Researchers are paving the way toward a new therapeutic approach for gonorrhea by shedding light on the mechanism behind important proteins on the Neisseria gonorrhoeae bacteria’s outer membrane. Future...

Zika virus may cause significant damage to the fetal brain even when the baby’s head size is normal, according to a new animal study led by researchers at the University of Washington School of Medicine...

Millions of unapproved antibiotics are being sold in India, according to a new study by researchers at Queen Mary University of London and Newcastle University. The research, published today in the British...

Researchers from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine are saying that chronic Lyme is real after releasing the results of a recent study published in Frontiers in Medicine in December. In...

Feeding dogs raw chicken meat, particularly chicken necks, has been linked to a rare but potentially fatal type of canine paralysis. A study led by the University of Melbourne’s U-Vet Werribee Animal...

New research led by scientists from The École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne isolated, sequenced and analyzed the genomes of 154 strains of M. leprae from around the world. The study, published...

The worldwide spread of a serious infectious disease could result in pandemic-related deaths of 700,000 and annual economic losses of $500 billion, according to a study in the Bulletin of the World Health...

Not all ticks are alike–particularly when it comes to their role in spreading Lyme disease. The bacteria that cause Lyme disease, the most commonly reported vector-borne illness in the United States,...

Chikungunya virus is a virus of the Togaviridae family, transmitted by Aedes mosquitoes, that causes acute febrile illness in infected humans. The virus was first isolated during an epidemic, originally...

Public awareness campaigns on spotting the signs and symptoms of infectious diseases and how to prevent them, play a key role in helping to stop the spread of such infections, a new study in the journal Epidemiology...