May 18, 2017

WHO proposes Ebola vaccine trial for Congo outbreak

An unlicensed Ebola vaccine could soon be tested in a remote region of the Democratic Republic of Congo hit by an outbreak of the deadly virus, the World Health Organization said Thursday. There is no licensed vaccine for the Ebola virus, but a promising ...

/ Jan 26, 2017

New Alzheimer's drug compound 'worth investigating'

A new approach to slowing the ravages of Alzheimer’s disease has shown promise in early studies on mice and monkeys, and is “worth investigating” in humans, U.S. scientists said Wednesday. The method involves injecting a synthetic compound in the brain that reduces the amount ...