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A pill that mimics natural antibodies could fight many kinds of flu

Drugs inspired by antibodies could help us combat fluMIKE CLARKE/AFP/Getty Images By Michael Le Page When the next flu pandemic comes, we may be better prepared. A pharmaceutical company has developed a conventional drug that mimics the effect of antibodies that are effective against a wide range of flu viruses. Conventional drugs are cheaper and… Read More »

More medics but no pill tests at festivals

There’ll be more medics at music festivals across Sydney this long weekend with authorities encouraging youngsters to seek help early as they try and stop people dying from drug overdoses. NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard on Tuesday announced the government would pay for the extra critical care doctors, nurses and paramedics at the Electric Gardens,… Read More »