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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...

Princeton University received attention back in March 2013 following eight cases of infection from serogroup B Neisseria meningitidis bacteria, and a total of nine cases associated with the university....

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PRESS RELEASE A credit-card-sized anthrax detection cartridge developed at Sandia National Laboratories and recently licensed to a small business makes testing safer, easier, faster and cheaper. Bacillus...

A campaign against the tsetse fly, a pest that transmits a disease that devastates livestock, in the Niayes area near the capital Dakar has radically reduced the fly population and is paving the way for...

During the 239th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, scientists from SRI International discussed the development of a simple, inexpensive 3 in 1 test to diagnose three related parasitic...