News Bites: Blood tests to detect Alzheimer’s and vaccines to eliminate cancers

News Bites brings you 5 weekly news in bite sized forms. 1. Toxic Alzheimer’s proteins found in blood test As the global population continues to grow older, the prevalence of neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s continue to grow at an unprecedented rate. Now, a group of scientists from Japan and Australia have developed […]

Durian coffee scare: Premix coffee allegedly to have been tampered, further investigation urged

The substance within the tainted coffee which caused fatigue and dizziness has been ascertained to be an act of sabotage. The actual nature of the substance is under investigation. Between 27 and 30 January, five individuals have been hospitalised after consuming coffee from the same instant durian coffee sachets. Several days later, another two individuals […]