Sun, 26 Mar 2017 03:00:00 PDT
In this article, we look at a variety of skin rashes including eczema, hives, and psoriasis. Learn about possible triggers and when to see a doctor.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDT
New antibiotics are becoming available for the first time but without accurate diagnostics, clear treatment guidelines, and improved control efforts, their effectiveness could be rapidly lost...
New light has been shed on the functioning of human gut bacteria which could help to develop medicines in the future to improve health and wellbeing.
New University of Liverpool research reveals that the immune response of farmed chickens does not develop fast enough to fight off Campylobacter during their short lifespan.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 07:00:00 PDT
Study shows that a small molecule can block the formation of adhesive bonds that help growth of S. aureus biofilms, a cause of implant-related infections.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 06:00:00 PDT
States with weaker non-medical exemption policies for vaccinations can reduce the likelihood of a measles outbreak 140 to 190 percent by strengthening them, a new study from the University of...
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 03:00:00 PDT
How can you relieve itchy or dry eyes? When should you see a doctor? Learn about common causes of this irritating condition and how to manage symptoms.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 06:00:00 PDT
Microbiologists at Trinity College Dublin have discovered a new way to prevent bacteria from growing on medical devices such as hip replacements or heart valves implanted in the human body.
In a feat of medical and scientific coordination, doctors across 138 hospitals in seven countries shared treatment protocols and harmonized data collection of three clinical trials resulting in the...
Chronic lung infections can be devastating for patients with cystic fibrosis (CF), and infection by Burkholderia cenocepacia, one of the most common species found in CF patients, is often...
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDT
Patients with septic shock admitted to hospitals affected by the 2011 shortage of the drug norepinephrine had a higher risk of in-hospital death, according to a study published online by JAMA.
Researchers at the National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis (NIMBioS) at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, have identified a more sensitive test for detecting the early...
Over the past two decades, the protozoan Tritrichomonas foetus has come to be recognised as a cause of chronic colitis in cats in many countries worldwide.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDT
Scientists at the IDIBAPS Biomedical Research Institute and at the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona) lead a study in which they have designed a new strategy to get genetically...
In strains of tuberculosis that have developed drug resistance mutations, researchers have identified a secondary pathway that can be activated to reinstate drug sensitivity.
A little empathy can go a long way toward ending infectious disease outbreaks.
Researchers have determined the structure of a human antibody bound to the Zika virus, revealing details about how the antibody interferes with the infection mechanism - findings that could aid in...
Fri, 17 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDT
An emerging tool in the fight against tick-borne disease, host-targeted bait boxes employ a sneaky trick: turning some of ticks' favorite carriers - small mammals like mice and chipmunks - against...
Public health officials are increasingly concerned over methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).
Thu, 16 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDT
Scientists from the University of Liverpool have shown that phage therapy could offer a safe and effective alternative to antibiotics in the treatment of cystic fibrosis lung infections.
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