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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...

About a quarter of sailors immunized with the influenza vaccine on board the U.S. Navy minesweeper,USS Ardent contracted the flu, primarily H3N2 influenza, according to a study published in the latest...

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A study to determine whether vaccines, particularly those for hepatitis B (HepB) and human papillomavirus (HPV), increased the risk of multiple sclerosis (MS) or other acquired central nervous system demyelinating...

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In a study by Dutch researchers from the Reference Laboratory for Bacterial Meningitis in Amsterdam, they find that current practices of only offering antibiotic treatment during labor to pregnant women...

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Scientists from The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have been awarded $6.6 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to lead an investigation of Lassa fever virus, the most prevalent virus-induced...

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Even if they don’t show signs of infection, college athletes who play football, soccer and other contact sports are more likely to carry the superbug methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA),...

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Numerous experts and policy makers have called for hospitals to screen patients for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections and isolate anyone testing positive to prevent the spread...