medical research

The first case of H5N1 bird flu was reported in Australia this week. Is the world prepared for what could lead to the next pandemic?

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New vaccines for cancer and flu are among a host of promising RNA therapeutics currently in human clinical trials.

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The field of RNA therapeutics has expanded incredibly over the last 30 years, and mRNA-based COVID-19 vaccines are just the start.

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No magic bullet is yet in sight, but three vaccines for skin and lung cancer types have advanced to the last phase of clinical trials.

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Mums face a barrage of advertising claims for maternal and baby products that may pose health risks.

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Deadly diseases carried by mosquitoes are spreading due to weather brought about by climate change. A bacteria-based solution could be key to fighting back.

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Tuberculosis is one of the world’s most deadly infectious diseases — but the COVID-19 pandemic dramatically slowed efforts to eliminate it.

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Progress towards eliminating malaria has stalled. New solutions are needed to prevent, detect and treat one of the world’s biggest health threats.

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Eradicating an infectious disease is a lofty goal and not possible for every disease. Controlling or eliminating a disease can be the targets countries aim for.

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The World Health Organization declared smallpox eradicated in 1980. But would a similar eradication of the disease be possible today?

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Sleep gadgets have become ubiquitous but getting the information you need from them is more straightforward than you might think.

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