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A researcher from Texas Tech University’s Department of Animal and Food Sciences in the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, has discovered a new serotype of the salmonella bacteria,...

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Researchers used spatial analysis software and electronic medical records to identify clusters of underimmunization and vaccine refusal among Kaiser Permanente members in Northern California, according...

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One in five cases of Lassa fever – a disease that kills around 5,000 people a year in West Africa – could be due to human-to-human transmission, with a large proportion of these cases caused...

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A new study by Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital researchers shows that a vaccine for rotavirus in infants reduces the rates of infection. In the study of children enrolled in...

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According to the Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases, the whipworm is the world’s third most common worm infection, affecting some 800 million people worldwide, particularly in warm, humid,...

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RIVERSIDE, Calif. – Worm infections represent a major global public health problem, leading to a variety of debilitating diseases and conditions, such as anemia, elephantiasis, growth retardation and...

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A crowdfunded study of pet food contaminants by Association for Truth in Pet Food (ATPF) published this week revealed pet foods with fungal toxins, bacterial pathogens and products with spoilage organisms. Some...

While it has long been known that vascular tissue below the skin helps infiltrating white blood cells kill invading pathogens, new research from the University of California, San Diego Medical School has...

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Richard S. Vetter is a retired entomologist formerly part of the staff at the University of California, Riverside and he says that spiders are “scapegoated” as the cause of bacterial infections...

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A research team from Purdue University in Indiana have made a breakthrough in learning about the virus, Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) and the potential development of drugs that inhibit infections caused by...