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UK team tests novel coronavirus vaccine on mice

Feb 11, 2020 - 9:04 PM

Researchers at Imperial College London said their ultimate goal was to have an effective and safe way of halting the SARS-like strain's spread by the end of 2020

TESTING. Doctor Paul McKay, who is working on an vaccine for the 2019-nCoV strain of the novel coronavirus, poses for a photograph with bacteria containing the coronavirus DNA, at Imperial College School of Medicine in London on February 10, 2020. Photo by Tolga Akmen/AFP

New HIV treatment a step closer to cure – report

Oct 03, 2016 - 5:45 PM

A man has undetectable levels of the virus after undergoing a trial treatment developed by scientists from 5 of the United Kingdom s top universities

Curbing bad habits can stop 37M premature deaths – study

May 03, 2014 - 7:47 AM

The study defines premature mortality as the probability of dying between the ages of 30 and 70

QUIT. The United Nations is targeting a 25-percent reduction in premature death from non-communicable diseases from 2010 to 2025

Marijuana users less motivated, study says

Jul 02, 2013 - 1:45 PM

A study suggests that the use of cannabis can reduce your levels of dopamine a brain chemical linked to motivation

File photo by EPA/Abir Sultan

Weekend surgery? Higher risk of dying, says study

May 30, 2013 - 11:06 AM

Study: A patient was 44 more likely to die if his procedure was on a Friday than if it was on a Monday; higher on the weekend relative to a Monday

A little heartbreak can make the heart stronger, research says

Jun 28, 2012 - 10:59 AM

A little heartbreak can be good for your heart