LATEST NEWS: Tekmira to supply Ebola treatment for studies in West Africa - TORONTO (Reuters) - Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corp will supply one of its experimental Ebola treatments for clinical studies to be conducted in West Africa by a consortium that includes England's Oxford university, the Canadian company said on Monday.
LATEST NEWS: Exclusive: Can the blood of Ebola survivors create a cure? - CHICAGO (Reuters) - For months, Vanderbilt University researcher Dr. James Crowe has been desperately seeking access to the blood of U.S. Ebola survivors, hoping to extract the proteins that helped them overcome the deadly virus for use in new, potent drugs.
LATEST NEWS: FDA approves BioCryst's intravenous flu drug - (Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Biocryst Pharmaceuticals Inc's intravenous flu drug, sending the company's shares up nearly 10 percent in premarket trading.
LATEST NEWS: Germany to step up bird flu testing after new cases discovered - HAMBURG (Reuters) - Germany will on Monday announce compulsory testing of ducks and geese for bird flu before slaughtering after two more cases of the H5N8 strain of the disease were discovered, the country's agriculture ministry said.
LATEST NEWS: Activity trackers get smarter at measuring fitness - NEW YORK (Reuters) - Fitness activity trackers have come a long way since Leonardo da Vinci sketched a rudimentary gear-and-pendulum pedometer to track the treks of 15th century Roman soldiers.