Fri, 29 Jul 2016 09:00:00 PDT
A new study published in the British Journal of Dermatology has shown that, on average, 70% of eczema patients are colonised with Staphylococcus aureus bacteria (S.
Fri, 29 Jul 2016 05:00:00 PDT
In response to the threat posed by Zika virus (ZIKV), several governments in Latin America have advised women to delay pregnancy, potentially for years.
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 09:00:00 PDT
Yellow fever virus (YFV), a close relative of Zika virus and transmitted by the same type of mosquito, is the cause of an often-fatal viral hemorrhagic fever and could spread via air travel from...
New research reveals that two specific plant-derived compounds may be effective for fighting inflammation and pain. The findings are published in the British Journal of Pharmacology.
The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health, has begun an early-stage clinical trial of an investigational vaccine designed to...
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 05:00:00 PDT
Antibodies that specifically protect against Zika infection have been identified in mice, report Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis researchers on July 27 in Cell.
Tübingen researchers have discovered that bacteria from the human nose produces a novel antibiotic which is effective against multiresistant pathogensA potential lifesaver lies unrecognized...
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 02:00:00 PDT
The bacteria that live in dental plaque and contribute to tooth decay often resist traditional antimicrobial treatment, as they can "hide" within a sticky biofilm matrix, a glue-like polymer...
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 00:00:00 PDT
Learn all about flea bites, including what they look like, what symptoms they cause, and how to tell the difference between a flea bite and a bed bug bite.
Wed, 27 Jul 2016 06:00:00 PDT
Learn all about the early signs and symptoms of mono. This article looks at mono symptoms in teens, young adults, older adults, and children.
Wed, 27 Jul 2016 05:00:00 PDT
Limits use for acute bacterial sinusitis, acute bacterial exacerbation of chronic bronchitis and uncomplicated urinary tract infections.The U.S.
Staphylococcus aureus blood infection 30% more fatal in women than men, but the reasons remain unclear.
Wed, 27 Jul 2016 00:00:00 PDT
Learn all about hand, foot, and mouth disease, a childhood illness. This article looks at the causes, symptoms, treatment, and prevention of HFMD.
Tue, 26 Jul 2016 07:00:00 PDT
Pregnancy delays can have a substantial effect on reducing cases of microcephaly but can exacerbate the Zika virus outbreak if the timing and duration of the delay is insufficient.
Tue, 26 Jul 2016 04:00:00 PDT
Travelers to Brazil for the 2016 Olympics face minimal risk of contracting or spreading Zika virus, according to an article published in Annals of Internal Medicine.
Mon, 25 Jul 2016 08:00:00 PDT
A new method for estimating who in the Americas is at risk of infection suggests over 90 million Zika infections could result from the initial spread.
Mon, 25 Jul 2016 00:00:00 PDT
Learn all about a number of home remedies for cold sores. This article also looks at prescribed medication and cold sore prevention tips.
Researchers from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln confirm that strains of chimp-carried SIVs can infect human cells and subsequently mutate.
For the past few years, scientists around the world have been studying ways to use miniature robots to better treat a variety of diseases.
Fri, 22 Jul 2016 06:00:00 PDT
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will begin making awards totaling nearly $60 million to states, cities, and territories to support efforts to protect Americans from Zika virus...
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