Thu, 08 Dec 2016 02:00:00 PSTSome existing methods for controlling Zika-carrying mosquitos are not effective and may even be counter-productive, according to research by scientists at the University of East Anglia (UEA).
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 06:00:00 PSTAn analysis of 2,000-year-old human remains from several regions across the Italian peninsula has confirmed the presence of malaria during the Roman Empire, addressing a longstanding debate about...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 06:00:00 PSTA team of researchers, co-led by a University of California, Riverside professor, has found a long-sought-after mechanism in human cells that creates immunity to influenza A virus, which causes...
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 06:00:00 PSTMovies of immune cells in mice reveal potential mechanism behind fatal malaria-caused brain swelling.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 06:00:00 PSTThe first available dengue vaccine, CYD-TDV (Dengvaxia), is estimated to reduce the burden of dengue and be potentially cost effective in settings where infections with dengue are common, according...
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 06:00:00 PSTThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has been informed by Texas health officials that Zika virus infection has been diagnosed in a resident of Brownsville, Texas, without any other...
Wed, 23 Nov 2016 06:00:00 PSTCDC researchers in collaboration with researchers from the United States and Brazil investigated the first series of infants with laboratory evidence of congenital Zika virus infection documented...
Mon, 21 Nov 2016 07:00:00 PSTBy stripping the Zika virus of structural genes, researchers create versions to help develop vaccines and therapeutics without using infectious virus.
Mon, 21 Nov 2016 06:00:00 PSTMice with healthy immune systems could provide new insights into Zika virus pathology and treatment.
Fri, 18 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTScientists at the Gladstone Institutes discovered that the vaginal immune system is suppressed in response to RNA viruses, such as Zika.
Fri, 18 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTBWH investigators and collaborators have created a swallowable capsule that can stay in the stomach and deliver medicine for up to two weeks or more.
Fri, 18 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTResearchers test mechanisms explaining differences in dengue serotype and disease severity by statistically fitting mathematical models to viral load data from dengue-infected individuals.
Thu, 17 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTThe Zika virus is most commonly transmitted in humans as the result of a bite from an infected mosquito or from an infected human to another human.
Wed, 16 Nov 2016 05:00:00 PSTBetween 2013 and 2016, tens of thousands of people in West Africa contracted Ebola virus disease, making the epidemic the largest and longest on record.
Fri, 11 Nov 2016 06:00:00 PSTChagas disease (Trypanosoma cruzi infection) is a parasitic infection that can lead to fatal cardiac disease.
Wed, 09 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTOutbreaks of the mosquito-borne disease chikungunya appear to be driven by infections centered in and around the home, with women significantly more likely to become ill, suggests new research from...
Mon, 07 Nov 2016 08:00:00 PSTZika infection in pregnancy can cause microcephaly. A new study found an antibody called ZIKV-177 protected pregnant mice and their fetuses against Zika.
Fri, 04 Nov 2016 07:00:00 PSTA vaccine against cutaneous leishmaniasis, a skin infection caused by Leishmania parasites, may be spitting distance away - sand fly spit, that is.
Fri, 04 Nov 2016 07:00:00 PSTScientists have identified genetic markers associated with resistance to the one of the most commonly used malaria drugs in Southeast Asia.
Mon, 31 Oct 2016 06:00:00 PSTA Michigan State University researcher is challenging a widely held African belief that a spinal tap, a procedure safely used to treat other diseases, could suck the brain from the base of the...
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PSTLearn what ticks are and how to recognize the signs and symptoms of a bite. Can ticks transmit diseases? How can people prevent tick bites?
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 06:00:00 PSTScientists could harness the power of evolution to stop mosquitoes spreading malaria, according to new research by the University of Exeter and the University of California, Berkeley.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PSTEvery year, more than 350 million people in over 120 countries contact dengue fever, which can cause symptoms ranging from achy muscles and a skin rash to life-threatening hemorrhagic fever.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PSTGenetic manipulation of parasite that causes schistosomiasis could pave road to new treatments.
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PSTA team of researchers from the United Kingdom has obtained the first complete genome sequence of Zika virus that was isolated from a semen sample.