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Virus That Caused a State of Emergency in Brazil is Now Cut by 95%

Due to almost a full elimination of recorded Zika cases, Brazil has just announced on Thursday that the virus is no longer an official public...

Frog Mucus Could Kill Flu Viruses For Good

Frog mucus is loaded with molecules that kill bacteria and viruses, and researchers are beginning to investigate it as a potential source for new...

Antibody Protects Developing Fetus from Zika Virus, Study Shows

The most devastating consequence of Zika virus infection is the development of microcephaly, or an abnormally small head, in babies who were infected in...

Maker of OFF! Donates $15M and Cuts Price to Help People Avoid Zika Virus

The maker of one of the world’s most popular mosquito repellants is ramping up production, cutting its cost in Argentina, and donating millions to...

Mexican Students Devise Natural Mosquito Repellent to Avert Zika Virus

Students at Oaxaca University in Mexico are preparing to market CitroRepel; a repellent made from natural ingredients that will protect Latin Americans from mosquitoes...

New Test Can Diagnose Every Virus At Once, Even When Doctors Are Stumped

A new test can identify virtually any virus that affects humans and animals and will allow doctors to quickly diagnose diseases they weren’t even...

Harnessing a Virus Like Herpes Has ‘Cured’ Skin Cancer

As scientists on both sides of the Atlantic look for ways to replace chemotherapy, one strategy is becoming paramount: using the body’s own immune...

Scientists ‘Delete’ HIV Virus From Human DNA for the First Time

The HIV-1 virus has proved to be tenacious, inserting its genome permanently into its victims' DNA, forcing patients to take a lifelong drug regimen...
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New Material for Air Filters Captures Flu Viruses

With flu season upon us, scientists are reporting the development of a new material for face masks, air conditioners and air cleaning filters that...
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New Material for Air Filters Captures Flu Viruses

With flu season upon us, scientists are reporting the development of a new material for face masks, air conditioners and air cleaning filters that...
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Tumor-Attacking Virus: A Promising Cancer Treatment

An experimental, made-in-Ottawa virus that attacks tumors has been shown to be a safe and potentially useful drug against hard-to-treat cancers, justifying further trials...
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Simple Test For Babies Could Help Spot A Virus That Damages Hearing

About 1 in 150 babies are born infected with a common virus that can cause permanent hearing loss, but newborns aren't routinely tested to...

Good News in History, July 21

Happy 70th Birthday to British singer-songwriter Cat Stevens. Two of his solo albums reached triple platinum in the U.S., with iconic hits that included...

On a Hunch, Doctor Gives HPV Vaccine to Advanced Skin Cancer Patient and Dozens of Tumors Disappear

There has been very little research on whether an HPV vaccine could combat skin tumors, but this doctor decided to act on her hunch anyway.

HIV Vaccine Inspires Hope After ‘Promising’ Results in Human Trials

The treatment was shown to evoke an anti-HIV immune response in all of the healthy patients who received the treatment.

Good News in History, July 5

Happy Birthday to musician-singer-songwriter Robbie Robertson, who turns 75 today. As a songwriter, the Canadian is credited for writing 'The Weight', 'The Night They...

Good News in History, June 23

15 years ago today, former Vermont governor and physician Howard Dean launched his maverick campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination that would become the model...

GNN Partners With Company to Make Your Gut Healthier With a Home Test Kit

GNN has partnered with a company to bring you better health in your gut—and we’re offering a Father's Day discount to help you pay...

10 Amazing Things You Can Learn From Your Poop

According to an emerging tech company in Silicon Valley, there is no such thing as a universally-healthy food: What's healthy for one person can...

Chinese Colleges Add Anonymous HIV Test Kits to Campus Vending Machines

Since the virus is still stigmatized in China, the kits are being hailed as an innovative way to curb infection rates amongst students and youngsters.