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In a scientific discovery that has significant implications for preventing HIV infections, researchers at Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute (Sanford-Burnham) have identified a protein that could...

Previous evidence demonstrates that camels in the Arabian Peninsula, Camelus dromedarius, are host reservoirs of the MERS-CoV virus that can efficiently transmit the virus to humans.  A new study in Dubai...

Before submitting a research proposal, it is imperative to gather some details on how to write a reliable research proposal. If you have no idea about how to write a research proposal, then there is nothing...

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Zoonotic malaria has been shown to be caused by two genetically distinct Plasmodium knowlesi parasite subpopulations associated with different monkey host species in Malaysia, according to new research...

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Healthcare workers frequently contaminate their gloves and gowns during every day care of nursing homes residents with drug resistant Staphylococcus aureus or MRSA, according to a new study. The findings...

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A major international randomized clinical trial has found that HIV-infected individuals have a considerably lower risk of developing AIDS or other serious illnesses if they start taking antiretroviral...

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It’s a device that could transform doctors’ ability to treat infections: a test for antibiotic resistance that works in just one hour — instead of several days. We live in fear of ‘superbugs’:...

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Visterra, Inc., a clinical-stage biotechnology company that uses its proprietary technology platform to identify unique disease targets and design novel therapeutics for infectious diseases, and the Drug...

A breakthrough that will save time in diagnosing resistance in cases of infection with Mycobacterium tuberculosis was announced May 13th by a team from University College London.  Instead of taking weeks...

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At the peak of the Ebola epidemic last fall came a frightening new possibility: a mutation that could allow the disease to spread through the air. Now University of Florida researchers have dispelled this...