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The number of infections caused by highly antibiotic-resistant extended-spectrum beta-lactamase (ESBL)-producing Escherichia coli (E. coli) bacteria is increasing in community hospitals, a setting in which...

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In a follow-up on the situation of Scottish nurse and Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) survivor who has suffered an unusual late complication from the virus she defeated 10 months ago, Royal Free London announced...

A newly published report from the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center (AFHSC) reveals a marked and continuous increase (49.1% overall) in crude syphilis incidence rates during the period between 2010...

A new study published in Scientific Reports shows that much of the signature taste in wines from various regions of the globe can be attributed to the strains of yeast that live on the grapes, and subsequently...

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Scientists have discovered a new virus that can be transmitted through the blood supply. Currently, it is unclear whether the virus is harmful or not, but it is related to hepatitis C virus (HCV) and human...

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National Institutes of Health scientists and their colleagues identified a previously unappreciated role for the soft palate during research to better understand how influenza (flu) viruses acquire the...

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MRSA is bad news. If you’ve never heard of it, here’s what you need to know: It’s pronounced MER-suh, it’s a nasty bacterial infection and it can cause serious disease and death. Senior...

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Researchers at two prominent facilities continue the quest for newer and better treatment options for the drug resistant strain of Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). Researchers at Washington University School...

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Researchers may have discovered a new marker found in the blood for episodic migraine, according to a study published in the September 9, 2015, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American...

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For decades there has been a demonstrable connection between dams in Africa and an increase in the parasitic disease, schistosomiasis. Now, South African and Australian researchers correlate the location...