NEWS RELEASE Researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have discovered how the deadly Ebola virus punches its way into the cytoplasm of cells. The finding identifies an important target...

The “worm spit” of the Southeast Asian liver fluke, Opisthorchis viverrini, a known for causing liver cancer, has shown the ability to heal wounds, suggests Dr. Michael Smout with the Queensland...

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NEWS RELEASE Researchers at UL Lafayette’s New Iberia Research Center have conducted a vaccine trial on chimpanzees that could help protect endangered wild apes from deadly infectious diseases, such...

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PRESS RELEASE WASHINGTON, DC – May 19, 2014 – A series of research articles published ahead of print in the journal Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy have identified a number of existing pharmaceutical...

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PRESS RELEASE A form of bacteria responsible for respiratory illness, including the deadly pneumonia known as Legionnaire’s disease, may be able to grow in windshield washer fluid and was isolated...

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NEWS RELEASE The first systematic international review of childhood vaccinations led by researchers from the University of Sydney has found no evidence of a link to the development of autism or autism...

Bacterial and viral are the more prevalent and commonly discussed forms of meningitis, but one infectious disease expert at the University of Alabama at Birmingham says fungal meningitis stemming from...

A recent crowdfunding campaign, launched on May 06, 2014, has already received national attention for it’s lofty but entirely feasible goal: eliminate the scourge of malaria by raising $250,000 to develop...

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...