Thu, 23 Oct 2014 03:00:00 PDT
An experimental drug currently undergoing trials as a treatment for influenza and Ebola virus disease causes norovirus to mutate itself to death in infected mice, a study shows.
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 02:00:00 PDT
Innovative measures have limited the spread of Ebola in a part of Liberia where Firestone Liberia Inc.
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 03:00:00 PDT
WHO have declared Nigeria free of Ebola virus transmission and describe the country's successful prevention of an unimaginable epidemic as a spectacular story worth telling.
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 02:00:00 PDT
A study by researchers of Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet (LMU) in Munich shows that infants fed on fresh rather than UHT cow's milk are less prone to infection.
Infection with herpes simplex virus increases the risk of Alzheimer's disease. Researchers at Umeå University, Sweden, claim this in two studies in the journal Alzheimer's & Dementia.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is tightening previous infection control guidance for healthcare workers caring for patients with Ebola, to ensure there is no ambiguity.
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 01:00:00 PDT
Researchers at Griffith University's Institute for Glycomics have moved a step closer to identifying a treatment for the dreaded Human parainfluenza virus (hPIV).
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 00:00:00 PDT
New research into a rare pathogen has shown how a unique evolutionary trait allows it to infect even the healthiest of hosts through a smart solution to the body's immune response against it.
Researchers from the University of Copenhagen have shown for the first time how bacteria can grow directly in the lungs of Cystic fibrosis patients, giving them the opportunity to get tremendous...
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 11:00:00 PDT
What is the best way to handle a disease outbreak? Current efforts to prevent or stem such outbreaks may fall short because of uncertainty and limited information about the real-time dynamics of...
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 02:00:00 PDT
Group B streptococcus, a major cause of serious infectious diseases including sepsis, meningitis, and pneumonia, has increased by about 60% among infants younger than 3 months in the Netherlands...
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 01:00:00 PDT
A new study published in Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes) shows that children who have been infected with enterovirus are 48% more likely to have...
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:00:00 PDT
Demonstrating the importance of exit screening, a new modeling analysis estimates the number of infected travelers who will depart Guinea, Liberia or Sierra Leone each month.
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 02:00:00 PDT
When parents, schools, health departments, communities, and healthcare professionals work together to maintain high vaccination coverage among school-age children, they provide critical protection...
Sat, 18 Oct 2014 00:00:00 PDT
Researchers from Japan claim a fermented milk created using a bacteria called Lactococcus lactis strain H61 improved the skin of healthy women aged 19-21.
Fri, 17 Oct 2014 07:00:00 PDT
Based on additional information obtained during interviews of close contacts to the second healthcare worker from Texas Presbyterian Hospital who tested positive for Ebola, the Centers for Disease...
Fri, 17 Oct 2014 03:00:00 PDT
Some people in the West African Ebola epidemic seem to have natural immunity to the virus. Scientists say finding out more about them may help reduce spread of the disease.
Fri, 17 Oct 2014 02:00:00 PDT
Meningitis Research Foundation (MRF) is calling for action to control a recent rise in cases of meningitis and septicaemia caused by a particularly deadly strain of meningococcal bacteria, putting...
Respiratory Syncytial Virus causes severe respiratory tract infections and worldwide claims the lives of 160,000 children each year.
The current Global Ebola crisis presents a multitude of challenges in terms of our capacity to respond; the future is even less predictable.
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