Fri, 28 Nov 2014 02:00:00 PST
Immunisation experts and university leaders urge first year university students (Freshers) to come forward for a vaccine to protect them against meningococcal C infection following recent reports...
Fri, 28 Nov 2014 00:00:00 PST
Researchers from Aarhus University have taken an important step in the fight against sleeping sickness, a disease that is a major problem in parts of Africa.
New research shows providing detainees wash cloths treated with a skin cleanser could reduce the prevalence of Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus) bacteria in U.S. jails.
Scientists have discovered how tetanus neurotoxin enters nerve cells. This newly found pathway could potentially be used to deliver treatment to the nervous system.
Thu, 27 Nov 2014 08:00:00 PST
Difficult to detect and prodigious in appetite, tapeworms are the stuff of hypochondriacs' nightmares. But how much of a threat do they pose to humans?
Thu, 27 Nov 2014 01:00:00 PST
New drugs and treatment strategies will be developed from research that provides a new understanding of how bacterial toxins target human cells.
Thu, 27 Nov 2014 00:00:00 PST
The bacterium Helicobacter pylori is strongly associated with gastric ulcers and cancer.
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 07:00:00 PST
A new measles vaccine that takes the form of an easily administered inhalable dry powder has been proven safe in a human clinical trial.
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 03:00:00 PST
While the turkey you eat on Thursday will bring your stomach happiness and could probably kick-start an afternoon nap, it may also save your life one day.
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 01:00:00 PST
A new CDC study reveals that New Yorkers living in poverty are at a higher risk from the potentially fatal bug Legionnaires' disease.
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:00:00 PST
One of the most mysterious forms of life may turn out to be a rich and untapped source of antibacterial drugs.
Research that provides a new understanding of how bacterial toxins target human cells is set to have major implications for the development of novel drugs and treatment strategies.
Researchers at Tufts University, in collaboration with a team at the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, have demonstrated a resorbable electronic implant that eliminated bacterial infection...
It's a dog eat dog world, and bacteria have been living in it for a long time.
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 02:00:00 PST
Scientists from Uppsala University, the Science for Life Laboratory (SciLifeLab) in Stockholm and Uppsala University Hospital have developed a new method of rapidly identifying which bacteria are...
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 00:00:00 PST
The control of certain childhood diseases is difficult, despite high vaccination coverage in many countries.
Mon, 24 Nov 2014 08:00:00 PST
By examining how macaque monkeys react to the yellow fever virus, researchers have discovered white blood cell changes that could lead to earlier diagnosis and better treatment.
In a model of mouse siblings, the findings of a new study suggest that healthy gut bacteria may prevent or treat metabolic syndrome.
Mon, 24 Nov 2014 01:00:00 PST
China has made significant progress increasing access to tap water and sanitation services, and has sharply reduced the burden of waterborne and water-related infectious diseases over the past two...
Mon, 24 Nov 2014 00:00:00 PST
A new study in mice, conducted by researchers at Sweden's Karolinska Institutet together with colleagues in Singapore and the United States, shows that our natural gut-residing microbes can influence...
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