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Finnish Type 1 Diabetes Vaccine Human Trials To Start In 2018

According to yle.fi, type 1 diabetes may be more common in Finland than anywhere else in the world. A vaccine for type 1 diabetes developed by Finnish researchers will be tested on mainly Finnish human subjects in late 2018. The scientists first

Beware: New Chrome hack prompts users to download ‘missing font’ to sneak in malware

According to The Next Web, the infection was first spotted by Mahmoud Al-Qudsi from cybersecurity firm NeoSmart Technologies, which has since detailed the attack in a blog post. The researcher initially noticed the trap while browsing an unnamed

Brazilian Peppertree Helps Fight Off Antibiotic-Resistant Superbugs

In a paper published in Scientific Reports, American researchers have shown that an extract from the berry of the Brazilian peppertree can affect the dangerous methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). The flavone-rich compound discovered by the team represses a gene that allows

Malaria Treatment Fails for First Time

Foreign travel to tropical regions increases the threat of contracting malaria, though effective treatments have been widely available to those who come in contact with the disease. But recently in the U.K., a common malaria drug treatment, artemether-lumefantrine, failed to cure four

MERS coronavirus in South Korea continues to infect people, 31 people killed

Over the past day, the Middle East MERS coronavirus has infected another person in South Korea. To date, the number of infected has reached 182 people, Joinfo.ua reports referring to the South Korean Renhal news agency. The number of fatalities remained the same -