The breakthrough technology uses stem cells to grow organoids that could advance researchers understanding of vascular diseases such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, Alzheimer’s, wound healing, cancer and stroke. “Being able to build human blood vessels as organoids from stem cells is a game changer,” says senior author Josef Penninger. As recently reported in the journal Nature, Professor Penninger and […]Read More Researchers cultivate vascular organoids that perfectly mimic human blood vessels
Vaccines to stop the world’s next epidemic could be developed in record time under a $14.7 million partnership using technology developed at The University of Queensland. The Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) has funded a research consortium to develop a rapid response pipeline to develop and test new vaccines in as little as 16 […]Read More $14.7 million partnership to supercharge vaccine development
Why is it so challenging to increase the number of people who get vaccinated? How does popular resistance to vaccination remain strong even as preventable diseases make a comeback? A new study from Dartmouth College shows that past problems with vaccines can cause a phenomenon known as hysteresis, creating a negative history that stiffens public […]Read More Study finds reason for increased public resistance against vaccination
HIV in Canada – Surveillance Highlights 2,402 cases of HIV were reported Males accounted for 75.2% of reported cases Females accounted for 24.8% of reported cases Reported HIV cases by exposure category in adult males : Gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men exposure category (gbMSM) – 60.9% Gay, bisexual and other […]Read More Facts about HIV/AIDS in Canada
If you live in the United States, you are unlikely to meet the microbe that causes tuberculosis. Your odds of encountering the microbe are so low, in fact, that risk factors for the disease can easily go unnoticed: If you happened to carry a gene that predisposed you to tuberculosis, you likely wouldn’t know. New […]Read More Rockefeller scientists uncover genetic mutation responsible for tuberculosis vulnerability
There are important lessons to be learned from the successes and failures of the AIDS response that could inform our response to the opioid epidemic, according to a new paper by researchers at the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. Decades of HIV research have demonstrated that the existence of an effective biomedical treatment […]Read More Lessons from successes and failures of AIDS epidemic could inform our response to opioid crisis
Let our New year resolution be this, we will be there for one another as fellow members of humanity in the finest sense of the word. From the team of STD & HIV /AIDS 2019 we wish you a very happy new year and let this year be blessed one with happiness, health and success.Read More Another 365 chances!