Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh School of Public Health have found that an inheritable trait, in which dendritic cells of the immune system have low levels of cholesterol, slowed the usually...

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NEWS RELEASE April 29, 2014—There is new, more definitive evidence implicating camels in the ongoing outbreak of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, or MERS. Scientists at the Center for Infection and...

Princeton University received attention back in March 2013 following eight cases of infection from serogroup B Neisseria meningitidis bacteria, and a total of nine cases associated with the university....

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PRESS RELEASE A credit-card-sized anthrax detection cartridge developed at Sandia National Laboratories and recently licensed to a small business makes testing safer, easier, faster and cheaper. Bacillus...

A campaign against the tsetse fly, a pest that transmits a disease that devastates livestock, in the Niayes area near the capital Dakar has radically reduced the fly population and is paving the way for...

During the 239th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, scientists from SRI International discussed the development of a simple, inexpensive 3 in 1 test to diagnose three related parasitic...

This is suggested in a study in the journal PLoS One. A team of researchers from Michigan State University published finding that Group B streptococcus may be a zoonotic disease, transmitted from cows...

According to a study released in the Archives of Internal Medicine, health care-associated infections affect nearly two millions hospitalizations annually. Researchers from Resources for the Future, the...

An analysis by Surgical and Wound Care Company, Molnlycke Health Care, shows that high school and college wrestlers that participate in tournaments are 16 times more likely to be exposed to Methicillin...

In a study by the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, researchers determined that at least 60% of pregnant women worldwide are from malaria endemic areas. In an effort to reduce the burden of malaria...