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Scientists discover role of skin in spreading leishmaniasis

Scientists at the University of York have discovered that parasites responsible for leishmaniasis – a globally occurring neglected tropical disease spread by sand flies – are mainly acquired from the skin rather than a person’s blood. Visceral leishmaniasis is a parasitic

AIDS virus almost half a billion years old: Scientists

AIDS virus almost half a billion years old: Scientists Retroviruses, the family of viruses that includes HIV, are almost half a billion years old – several hundred million years older than previously thought, claim scientists from Oxford University. New research suggests

Scientists identify potent antibody that neutralizes HIV strains

ANI | Nov 16, 2016, 05.00 PM IST Scientists identify potent antibody that neutralizes HIV strains An antibody from an HIV-infected person can potently neutralized 98 percent of HIV isolates nearly all HIV strains, discovered scientists from the National Institutes of