Thu, 30 Oct 2014 01:00:00 PDT
Enterovirus. Tuberculosis. Cholera. Measles. Various strains of the flu and hepatitis.
Researchers have grown fully functioning, miniature human stomachs from stem cells, providing a model in which to study diseases such as stomach cancer and metabolic syndrome.
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 00:00:00 PDT
Recent breakthroughs may pave the way for vaccines and new drugs for those infected by parasitic helminths.
Scientists use the new discipline of landscape genetics to follow a 'flying syringe'Aedes albopictus, the Asian tiger mosquito, is an aggressive daytime biter and a potential disease vector.
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 09:00:00 PDT
Overpopulation is a beloved trope of dystopian fiction. But do the findings of a new study projecting that there will be up to 12.3 billion people by 2100 spell doom for humankind?
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 03:00:00 PDT
Our knowledge of long-dead viruses is limited by their poor preservation in ancient specimens. Now, molecular genetics shows it is possible to regenerate them from frozen samples.
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 02:00:00 PDT
The Infectious Diseases Society of America strongly supports measures to minimize the risk of Ebola Virus disease (EVD) transmission in the US from travelers returning from Ebola-outbreak-affected...
Isolating the sickest Ebola-infected individuals before they progress into their late phase of illness can effectively eliminate the Ebola epidemic in Liberia, according to a modeling study being...
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 01:00:00 PDT
New results from a safety and immunogenicity study, which included a challenge phase to test efficacy, indicate that a live attenuated enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (ETEC) vaccine candidate, given...
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 00:00:00 PDT
A chemical byproduct of intestinal bacteria-dependent digestion, TMAO (trimethylamine N-oxide) - already proven to contribute to heart disease and to be an accurate tool for predicting future heart...
An extract from shiitake mushrooms - AHCC - could help treat HPV infection, according to new research from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.
Tue, 28 Oct 2014 03:00:00 PDT
CDC's new guidance for people who have been in contact with Ebola patients would restrict the movement of those at high risk but not require them to undergo mandatory quarantine.
Tue, 28 Oct 2014 00:00:00 PDT
Researchers report in the journal Nature that they have made a breakthrough in understanding how a powerful antibiotic agent is made in nature.
Mon, 27 Oct 2014 02:00:00 PDT
UK healthcare workers are being encouraged to complete a survey about helping with the Ebola outbreak in west Africa.
Sun, 26 Oct 2014 00:00:00 PDT
Unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones, can collect detailed information in real time at relatively low cost for ecological research.
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 04:00:00 PDT
A hospitalized medical aid worker who volunteered in Guinea, one of the three West African nations experiencing an Ebola epidemic, and since returned to the United States has tested positive for...
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 02:00:00 PDT
The result of 10 years of collaboration between the Damien Foundation Belgium and the Institute of Tropical Medicine in Antwerp (ITM) could revolutionize global tuberculosis control.
A new test, developed by University of British Columbia researchers, could help physicians predict within an hour if a patient will develop severe sepsis so they can begin treatment immediately.
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 01:00:00 PDT
In a new study, researchers say current control measures in Montserrado, Liberia are not enough to contain the Ebola outbreak, and up-scales of these measures are urgently needed.
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 03:00:00 PDT
An experimental drug currently undergoing trials as a treatment for influenza and Ebola virus disease causes norovirus to mutate itself to death in infected mice, a study shows.
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