The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported in an update today that ten more people infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella have been reported, bringing the total to 27 people. Two...

Seattle Children’s Hospital shut down several operating rooms recently after routine air testing demonstrated the mold, Aspergillus was found in some of our operating rooms and equipment storage rooms...

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Do you like science and medicine? Do you like history? On today’s show, you’ll get a great dose of both. I talk to the author of the very informative book, Between Hope and Fear: A History...

By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 Dengue fever In a follow-up on the dengue situation in Singapore, health officials are reporting the 4th dengue – related fatality of the year in a 63 year-old-man. The...

About 40% of the affected patients with Huntington’s disease -a neurodegenerative pathology- show depression symptoms, even in early stages before the apparition of the typical motor symptoms of...

Antibiotics prescribed by dentists as a preemptive strike against infection are unnecessary 81% of the time, according to a study published today in JAMA Network Open. The findings are important because...

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By Robert Herriman   @bactiman63 The number of dengue fever cases in Honduras has exploded in 2019 with the numbers as of May 11 topping the total for all of 2018. Year-to-date, Honduras has reported...

By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 The Florida Department of Health in Alachua County says twelve students at the University of Florida in Gainesville have come down with the mumps. Local media report officials...

By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 Mr Ri Kyong Gun, Director of the Veterinary and, Ministry of Agriculture, Anti-Epizootic Department in Pyongyang, North Korea reported to the World Organisation for Animal Health...

By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 US measles cases The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported today that the number of measles cases reported in the United States has risen to 971 through...