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The University of Technology, Sydney‘s (UTS)  ithree institute will collaborate with several US research teams in a new study to identify better diagnostic, vaccine and treatment targets for chlamydia...

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Drug-resistant malaria parasites have spread to critical border regions of South-east Asia, seriously threatening global malaria control and elimination programmes, according to a study published in the...

A newly discovered bacteriophage found in fecal samples of Americans, Asians, and Europeans may have profound effects on the population of Bacteroides species in the human gut.  Bacteroides are...

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About 100 drugs already approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for other purposes can also prevent the growth of certain bacterial pathogens inside human cells, including those that cause...

A rare procedure occasionally performed during Jewish circumcisions that involves direct oral suction is a likely source of  herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1) transmissions documented in infants between...

A new gene editing technology, termed the CRISPR/Cas9 system, has been used to remove any genetic remnants of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) from cells in culture.  The system removed all traces...

It is no secret that human mortality resulting from infectious disease is a global concern. According to the World Health Organization infectious diseases, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and tuberculosis,...

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Based on a study that included more than 1 million women, investigators at the National Institutes of Health have determined that a negative test for human papillomavirus (HPV) infection compared to a...

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Although some data has suggested a potential association between receipt of the quadrivalent human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination and subsequent venous thromboembolism (VTE; blood clot), an analysis...

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NEWS RELEASE GALVESTON, Texas — For the first time, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston researchers were able to predict further adaptations of the chikungunya virus that recently spread...