Nanoparticles Stop Multiple Sclerosis In Mice
A breakthrough new experimental treatment that uses nanoparticles covered with proteins to trick the immune system, managed to stop it attacking myelin and halt disease progression in mice with relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis (MS). The researchers say the approach may also be applicable to other auto-immune diseases such as asthma and type 1 diabetes...
Antibiotic Resistance Major Public Health Problem
Antibiotic resistance remains a major threat to public health around the world, and for the large part, the cause is misuse of antibiotics, says the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC). The ECDC put out the message in a statement released on Sunday to coincide with the fifth European Antibiotic Awareness Day...
Kids Who Start Swimming At Young Age Are Smarter
Kids who start swimming at a young age achieve several milestones in areas of cognitive, physical, and language development earlier than the normal population. The finding came from a team of experts from the Griffith Institute for Educational Research who interviewed parents of kids aged 5 and under from New Zealand, Australia, and the United States, over a three year period...