oxford university clinical research unit

New Virus Isolated From Patients With Severe Brain Infections

Researchers in Vietnam have identified a new virus in patients with severe brain infections.

The Viet Nam Resistance Project Tackles Looming Antibiotic Crisis

Researchers are collaborating with 16 hospitals in Vietnam to strengthen national evidence-based control of antibiotic use in the country.

Double Dose Of Tamiflu No More Effective In Severe Flu, Study

Double doses of the antiviral drug Tamiflu to patients with severe flu offers no clinical advantage over the standard dose, says a new study.

Scientists Find Genes Linked To Blindness

Singapore scientists have identified three new genes associated with Primary Angle Closure Glaucoma, a leading cause of blindness in Chinese people.

2009 Pandemic H1N1 Flu Killed Far More Than Reported: Study

A new study reports that the 2009 pandemic H1N1 flu may have killed as many as half a million people around the world – much higher than the official 18,500 figure.

Scientists Find Two Gene Variants Linked To Dengue Fever Susceptibility

Researchers in Southeast Asia have identified two genetic variants associated with increased susceptibility to severe dengue fever.