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  • parasitic diseases

    Hope for treating illnesses in developing countries

    A new breakthrough in the treatment of deadly parasitic diseases has offered hope for millions of people in developing countries who are most at risk of infection. Following successful animal studies, a single cure has shown to treat Chagas disease, leishmaniasis and sleeping sickness, conditions which are considered ‘neglected’ in terms of research and treatment.…

  • zika virus

    Latest Developments in Zika Research

    Some time has passed since many of us were first made aware of the Zika virus, which may cause a disease leading to birth defects in children, and the issue has shown no signs of slowing down. As more research is being carried out into the Zika virus and its effects, it’s important to understand…