Researchers studying babies with a Zika virus-related birth defect say they have found previously unreported eye problems possibly linked to the virus that could result in severe visual impairment. In...

A study published in PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases presents a cost-effectiveness tool that can help guide decisions regarding resource allocation to fund interventions targeted at curtailing the ongoing...

Phase 1 clinical trial to test a hookworm vaccine to occur in endemic area of Brazil Researchers from the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences received a $2.1 million...

LISTEN: Lyme disease expert talks diagnosis, treatment and ‘chronic Lyme’ The examination of autopsied brain tissues from patients who died of serious neurological conditions has revealed that...

After three years and 300 patients, George Mason University researchers have proof that their early-detection urine test for Lyme disease works. It’s the largest study of its kind looking at early-stage...

Personal hygiene products such as soaps and toothpastes that contain the antibiotic triclosan do not have a major influence on microbial communities or endocrine function, according to a small, randomized...

A serious and sometimes fatal bacterial infection, known as methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), may soon be beatable thanks to the efforts of University of South Florida scientists who...

A multidisciplinary team from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston is the first in the world to genetically engineer a clone of the Zika virus strain, a development that could expedite many...

As one of medicine’s largest challenges, viral infections often escape vaccines due to their natural ability to mutate rapidly and develop drug resistance easily. Many viruses, such as Zika, Ebola and...

In new study, 74 percent of patients had Lyme disease and not septic arthritis Septic or infectious arthritis of the knee and Lyme disease have similar symptoms in children but require different immediate...