Sun, 28 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDT
Learn all about nephritis, a condition where the kidney becomes inflamed. This article looks at the causes, symptoms, and treatment of nephritis.
Sat, 27 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDT
Learn all about the symptoms, causes, and treatment of peritonitis, an urgent problem affecting the tissue around the inside of the belly wall.
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 06:00:00 PDT
Learn all about bacterial pneumonia, an inflammation of the lungs caused by bacteria. This article looks at its causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDT
Learn all about Mycoplasma pneumoniae, bacteria that can cause mild infections in the lung. This article looks at transmission, symptoms, and treatment.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDT
Learn all about how candidiasis, an infection caused by the Candida fungus, can affect the skin and nails. This article looks at symptoms and treatment.
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 06:00:00 PDT
Learn all about the causes, symptoms, and treatment of autoimmune hemolytic anemia, a condition where the immune system destroys red blood cells.
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 05:00:00 PDT
Two studies appearing in JAMA examine the use of genetic tests to help rule out a serious bacterial infection in infants with fever, and also to determine if an infection is bacterial or viral in...
The first global-scale genetic study of Salmonella Enteritidis bacteria, which is a major cause of blood poisoning and death in Africa and food poisoning in the Western World, has discovered that...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDT
Does the flu shot cause side effects? This article looks at what the flu shot is, how safe it is, and when people should get this vaccine.
A test could be developed to distinguish between bacterial and viral infections after scientists identified two genes switched on in bacterial infections.
Viruses are notoriously difficult to predict. A newly designed Zika clone might be the tool needed to produce a reliable vaccine and halt the pandemic.
Sick wild house mice spend time away from their social groups, leading to a decrease in their potential for disease transmission according to a new study by evolutionary biologists from the...
Geographers at the University of Southampton have completed a large scale data and mapping project to track the flow of internal human migration in low and middle income countries.
Tue, 23 Aug 2016 07:00:00 PDT
Antibiotic resistant E. coli has been found in multiple drinking water supplies in France. The resistance counters the critically important cephalosporin antibiotics.
Tue, 23 Aug 2016 05:00:00 PDT
In a randomized, controlled, double-blind clinical trial, fecal microbiota transplantation using donor stool seemed to be safe and was more efficacious than transplantation using the patient's own...
Tue, 23 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDT
How can you tell the difference between strep throat and other conditions that affect the throat? The symptoms and pictures in this article could help.
Wind instrument musicians are at an increased risk of a potential hazard dubbed 'bagpipe lung' that could lead to chronic hypersensitivity pneumonitis.
Mon, 22 Aug 2016 07:00:00 PDT
Rheumatoid arthritis patients taking medications that inhibit interleukin-1beta (IL-1beta), a molecule that stimulates the immune system, are 300 times more likely to experience invasive Group A...
Mon, 22 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDT
Learn all about thyroid storm, a life-threatening complication of hyperthyroidism. This article looks at the causes, symptoms, and treatment options.
There are four globally endemic human coronaviruses which, together with the better known rhinoviruses, are responsible for causing common colds.
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