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Telemedicine robots help improve health

...icine researchers are using a robot named Eliza to conquer the tyranny of distance and improve delivery of specialist medical care to the bush. Eliza, who began work at Mt Isa Hospital this week, is a creation of the University's Centre for Online Health ?a world leader in telemedicine research. The wi...

Researchers find how some antibiotics kill bacteria

...w down the search for new synthetic derivatives to conquer resistance altogether." The study appears in the current issue of the journal Cell. Ryfamycin antibiotics are one of the first-line treatments for tuberculosis, a disease that is on the rise worldwide. The drugs are also relatively inexpensive to m...

New vaccine protects more effectively against tuberculosis

...tant and more aggressive and hence have started to conquer the globe. It has been assumed that the Beijing isolates emerged in response to drug treatment and vaccination. The new genetically engineered BCG could provide an efficacious measure against this threat. ...

Fungus-farming termites descend from an African rain forest Eve

...listic symbiosis has thus allowed both partners to conquer the savannah: agricultural termites and their mutualistic fungi are both more successful in this habitat than each of their non-agricultural sister groups, which thrive in the rain forest. Interestingly, those results have some parallels to the orig...

Gene therapy converts dead bone graft to new, living tissue

...lant Foundation has been trying for two decades to conquer the issues complicating bone transplants, and the group has pledged to continue supporting Schwarz's research. Schwarz hopes to begin early human trials with the procedure soon. "This technology looks like it will have a dramatic effect on success r...

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