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2010-05-06 10:00:00

MELBOURNE, Australia, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The use of rapid point-of-care diagnostic tests for the measurement of CD4 T-cells, a marker of the immune system will be an important factor in improving the lives of people living with HIV and AIDS especially in developing and resource-poor countries. Speaking on global diagnostics at the Bio2010 International Convention in Chicago, Burnet Institute's Associate Professor David Anderson said point-of-care tests that are cheap, easy to use and...

2010-04-27 02:01:00

MELBOURNE, Australia, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientists at Australia's Burnet Institute have developed a rapid point-of-care diagnostic test for the measurement of CD4 T-cells, a marker of the immune system for people living with HIV and AIDS.

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2009-06-18 15:39:51

Researchers have identified a group of proteins that are targeted by parasites to cause malaria.

2009-02-06 15:55:00

Scientists at Melbourne's Burnet Institute have developed a potential new treatment for patients with prostate cancer.

2005-12-23 10:30:00

Australian scientists have proved what is common knowledge to most people -- that teaspoons appear to have minds of their own.

2005-12-22 19:15:00

Australian scientists have proved what is common knowledge to most people -- that teaspoons appear to have minds of their own.


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