Tue, 01 Dec 2015 05:00:00 PST
With global health services increasingly worried about the rise of antibiotic resistant diseases, researchers at Maynooth University have discovered a compound whose anti-MRSA qualities pave the...
Tue, 01 Dec 2015 01:00:00 PST
Precise measurement of microbial populations in gastrointestinal tracts could be key to identifying novel therapies.
Tue, 01 Dec 2015 00:00:00 PST
Adnan Hodzi from the Institute of Parasitology at the Vetmeduni Vienna is searching for pathogens transmitted by ticks.
Fri, 27 Nov 2015 05:00:00 PST
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is creating a stockpile of avian influenza vaccines, but an expert suggests careful consideration of the strategy and cautions that the strain of the next...
Fri, 27 Nov 2015 03:00:00 PST
A new study shows malaria parasites prefer to set up replication compartments in liver cells that express EphA2. Cells low in the receptor appear to be less prone to infection.
Thu, 26 Nov 2015 08:00:00 PST
A post-Ebola panel has drawn up 10 recommendations for informing a better response to a future epidemic, largely focusing on the WHO. We look at some of the recommendations.
Thu, 26 Nov 2015 05:00:00 PST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has joined other Asia Pacific Leaders in taking a concrete step closer to defeating malaria.
Thu, 26 Nov 2015 03:00:00 PST
Researchers at the University of Georgia have developed a model for evaluating a potential new strategy in the fight against drug-resistant diseases.
Swimming in a pool of syrup would be difficult for most people, but for bacteria like E. coli, it's easier than swimming in water.
Thu, 26 Nov 2015 00:00:00 PST
Mosquito-borne virus chikungunya can cause encephalitis, leading to disability and death, especially in infants and over 65. One locally transmitted case has occurred in the US.
Wed, 25 Nov 2015 11:00:00 PST
The Organisation of the Islamic Cooperation (OIC) is an inter-governmental organisation of 57 Muslim-majority countries with a mission to promote human rights and advance science and technology...
Wed, 25 Nov 2015 09:00:00 PST
In an article published in Small, researchers successfully applied a new qualitative and quantitative method for the detection of a DNA sequence characteristic of Leishmania infantum kinetoplast, a...
Wed, 25 Nov 2015 08:00:00 PST
The overall postoperative rate of Clostridium difficile infection (CDI), a bacterium that can cause severe diarrhea and life-threatening intestinal conditions, was 0.
Wed, 25 Nov 2015 06:00:00 PST
A sustainable global agreement on climate change with a strong emphasis on the protection and improvement of health has been called for by the World Medical Association on the eve of the climate...
Wed, 25 Nov 2015 04:00:00 PST
A computer model of tuberculosis has shown that approved treatments prescribing antibiotic doses once or twice a week are more likely to lead to drug resistant strains than are daily antibiotic...
Wed, 25 Nov 2015 03:00:00 PST
Male fruit flies could find their chances of fathering offspring radically reduced if they are last in the queue to mate with promiscuous females before winter arrives, according to new University of...
Wed, 25 Nov 2015 00:00:00 PST
With the globalization of our food supply, food safety issues are a major concern for both public health and for the food industry.
Tue, 24 Nov 2015 10:00:00 PST
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a new indication for BioThrax (Anthrax Vaccine Adsorbed) to prevent disease following suspected or confirmed exposure to Bacillus anthracis, the...
Tue, 24 Nov 2015 09:00:00 PST
Researchers from Spain have analysed the prevalence of leishmaniasis among the population of organ transplant recipients.
Patients have difficulty deciphering complex numeric data on healthcare-associated infections used by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to help consumers choose hospitals...
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