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Numerous experts and policy makers have called for hospitals to screen patients for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections and isolate anyone testing positive to prevent the spread...

A newly published study in the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene published Monday shows that the number of dengue fever cases reported in the country annually are vastly underreported. The...

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today unveiled a new, interactive web-based model that estimates where travelers infected with mosquito-borne chikungunya virus are likely to arrive...

The primary causes of Nodding Syndrome (NS) have stumped scientists for dozens of years, but a new theory based on modeling and disease progression have helped explain a link between Blackfly exposure...

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Infections with the intestinal superbug C. difficile nearly doubled from 2001 to 2010 in U.S. hospitals without noticeable improvement in patient mortality rates or hospital lengths of stay, according...

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Bacteria that metabolize ammonia, a major component of sweat, may improve skin health and some day could be used for the treatment of skin disorders, such as acne or chronic wounds. In a study conducted...

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A triple-punch of antibodies both prevented hepatitis C infection and wiped out the disease after it had established itself in laboratory mice, according to a study led by Princeton University researchers....

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Australian researchers have achieved ground-breaking results in a clinical trial using hookworms to reduce the symptoms of celiac disease. The results are also good news for sufferers of other inflammatory...

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Premature infants, especially those born with very low-birth-weight (VLBW), are particularly vulnerable to cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection because of their immature immune systems. CMV infection can cause...

Researchers from Arizona State University and Harvard University predict 6,800 possible new Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) cases in West Africa in the month of September if new control measures are not enacted,...