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WHO moves step closer to cheaper breast cancer treatment

The World Health Organization has approved a biosimilar version of Trastuzumab—the drug used to treat breast cancer—that is generally 65 percent cheaper than the original The World Health Organization (WHO) announced Wednesday that it had for the first time approved a “biosimilar” medicine—one derived from living sources rather than chemicals—to …

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Scientists spearhead ‘major step forward’ for malaria vaccine

Dr. Sofonias Tessema and Associate Professor Alyssa Barry. Credit: Walter and Eliza Hall Institute Researchers have narrowed down the malaria proteins and disease-fighting antibodies that could be used to develop a vaccine against the most severe forms of malaria. Associate Professor Alyssa Barry, who was recently appointed to lead the …

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Researchers bring us one step closer to universal influenza vaccine

This colorized negative stained transmission electron micrograph (TEM) depicted some of the ultrastructural morphology of the A/CA/4/09 swine flu virus. Image: C. S. Goldsmith and A. Balish, CDC. The scourge of the influenza virus devastates health and claims many lives worldwide each year. It is especially daunting because vaccines are …

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Step forward in falling research

Credit: CC0 Public Domain University of Queensland research shows there is more at play than just a sinking feeling when you stumble during movement or trip in a hole in the ground. Depending on the situation, a complex system of energy absorption is taking place in either the knee, hip …

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