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NEWS RELEASE University of Florida researchers have grown a human norovirus in a cell culture dish, finally opening the door to developing medications for fighting the intestinal scourge that strikes tens...

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New research out of Colorado State University (CSU) reveals that camels are the likely reservoir host that spreads the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) virus to humans. The research will be...

An old disease is getting new recognition as a potential protective agent against infection and subsequent death from the Ebola virus. Nieman-Pick Type C (NPC) is one of three lysosomal storage diseases...

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NEWS RELEASE A strain of drug-resistant bacteria carried by some livestock – the MRSA strain Staphylococcus aureus CC398 – has also been found in patients, University of Edinburgh researchers...

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Filoviruses like Ebola “edit” genetic material as they invade their hosts, according to a study published this week in mBio®, the online open-access journal of the American Society for Microbiology....

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PRESS RELEASE A new test will accelerate global progress toward eliminating onchocerciasis, a leading cause of preventable blindness in Africa. PATH, an international nonprofit health organization,Sunday...

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A skin-eating fungal disease brought to Europe by humans now poses a major threat to native salamanders and newts, scientists have warned. The previously unknown fungus Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans...

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A Japanese mushroom extract appears to be effective for the eradication of human papillomavirus (HPV), according to a pilot clinical trial at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)...

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Many different microbes can cause pneumonia, and treatment may be delayed or off target if doctors cannot tell which bug is the culprit. A novel approach—analyzing a patient’s breath for key chemical...

A new report from the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York shows that a distinct population of microbes reintroduced into a patient could clear out rampant Clostridium difficile infections. Clostridium difficile...