Sun, 23 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDT
A new review suggests tuberculosis could trigger autoimmunity, after finding tuberculosis bacteria 'trick' the immune system into damaging the lungs.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 05:00:00 PDT
A Canada-US study led by Luis Barreiro, a professor at the University of Montreal's Department of Pediatrics and researcher at the Sainte-Justine University Hospital Center, has demonstrated that...
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDT
What is red eye and what is conjunctivitis? Learn about common causes, home remedies, and serious problems that may cause red eye.
Every year, more than 350 million people in over 120 countries contact dengue fever, which can cause symptoms ranging from achy muscles and a skin rash to life-threatening hemorrhagic fever.
Genetic manipulation of parasite that causes schistosomiasis could pave road to new treatments.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 05:00:00 PDT
For decades, research has suggested a link between oral health and inflammatory diseases affecting the entire body - in particular, heart attacks and strokes.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDT
Providing antibody to infants could prove lifesaving.Infants in Canada's north are facing alarming rates of respiratory infection, but providing an antibody to all infants will prevent hundreds...
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 09:00:00 PDT
Direct microbial sequencing of environmental samples, such as from ocean water, hospital surfaces, and the human gut, have illuminated the vast number of microbes present in our world.
More than 2.5 million cases of healthcare-associated infections are estimated to occur in the European Union and European Economic Area (EU/EEA) each year, according to a study published by...
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 06:00:00 PDT
The HIV virus increases the potency of the tuberculosis bacterium (Mtb) by affecting a central function of the immune system.
Researchers have discovered a new approach to preventing or treating a stomach bacterium associated with an increased risk of stomach cancer as well as gastritis and duodenal ulcers.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDT
Migraines have proven notoriously difficult to understand. New research points the finger at oral bacteria. Could the culprit have finally been found?
A new large-scale genetic study of head and neck cancers shows why some individuals infected with human papillomavirus (HPV) may go on to develop oropharyngeal cancer while others do not.
With recent studies proving that almost everyone has a little bit of Neanderthal DNA in them - up to 5 percent of the human genome - it's become clear our ancestors not only had some serious...
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 05:00:00 PDT
Common bacteria evade traps in placenta to rapidly infect fetus; finding should inform vaccine pursuit, investigators say.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDT
An ultraviolet air steriliser reduces sepsis and mortality in cardiac surgery patients, according to research presented at Acute Cardiovascular Care 2016.
An international research team has developed an effective treatment strategy against the HIV-like Simian Immunodeficiency Virus (SIV) in rhesus macaquesAccording to the WHO, around 36 million...
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 09:00:00 PDT
Monitoring the migration routes of wild birds could help to provide early warning of potential bird flu outbreaks, experts say.
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDT
A team of researchers from the United Kingdom has obtained the first complete genome sequence of Zika virus that was isolated from a semen sample.
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 05:00:00 PDT
Following recent outbreaks of Zika virus and the potential health dangers of infection, especially during pregnancy, scientists are striving to rapidly develop effective antiviral drugs that can halt...
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