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Has the mosquito had its Day?

Has the mosquito had its Day?

Posted Sat, 20 Aug 2016 10:40:00 GMT by JW Dowey

We have the chance to counter new viral and ancient parasitic disease with rapid diagnostic technologies. Let’s grab the chance to win this battle against disease, even when we lose against the latest mutations of the deadly viruses.

Has the mosquito had its Day?

Latest Genetic Links with Medicine.

Latest Genetic Links with Medicine.

Posted Thu, 24 Dec 2015 12:51:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Here is an even larger survey of recent medical advances than our last attempt in 2012 ! The possibilities are certainly life-enhancing for all of us. The threats still involve large numbers of deaths from malaria and the almost total resistance to antibiotics in some places. Against such threats, doctor and the medics seems to be progressing well. The prognosis is good health!

Latest Genetic Links with Medicine.

On being the right size

On being the right size

Posted Sun, 06 Dec 2015 11:46:34 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Rarely do we see animal biology impinging on our separate human existence. As medicine has incorporated more veterinary and other work. However, it should come as no surprise that our very intimate knowledge of life and death should be invaded by knowledge achieved from the study of a small bird. Now we know why our body size is of great importance in determining life span.

On being the right size

Spider bites and necrosis!

Spider bites and necrosis!

Posted Fri, 13 Mar 2015 09:37:00 GMT by JW Dowey

Many considerations should determine how we approach health issues, pests and even bites we think we have. The effects of unfamiliar bites especially may be made more obvious by this interesting study of biological control. The control is there, but it’s in the spiders hands!

Spider bites and necrosis!

How AIDS moved from chimpanzees and, now, gorillas.

How AIDS moved from chimpanzees and, now, gorillas.

Posted Tue, 03 Mar 2015 11:48:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Auto-Immune Deficiency Disease is very much an issue still although many, young and old, ignore it. Those who can afford to spend our health service cash on drugs survive well, but in Africa, the support for prevention or relief is almost nil.

How AIDS moved from chimpanzees and, now, gorillas.

Mosquitoes have the best malaria strategy!

Mosquitoes have the best malaria strategy!

Posted Sun, 08 Feb 2015 11:10:35 GMT by Dave Armstrong

We hate the irritation and the mess of blood parasites that attack us in the form of leeches and mosquitoes. The trouble is the leech does not infect us while the mosquito is simply the agent for the malaria parasite and many others, which it tries to resist with very useful immune responses.

Mosquitoes have the best malaria strategy!

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Do we choose senescence or eternal youth?

Posted Tue, 20 Jan 2015 11:11:07 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Cats spread parasites (and destroy wildlife.)

Posted Fri, 16 Jan 2015 10:13:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Whale genes needed for age research

Posted Mon, 05 Jan 2015 09:44:01 GMT by JW Dowey

Natural Human Lives

Posted Sun, 07 Dec 2014 19:49:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Die, diesel, die !

Posted Tue, 02 Dec 2014 09:15:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Babies are all meant to be the same!

Posted Mon, 07 Jul 2014 08:31:01 GMT by JW Dowey

Malaria cure at last on the horizon

Posted Wed, 02 Jul 2014 06:13:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Of mice and men-and wheels

Posted Wed, 21 May 2014 07:00:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Pathogens find new hosts as Arctic ice melts

Posted Sat, 01 Mar 2014 07:20:01 GMT by Julie Cook

The essence of animal bodies - bacterial cooperation

Posted Wed, 19 Feb 2014 07:38:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Could the ecstasy drug be used to treat cancer?

Posted Fri, 19 Aug 2011 17:19:01 GMT by Kieran Ball

Mount Everest - A Living Laboratory

Posted Sun, 25 Mar 2012 20:39:01 GMT by Michael Evans

World Water Day 2011: African cities see increase in 'water poor'

Posted Mon, 21 Mar 2011 16:33:00 GMT by Martin Leggett

Foot-and-mouth infectious for less time - raising hopes for binning culls

Posted Thu, 05 May 2011 18:00:00 GMT by Martin Leggett

Depression could predict strokes says new study

Posted Wed, 21 Sep 2011 20:22:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

Shedding light on an environmental problem

Posted Thu, 16 Dec 2010 16:34:02 GMT by John Dean

BOTTLETOP - Is it a Handbag? A Charity? A Band?

Posted Fri, 01 Apr 2011 13:11:00 GMT by Julian Jackson

E-waste pollution puts workers at risk

Posted Mon, 30 May 2011 23:00:01 GMT by Martin Leggett

Americans sicker than the English say scientists

Posted Wed, 09 Mar 2011 19:16:01 GMT by Colin Ricketts

Brain works differently 'far from the madding crowd'

Posted Wed, 22 Jun 2011 17:00:00 GMT by Martin Leggett