Sat, 18 Feb 2017 06:00:00 PST
In this article, learn about what eye drops are available for itchy eyes, when eye drops should be used, and when people should see a doctor.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 06:00:00 PST
A new reactive vaccination strategy for future foot-and-mouth disease epidemics shows that significant cost savings can be achieved by accurately identifying our capacity to vaccinate - according...
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PST
In this article, learn about what causes dry eye, which eye drops are available, what to consider when choosing eye drops, and alternative treatments.
Researchers at the National Institutes of Health have uncovered new clues to the link between Nodding syndrome, a devastating form of pediatric epilepsy found in specific areas of east Africa, and...
A new antibiotic, produced by bacteria found on a species of African ant, is very potent against antibiotic-resistant 'superbugs' like MRSA according to scientists.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 08:00:00 PST
Whether vitamin D supplements reduce the risk of acute respiratory infections is a hotly debated topic. A new meta-analysis swings in vitamin D's favor.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PST
The flu and common cold are both common illnesses but for how long is there a risk of spreading them to others? How can people stop them from spreading?
Fresh insights into how immune cells are regulated could signal a new approach to tackling infections.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PST
The dry, cracked and itchy skin of atopic dermatitis patients is often colonized with Staphylococcus bacteria.
A new study about the overwhelming importance of "superspreaders" in some infectious disease epidemics has shown that in the catastrophic 2014-15 Ebola epidemic in West Africa, about 3 percent of...
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PST
What is jock itch? How is it diagnosed, are there any risk factors, when should a doctor be consulted, and what lifestyle tips may help to prevent it?
New research from Lund University in Sweden has shown that intestinal bacteria can accelerate the development of Alzheimer's disease.
The red berries of the Brazilian peppertree - a weedy, invasive species common in Florida - contain an extract with the power to disarm dangerous antibiotic-resistant staph bacteria, scientists at...
Mon, 13 Feb 2017 06:00:00 PST
What is tinea versicolor? In this article, learn about how tinea versicolor is diagnosed, what the risk factors are, and how it may be prevented.
Mon, 13 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PST
Lecithin, a natural emulsifier commonly used in processed foods, synergistically enhances the antimicrobial properties of the natural essential oil, eugenol, but only when applied in very small...
A team at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute has discovered how a promising malarial vaccine target - the protein RH5 - helps parasites to invade human red blood cells.
Fri, 10 Feb 2017 06:00:00 PST
A new study indicates that the antiviral drug oseltamivir can reduce influenza infections and prevent deaths in a cost-saving manner under most pandemic scenarios.
Fri, 10 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PST
Learn how COPD and pneumonia are connected, how they are diagnosed, and what treatments are available. Also learn how to improve respiratory health.
Thu, 09 Feb 2017 11:00:00 PST
In cases where drug resistance can lead to treatment failure, new research shows that therapies tailored to contain an infection or a tumor at tolerable levels can, in some cases, extend the...
A patient's genetics may impact disease progression by inducing mutations in the HIV genome.
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