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Produced the first working vaccine against hepatitis C

Produced the first working vaccine against hepatitis C

Oxford University tested the vaccine against hepatitis C by 41 volunteers, and concluded: vaccine works, reports BBC. According to experts, still they could not develop a vaccine because the virus is constantly changing its shape. Known that for many years a person can live with the hepatitis C virus without even knowing about it. During this time his liver will deteriorate. According to the WHO, in the world of hepatitis transmitted through blood, suffer 170 million. Until recently, the...

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In Penza outbreak of hepatitis A

In Penza outbreak of hepatitis A

Outbreak of hepatitis A is registered in two districts of the Penza region – and Lopatinsky Bessonov, "Interfax" referring to the Minister of Health and Social Development of the region Vladimir Stryuchkova. "hospitalized 20 people. committee of experts Rospotrebnahzora and Ministry of Health has not yet identified the source of infection, "- said the Minister at the daily briefing at the head of the region. "The basic versions – an infection entered...

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Mobile technology will help to keep the vaccine in remote areas

Mobile technology will help to keep the vaccine in remote areas

Electricity from mobile towers can be used to power the refrigeration of medicines in areas where you can not reach normal cable, says New Scientist. So Morganster Hospital staff in the provinces of Zimbabwe until recently depended entirely on outages with electricity. If it was lost, we had to race for 26 kilometers to the district center to download the vaccine in the local refrigerator. Now, thanks to a pilot project based on the idea of an infectious disease Harvey Rubin of the...

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Proved: therapeutic vaccine against cancer works in 100% of cases

Proved: therapeutic vaccine against cancer works in 100% of cases

Staff Moffitt Cancer Center have successfully tested on rodents synthetic vaccine against cervical cancer caused by the human papilloma virus, said Medical Express. According to Esteban Tselisa, the virus triggers the development of 99% of cases of cervical cancer each year claiming the lives of more than 250,000 people worldwide. Also human papilloma virus can cause cancer of the head, neck and genitals. At the moment, widespread prophylactic vaccines to prevent infection with the virus,...

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Australian court has put an end to the litigation with the tobacco companies for the health of citizens

Australian court has put an end to the litigation with the tobacco companies for the health of citizens

Australia came to a ban on the sale of cigarettes in standard packs. The Supreme Court upheld the governments law to the new standards for tobacco products (simple pack olive green without any logos and bright colors, but with images, warning of the dangers of smoking), reports BBC. World leader in production of tobacco products, including British American Tobacco and Philip Morris trying to resist the initiative. While not particularly productive. New rules designed to reduce the number...

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