A recent study published in the Pan African Medical Journal details the investigation into staff exposure and describe animal bite surveillance after detection of a rabid zebra in a safari lodge in Kenya...

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Raw honey has been used against infections for millennia, before honey – as we now know it – was manufactured and sold in stores. So what is the key to its’ antimicrobial properties? Researchers...

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A growing number of patients in the United States are being tested – and testing positive – for the mosquito-borne chikungunya virus, according to a study presented at the Interscience Conference...

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WASHINGTON, DC – September 8, 2014 – Using tracer viruses, researchers found that contamination of just a single doorknob or table top results in the spread of viruses throughout office buildings,...

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Athens, Ga. – Researchers from the University of Georgia have been awarded a three-year, $1.1 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to determine how two commonly administered drug combinations...

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Polyester clothes smell worse than cotton, following intensive exercise by their wearers, because bacteria that cause odor grow better on polyester, according to research published ahead of print in the...

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Two Kansas State University biochemists have discovered a family of proteins that could lead to better treatments for Staphylococcus aureus, a pathogenic bacterium that can cause more than 60,000 potentially...

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The predominant strain of community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA) infecting people in Europe, the Middle East and northern Africa derived from a single sub-Saharan ancestor,...

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The confirmation of the first two cases of Australian bat lyssavirus (ABLV) in horses last year has highlighted the need for greater awareness of the disease in all domestic animals. A rabies-like virus,...

While the conversation surrounding obesity often points to lifestyle changes as the hallmark for prolonged weight management, new research points towards molecular mechanisms one culprit in increased BMI. ...