Fri, 24 Jun 2016 09:00:00 PDT
At the 94th General Session & Exhibition of the International Association for Dental Research, researcher Michael Reddy, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA, will present a study titled...
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 05:00:00 PDT
Rabies virus (RABV) transmitted by dogs is responsible for an estimated 60,000 human deaths per year, especially in Asia and Africa.
Previous exposure to the dengue virus may increase the potency of Zika infection, according to research from Imperial College London.
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 00:00:00 PDT
The DIABIMMUNE project followed the development of 39 Finnish infants from birth to the age of three.
Thu, 23 Jun 2016 07:00:00 PDT
How does HIV enter the nucleus of immune cells when it is bigger than the pores in its walls? New research shows it hijacks a protein to enlarge the pores.
Viruses may trigger pathological false alarm in the intestine.The onset of the autoimmune condition coeliac disease may not be down to genetic factors alone - certain viral infections may also...
Thu, 23 Jun 2016 05:00:00 PDT
Health warnings about complications related to Zika virus significantly increased demand for abortions in Latin American countries, according to a new study published in the New England Journal of...
Thu, 23 Jun 2016 00:00:00 PDT
Deploying the unmanned vehicles in low- and middle-income countries could also improve vaccination rates.
In a proof-of-principle study, a team of physicians and bioinformatics experts at Johns Hopkins reports they were able to diagnose or rule out suspected brain infections using so called...
Wed, 22 Jun 2016 09:00:00 PDT
A special communication article published online by JAMA Pediatrics explores whether new paradigms in child health may emerge because of Zika virus. Peter J. Hotez, M.D., Ph.D.
Wed, 22 Jun 2016 00:00:00 PDT
Scientists have isolated peptides (strings of amino acids) with antibiotic effects on bacteria that spoil food and cause food poisoning, after turning to the plant kingdom for help in boosting our...
Tue, 21 Jun 2016 09:00:00 PDT
The itchy, red welts that appear after being bitten by a mosquito may help any viruses the insect is carrying pass on to a new host.
Tue, 21 Jun 2016 07:00:00 PDT
Research presented at the ASM Microbe research meeting demonstrates a new way bacteria can cause dramatic morphological changes in human cells.
A phase II clinical trial demonstrated that a new type of treatment for genital herpes, an immunotherapy called GEN-003, may reduce the activity of the virus and the number of days with recurrent...
Research being presented at the ASM Microbe research meeting provides clear evidence that the gloves of healthcare workers contaminate hospital surfaces with bacteria.
Mon, 20 Jun 2016 09:00:00 PDT
Research presented at the ASM Microbe research meeting provides compelling evidence that children acquire Streptococcus mutans, the bacterium most frequently associated with dental caries, from...
Mon, 20 Jun 2016 04:00:00 PDT
Scientists potentially have found a way to disrupt Zika and similar viruses from spreading in the body.A team at Washington University School of Medicine in St.
Mon, 20 Jun 2016 00:00:00 PDT
An exhaustive look at how bacteria hold their ground and avoid getting pushed around by their environment shows how dozens of genes aid the essential job of protecting cells from popping when...
Insects transmit diseases when, probing for blood vessels, they inject saliva together with viral, bacterial, or parasitic pathogens into the skin of mammalian hosts.
Fri, 17 Jun 2016 07:00:00 PDT
Cholera outbreaks are on the rise. To prevent and control them, three oral cholera vaccines are currently approved by WHO.
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