Tue, 25 Oct 2016 06:00:00 PDTIn a proof-of-concept study with mice, scientists at The Johns Hopkins University show that a novel coating they made with antibiotic-releasing nanofibers has the potential to better prevent at...
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 06:00:00 PDTScientists 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.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTWhat are styes, what are the symptoms of a stye, and how do we prevent them? Learn what home remedies and medical treatments are available.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTResearchers have developed computer simulations showing how lasers attack oral bacterial colonies, suggesting that benefits of using lasers in oral debridement include killing bacteria and...
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTScientists at the University of Basel discovered a fundamental new mechanism explaining the inadequate immune defense against chronic viral infection.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTPathogenic bacteria use small RNA molecules to adapt to their environment. Infection researchers from Würzburg have now pinpointed a protein involved in regulating the activity of these molecules.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTA new review suggests tuberculosis could trigger autoimmunity, after finding tuberculosis bacteria 'trick' the immune system into damaging the lungs.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 05:00:00 PDTA Canada-US study led by Luis Barreiro, a professor at the University of Montreal's Department of Pediatrics and researcher at the Sainte-Justine University Hospital Center, has demonstrated that...
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTWhat is red eye and what is conjunctivitis? Learn about common causes, home remedies, and serious problems that may cause red eye.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTEvery 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 PDTGenetic manipulation of parasite that causes schistosomiasis could pave road to new treatments.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 05:00:00 PDTFor decades, research has suggested a link between oral health and inflammatory diseases affecting the entire body - in particular, heart attacks and strokes.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTProviding antibody to infants could prove lifesaving.Infants in Canada's north are facing alarming rates of respiratory infection, but providing an antibody to all infants will prevent hundreds...
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 09:00:00 PDTDirect microbial sequencing of environmental samples, such as from ocean water, hospital surfaces, and the human gut, have illuminated the vast number of microbes present in our world.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 09:00:00 PDTMore than 2.5 million cases of healthcare-associated infections are estimated to occur in the European Union and European Economic Area (EU/EEA) each year, according to a study published by...
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 06:00:00 PDTThe HIV virus increases the potency of the tuberculosis bacterium (Mtb) by affecting a central function of the immune system.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 06:00:00 PDTResearchers have discovered a new approach to preventing or treating a stomach bacterium associated with an increased risk of stomach cancer as well as gastritis and duodenal ulcers.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTMigraines have proven notoriously difficult to understand. New research points the finger at oral bacteria. Could the culprit have finally been found?
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTA new large-scale genetic study of head and neck cancers shows why some individuals infected with human papillomavirus (HPV) may go on to develop oropharyngeal cancer while others do not.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTWith recent studies proving that almost everyone has a little bit of Neanderthal DNA in them - up to 5 percent of the human genome - it's become clear our ancestors not only had some serious...
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 05:00:00 PDTCommon bacteria evade traps in placenta to rapidly infect fetus; finding should inform vaccine pursuit, investigators say.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTAn ultraviolet air steriliser reduces sepsis and mortality in cardiac surgery patients, according to research presented at Acute Cardiovascular Care 2016.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTAn international research team has developed an effective treatment strategy against the HIV-like Simian Immunodeficiency Virus (SIV) in rhesus macaquesAccording to the WHO, around 36 million...
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 09:00:00 PDTMonitoring the migration routes of wild birds could help to provide early warning of potential bird flu outbreaks, experts say.
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTA team of researchers from the United Kingdom has obtained the first complete genome sequence of Zika virus that was isolated from a semen sample.