The Bystander Effect: do rotavirus infections lead to type I diabetes?

Research, lead by Associate Professor Barbara Coulson of Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity, University of Melbourne, has found a co-relation between rotavirus and Type I diabetes. Both diseases are usually diagnosed in children. Rotavirus is a deadly form of sever diarrhoea, whilst Type I diabetes, previously known as juvenile diabetes, is a chronic condition which results from the …

Novartis Receives Australian Approval for Bexsero

Novartis Bexsero® meningitis B vaccine receives clinical recommendation for use in infants and adolescents in Australia March 13, 2014 Novartis has announced that Australia has joined the growing number of countries where following licensure, Bexsero® (Meningococcal Group B Vaccine [rDNA, component, adsorbed]) has received a clinical recommendation for the vaccine’s routine use to help protect against meningitis B. These recommendations follow recent access milestones for Bexsero in multiple …