Cure for spider fear?

A new pill could hold the secret to combatting arachnophobia. Researchers at the University of Oxford hope that the antibiotic, which is currently used for treating tuberculosis, will help people to overcome their fears and anxieties.  One of these fears might be the widespread fear of spiders. The researchers are currently searching for 40 arachnophobes […]

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Oxford researchers curing HIV

Researchers from Oxford University will co-operate with scientists from four other UK universities as part of a pioneering scheme to assess a potential cure for HIV infection. Dr John Frater, of the University’s Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, will jointly lead the research with Dr Sarah Fidler, of Imperial College London. The project is being […]

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