Mon, 27 Mar 2017 06:00:00 PDT
Newborns are highly vulnerable to infections and don't respond optimally to most vaccines because their young immune systems typically mount weak antibody responses.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 05:00:00 PDT
Vaginal itching is a bothersome but common experience. Learn about the different causes, including yeast infections, STDs, and allergies.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDT
Cross-sectional surveys of mosquito abundance carried out in the subtropics and tropics are meant to give researchers an indication of the risk of a dengue virus outbreak in any given area.
A new mathematical model, based on the deadliest malaria parasite, Plasmodium falciparum, could help develop antimalarials by identifying key metabolic targets, according to a study published in...
Scientists have piloted silicon biosensor chips which can rapidly identify the best antibiotics for treating bacterial infections.
A new, heat-stable vaccine is safe and effective against rotavirus, according to results of a recent Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontiéres vaccine trial in Niger, published in the New...
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 03:00:00 PDT
In this article, we look at a variety of skin rashes including eczema, hives, and psoriasis. Learn about possible triggers and when to see a doctor.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDT
New antibiotics are becoming available for the first time but without accurate diagnostics, clear treatment guidelines, and improved control efforts, their effectiveness could be rapidly lost...
New light has been shed on the functioning of human gut bacteria which could help to develop medicines in the future to improve health and wellbeing.
New University of Liverpool research reveals that the immune response of farmed chickens does not develop fast enough to fight off Campylobacter during their short lifespan.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 07:00:00 PDT
Study shows that a small molecule can block the formation of adhesive bonds that help growth of S. aureus biofilms, a cause of implant-related infections.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 06:00:00 PDT
States with weaker non-medical exemption policies for vaccinations can reduce the likelihood of a measles outbreak 140 to 190 percent by strengthening them, a new study from the University of...
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 03:00:00 PDT
How can you relieve itchy or dry eyes? When should you see a doctor? Learn about common causes of this irritating condition and how to manage symptoms.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 06:00:00 PDT
Microbiologists at Trinity College Dublin have discovered a new way to prevent bacteria from growing on medical devices such as hip replacements or heart valves implanted in the human body.
In a feat of medical and scientific coordination, doctors across 138 hospitals in seven countries shared treatment protocols and harmonized data collection of three clinical trials resulting in the...
Chronic lung infections can be devastating for patients with cystic fibrosis (CF), and infection by Burkholderia cenocepacia, one of the most common species found in CF patients, is often...
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDT
Patients with septic shock admitted to hospitals affected by the 2011 shortage of the drug norepinephrine had a higher risk of in-hospital death, according to a study published online by JAMA.
Researchers at the National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis (NIMBioS) at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, have identified a more sensitive test for detecting the early...
Over the past two decades, the protozoan Tritrichomonas foetus has come to be recognised as a cause of chronic colitis in cats in many countries worldwide.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDT
Scientists at the IDIBAPS Biomedical Research Institute and at the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona) lead a study in which they have designed a new strategy to get genetically...
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