Fri, 02 Dec 2016 06:00:00 PST
Researchers at Okayama University have successfully cleaved influenza viral RNA to prevent its replication using novel artificial RNA restriction enzymes in laboratory cell cultures.
Hundreds of different bacterial species live in the human gut, helping us to digest our food.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PST
A WSU research team has successfully used a mild electric current to take on and beat drug-resistant bacterial infections, a technology that may eventually be used to treat chronic wound infections.
Child care personnel properly clean their hands less than a quarter of the times they are supposed to, according to a study published in the American Journal of Infection Control, the official...
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 06:00:00 PST
The first available dengue vaccine, CYD-TDV (Dengvaxia), is estimated to reduce the burden of dengue and be potentially cost effective in settings where infections with dengue are common, according...
New York Blood Center has announced groundbreaking findings toward the development of vaccines for the prevention of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PST
Microbes have long been an invaluable source of new drugs. And to find more, we may have to look no further than the ground beneath our feet.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 06:00:00 PST
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has been informed by Texas health officials that Zika virus infection has been diagnosed in a resident of Brownsville, Texas, without any other...
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PST
A medical device for Cystic Fibrosis (CF) sufferers which lessens their exposure to infections resulting in fewer doctors' visits, reduced antibiotic usage and shorter hospital stays, is expected...
Researchers may have found a way to stop diabetes and improve metabolism in mice, potentially leading to major advancement in treatment of human diabetes.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PST
Partners gathered in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, to assess progress in the malaria fight across the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS).
Fri, 25 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PST
A naturally occurring predatory bacterium is able to work with the immune system to clear multi-drug resistant Shigella infections in zebrafish, according to a study published in Current Biology.
Thu, 24 Nov 2016 06:00:00 PST
A recent study from the University of Eastern Finland shows that among users of antidementia drugs, persons using memantine have the highest risk of pneumonia.
Thu, 24 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PST
Cruise ships, nursing homes, and daycare centers are common breeding grounds for norovirus, a contagious stomach bug that infects 685 million people around the world each year.
Wed, 23 Nov 2016 06:00:00 PST
CDC researchers in collaboration with researchers from the United States and Brazil investigated the first series of infants with laboratory evidence of congenital Zika virus infection documented...
In a study appearing in JAMA, Heidi E. Brown, Ph.D., of the University of Arizona, Tucson, and colleagues investigated trends in infectious disease mortality in the United States from 1980 through...
Wed, 23 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PST
What is inverse psoriasis? When should a doctor be consulted? Learn about the treatment for inverse psoriasis as well as the causes and symptoms.
Measles, one of the world's most contagious diseases, can spread more quickly in schools than previously thought, according to Princeton University-led research.
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 06:00:00 PST
Mice that receive gut bacteria transplants from overweight humans are known to gain more weight than mice transplanted with gut bacteria from normal weight subjects, even when the mice are fed the...
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PST
Research from the University of Southampton, in collaboration with colleagues at A*STAR in Singapore, has provided new understanding of a protein which plays an important role in protecting...
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