Difficulties Persist in HIV Research


New research into HIV, which is the viral infection that eventually leads to AIDS, has discovered what may be a ray of hope for the many scientists who have had difficulties in developing a cure for the endemic disease. Scientists from The Scripps Research Institute, which is a non-profit biomedical research center based in California, have published a new article in the journal Cell discussing their finding of antibodies in certain patients infected with HIV. These patients have developed … [Read more...]

What is Bacterial Meningitis? Learn from the Outbreaks


Recent outbreaks of meningitis at universities across the country have students on alert. Princeton University and Monmouth University both located in New Jersey, the University of California at Santa Barbara (UCSB) and California State University at Long Beach (CSULB) have recently reported cases of meningitis.  Princeton University and UCSB have confirmed cases of serogroup B meningitis, the most recent was Nov. 21, which raises Princeton University’s confirmed cases to eight.  In the Monmouth … [Read more...]