A new report from the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York shows that a distinct population of microbes reintroduced into a patient could clear out rampant Clostridium difficile infections. Clostridium difficile...

About a quarter of sailors immunized with the influenza vaccine on board the U.S. Navy minesweeper,USS Ardent contracted the flu, primarily H3N2 influenza, according to a study published in the latest...

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A study to determine whether vaccines, particularly those for hepatitis B (HepB) and human papillomavirus (HPV), increased the risk of multiple sclerosis (MS) or other acquired central nervous system demyelinating...

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In a study by Dutch researchers from the Reference Laboratory for Bacterial Meningitis in Amsterdam, they find that current practices of only offering antibiotic treatment during labor to pregnant women...

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Scientists from The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have been awarded $6.6 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to lead an investigation of Lassa fever virus, the most prevalent virus-induced...

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Even if they don’t show signs of infection, college athletes who play football, soccer and other contact sports are more likely to carry the superbug methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA),...

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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...