consistently seen the direction
We all have a remedy – a glass of wine or a piece of chocolate – for lifting our spirits when we’re in a bad mood. Rather than focusing on ways to make ourselves feel
Myeloid immune cells kill cancer cells by eating them but cancer cells prevent this from happening by giving out a ‘do not eat me’ signal. Led by immunologists Ton Schumacher (Netherlands Cancer Institute and Oncode)
When women or men receive the worrisome diagnosis of breast cancer, that news comes with an important piece of information, namely, whether their cancer is HER2-positive or HER2-negative. It can be especially difficult to hear