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Lyme disease, a danger during the vacations 10th May 2023

The vacations are fast approaching and so is the danger of being bitten by a tick, today we are going to lyme disease. Although these small insects seem innocent because of their size, they carry a very dangerous disease called Lyme disease. How to protect yourself from this insect and what to do when you... Continue reading
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Tuberculosis (TB) 27th March 2023

Tuberculosis, which is a curable disease nowadays, continues to threaten our health. New cases and even deaths are still being reported. In 2021, around 1.6 million people died from TB, including 187,000 people who also have HIV. The disease still ranks as the 13th most common cause of death. Together with COVID-19 disease, it ranks... Continue reading
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Gene transfer 17th March 2023

The gene transfer technique is widely used in genetic research. It is one of the indispensable tools used in cloning, research into gene function and regulation and in the production of recombinant proteins. This process is divided into six methods: transformation, conjugation, electroporation, gene transfer by liposomes, transduction and direct DNA transfer. In the following... Continue reading
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What Are HIV and AIDS? – Stages of AIDS 7th March 2023

Despite new and standardised treatments, HIV continues to be a major problem in many countries around the world. According to the WHO, since the beginning of the pandemic some 84 million people have been infected with the virus and 40 million have died. Mostly African countries are affected by the epidemic, although there are also... Continue reading
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Marburg virus and Marburg disease 23rd February 2023

In July 2022, there were two new cases of Marburg virus infection in Ghana. The WHO said the risk of spreading the disease is high at the national level but low at the global level. However, there is the potential for this virus to appear in other areas of the world due to increased travel... Continue reading
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Gene knockout 24th January 2023

Their winning work was based on this genetic technology, which is Gene knockout or otherwise known as gene targeting in mice. In 2007, the winners of the Noble Prize for Medicine were Mario R. Capecchi (USA), Sir Martin Evans (UK) and Oliver Smithies (USA). In the following article, we will find out what this genetic engineering... Continue reading