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A new study by Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital researchers shows that a vaccine for rotavirus in infants reduces the rates of infection. In the study of children enrolled in...

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According to the Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases, the whipworm is the world’s third most common worm infection, affecting some 800 million people worldwide, particularly in warm, humid,...

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RIVERSIDE, Calif. – Worm infections represent a major global public health problem, leading to a variety of debilitating diseases and conditions, such as anemia, elephantiasis, growth retardation and...

A crowdfunded study of pet food contaminants by Association for Truth in Pet Food (ATPF) published this week revealed pet foods with fungal toxins, bacterial pathogens and products with spoilage organisms. Some...

While it has long been known that vascular tissue below the skin helps infiltrating white blood cells kill invading pathogens, new research from the University of California, San Diego Medical School has...

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Richard S. Vetter is a retired entomologist formerly part of the staff at the University of California, Riverside and he says that spiders are “scapegoated” as the cause of bacterial infections...

A research team from Purdue University in Indiana have made a breakthrough in learning about the virus, Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) and the potential development of drugs that inhibit infections caused by...

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The outbreak of the Ebola virus disease occurring in West Africa may have originated from contact between humans and virus-infected bats, suggests a study led by researchers from the Robert Koch-Institute...

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Mice that are already infected with the pathogen that causes Lyme disease appear to facilitate the spread of a lesser-known but emerging disease, babesiosis, into new areas. Research led by the Yale School...

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While serious infections can be transmitted from donated organs, the risk of passing Ebola virus disease from an organ donor to a recipient is extremely small. In a new editorial published in the American...