New vaccine against malaria

The World Health Organization (WHO) has recommended a new vaccine, R21/Matrix-M, for the prevention of malaria in children.

Self-sampling for asymptomatic mpox

A pilot study carried out in Catalonia to evaluate the self-collection of biological samples reveals the high acceptability of the proposal and the key role of diagnosis in people without symptoms of mpox.

The contribution of viral pathogens to sepsis

SARS-CoV-2 accounted for one in six cases of sepsis during the first 33 months of the COVID-19 pandemic, highlighting the importance of viral sepsis, according to a new study.

Lipoproteins in the central nervous system

The team found that the particles in our nervous system are much more diverse than previously thought.

Why didn’t people in the US get COVID-19 boosters?

New research from the University of Arizona Health Sciences is identifying the reasons why.

Aggressive prostate cancer and mutations

These findings come from the largest scale prostate cancer study ever exploring the exome – the key sections of the genetic code that contain the instructions to make proteins.

Tech news: November 2023

Bio-Rad Laboratories

Anti-Idiotypic Antibodies

Under the microscope: avian influenza

Tell me about avian influenza?

Suppressing autoimmunity

Some B cells generate antibodies that recognise “self-antigens” produced by the body’s own cells, potentially causing the immune system to attack healthy tissues by mistake, leading to a

Point-of-care testing: “we are the experts”

David was delivering a session at IBMS Congress on Point of Care Testing: National Strategic Guidance for at Point of Need Testing, which was released earlier this year.

The biggest, best Congress ever

The Closing Plenary was delivered by Professor Lucy Easthope of the University of Lincoln and was entitled “Disaster victim identification: A scientific, social and humanitarian responsib