Distinct stages to chronic fatigue syndrome identifiedWritten by Euronews24
Distinct changes in the immune systems of patients with ME or chronic fatigue syndrome have been found, say scientists.
Increased levels of immune molecules called cytokines were found in people
'Give HIV drugs to healthy gay men'Written by Euronews24
Healthy gay men should be offered daily HIV drugs to prevent infections, say campaigners. A UK study, on 545 high-risk men, found one case of HIV could be stopped
WHO urges shift to single-use smart syringesWritten by Euronews24
Smart syringes that break after one use should be used for injections by 2020, the World Health Organization has announced.
Reusing syringes leads to more than two million people
Fifteen-minute Ebola test approvedWritten by Euronews24
The first rapid blood test for Ebola has been approved for use by the World Health Organization.
It should allow patients to be identified, isolated and cared for as quickly as possible in an attempt to bring an end to the outbreak that has killed more than 9,300 people.
It is less accurate than conventional tests, but takes minutes rather than hours to get a result.
The test also works without electricity so it can be used in remote regions.
Current Ebola testing requires a laboratory to analyse the blood for fragments of the virus's genetic material.
It can take between 12 and 24 hours to get a definitive answer.
Malaria on Myanmar-India border is 'huge threat'Written by Euronews24
Resistance to the drug that has saved millions of lives from malaria has been detected over a wider area than previously thought, scientists warn.
HIV vaccine that transforms cell DNA brings fresh hopeWritten by Euronews24
A radical new approach to vaccination seems to completely protect monkeys from HIV, US scientists report. Vaccines normally
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