Fri, 30 Jan 2015 03:00:00 PST
For the first time since June 2014, new Ebola cases in West Africa have fallen to below 100, prompting WHO to declare the fight now shifts from slowing to ending the epidemic.
Fri, 30 Jan 2015 01:00:00 PST
New research has shed light on the complex exchange of parasitic worms between wildlife, rats and humans.
Fri, 30 Jan 2015 00:00:00 PST
Professor Michael P. Lisanti, Director of the Breakthrough Breast Cancer Unit, led the research.
Thu, 29 Jan 2015 02:00:00 PST
Linsey Marr, a professor in the Charles E. Via Jr. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Virginia Tech, is obsessed with flu transmission. This time of year, she's not alone.
Thu, 29 Jan 2015 00:00:00 PST
Successfully treating rabies can be a race against the clock. Those who suffer a bite from a rabid animal have a brief window of time to seek medical help before the virus takes root in the central...
Wed, 28 Jan 2015 02:00:00 PST
Patients who receive red blood cell transfusions during coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) surgery are at an increased risk of developing pneumonia, according to an abstract released at the...
Wed, 28 Jan 2015 01:00:00 PST
A gut bacterium called Listeria (Listeria monocytogenes), which is often found in soft cheese, is known to present a risk to pregnant women.
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 02:00:00 PST
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Bexsero, a vaccine to prevent invasive meningococcal disease caused by Neisseria meningitidis serogroup B in individuals 10 through 25 years of...
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 00:00:00 PST
Yap discovers evolutionary mechanism that allows bacteria to resist antibioticsIn research published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, assistant professor of biochemistry and...
Mon, 26 Jan 2015 02:00:00 PST
Researchers are exploring new and innovative methods to solve the complex mystery that is the Ebola virus.
Mon, 26 Jan 2015 01:00:00 PST
Protein interactions between viruses and cells can illuminate common weak points in human biology and reveal potential new targets for anti-viral treatments.
Inflammatory bowel diseases are associated with a decrease in the diversity of bacteria in the gut, but a new study led by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St.
Mon, 26 Jan 2015 00:00:00 PST
As many as 1.4 million Americans suffer from uncomfortable abdominal cramping and diarrhea that come with ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease.
Sun, 25 Jan 2015 00:00:00 PST
Just as households have garbage disposals and recycling bins for getting rid of everyday waste, the cell has its own system for cleaning up unnecessary or defunct components.
Sat, 24 Jan 2015 00:00:00 PST
Stay home and watch TV to reduce your risk of flu. This is what the residents of Mexico City did during the 2009 swine flu outbreak, and researchers found it was effective.
Fri, 23 Jan 2015 03:00:00 PST
While human odor guides malaria mosquitoes to human homes, once they take up residence, it is exhaled carbon dioxide that triggers them to land on skin for their next blood meal.
Fri, 23 Jan 2015 02:00:00 PST
The hundred trillion bacteria living in an adult human-mostly in the intestines, making up the gut microbiome-have a significant impact on behavior and brain health.
Fri, 23 Jan 2015 01:00:00 PST
The use of colloidal silver to treat illnesses has become more popular in recent years, but its ingestion, prohibited in countries like the US, can be harmful to health.
Bacteria communicate by means of chemical signals and can develop common characteristics through this "agreement" and also develop their potential pathogenic effects in this way.
Fri, 23 Jan 2015 00:00:00 PST
Aggressive infections constitute an increasing health problem all over the world.
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