Therapeutic

Does EBV hold the key for Multiple Sclerosis?

Does EBV hold the key for Multiple Sclerosis?

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) affects the CNS in among 2.8 million people worldwide. The front runner among causal agents is Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), a human herpesvirus. It is present in around 90% of adults by the age of 35. Early studies support the link between EBV and...

Fighting hidden threats: vaccines against cancer? 

Fighting hidden threats: vaccines against cancer? 

Vaccines provide the immune system with information to recognise and fight threats before they appear in the body. Although we associate vaccines with infectious diseases the cancer field is growing more effective. In the1890s William Coley reported that injecting...