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Dr. John England, Professor and Chair of Neurology at LSU Health New Orleans School of Medicine, and colleagues in Honduras and Venezuela have reported a new neurological complication of infection with...

Bat Conservation International (BCI) and the Tennessee Chapter of The Nature Conservancy (TNC) are pleased to award $100,000 in funding to support critical research in the fight against White-nose Syndrome...

As a further safety measure against the emerging Zika virus outbreak, today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a revised guidance recommending universal testing of donated Whole Blood and blood...

A test that could provide a Zika diagnosis for patients less than 30 minutes in doctors’ and other healthcare providers’ offices is moving forward with funding from the U.S. Department of Health and...

The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) is today  investigating the first imported case of Zika Virus Infection, and urged the public to adopt strict anti-mosquito measures...

Researchers supported by the National Institutes of Health have shown that it’s possible to diagnose a bacterial infection from a small sample of blood — based on the immune system’s response to...

In a landmark discovery, researchers at Tel Aviv University have unraveled the metastatic mechanism of melanoma, the most aggressive of all skin cancers. According to a paper published Monday in the journal...

Doctors writing in the journal Thorax have warned musicians who play wind instruments of a potential hazard they have dubbed ‘bagpipe lung.’ The warning comes after a man died of the chronic...

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) today announced a $7 million contract with Orasure Technologies, Inc. of Bethlehem,...

The journal Radiology has published a special report, detailing the spectrum of imaging findings in babies and fetuses infected with the Zika virus. “Imaging is essential for identifying the presence...