Tag Archives: Medicine

Human Viruses and Cancer

To date, seven viruses have been consistently linked to different types of human cancer, and infections are estimated to account for up to 20% of all cancer cases worldwide. Continue reading

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Oncolytic viruses as anticancer vaccines

Oncolytic viruses are natural or genetically modified viral species that selectively infect and kill cancer cells. Continue reading

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Garlic for the common cold

Can garlic cure the common cold? Continue reading

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The threat of zoonotic diseases

While zoonotic EIDs are a major concern globally, their impact in less developed countries is disproportionately high. Continue reading

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Let’s get things in perspective

Malaria kills thousands of times more people than Ebola virus each year. Continue reading

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How to stop the spread of Ebola [video]

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Cytomegalovirus

New state of the art therapies for cytomegalovirus. Continue reading

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Welcome to new microbiology students

Welcome to MicrobiologyBytes. Continue reading

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Whole Genome Sequencing for Outbreak Detection of Salmonella enterica

Whole genome sequencing is not enough to diagnose and control Salmonella outbreaks. Continue reading

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