New evidence from Princeton University suggests that Pseudomonas aeruginosa, a pathogenic microorganism that has become resistant to many antibiotics, derives its pathogenicity from a previously unknown...

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The bed bug may be just as dangerous as its sinister cousin, the triatomine, or “kissing” bug. A new study from Penn Medicine researchers in the Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics demonstrated...

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As many as 80 million bacteria are transferred during a 10 second kiss, according to research published in the open access journal Microbiome. The study also found that partners who kiss each other at...

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A study from the Institute of Food Research has shown that Campylobacter’s persistence in food processing sites and the kitchen is boosted by ‘chicken juice.’ Organic matter exuding from chicken...

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Two South Dakota State University researchers will examine a new influenza virus that affects cattle and pigs through a two-year, $393,530 National Institutes of Health grant. Virologist Feng Li and immunologist...

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Oral human papillomavirus (HPV) infections were higher among men who had female partners with an oral and/or genital HPV infection, suggesting that the transmission of HPV occurs via oral-oral and oral-genital...

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Can sharing sex toys like vibrators and dildos spread human papillomavirus (HPV) from one women to another? A recent Indiana University School of Medicine suggests that the potential is there, according...

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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...