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Recent advances in the understanding of cancer have led to more personalized therapies, such as drugs that target particular proteins and tests that analyze gene expression patterns in tumors to predict...

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Mild hypothermia in deceased organ donors significantly reduces delayed graft function in kidney transplant recipients when compared to normal body temperature, according to UC San Francisco researchers...

In a systematic review of six in-person trials in Asian populations, the Cochrane Upper GI and Pancreatic Diseases Group showed that antibiotics given to individuals testing positive for Helicobacter pylori...

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A 20-year study by James Cook University scientists has found a strong link between diabetes and tuberculosis in tropical Australia. Despite massive improvements in sanitation and antibiotic coverage...

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The Lyme disease advocacy group, Focus on Lyme, says they have partnered with Phoenix, Arizona-based, Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) to develop a more accurate Lyme diagnostic tool...

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It’s a tale of two tests: one for early signs of cervical cancer, the other for a sexually transmitted disease. But a new study suggests that a change in the recommended schedule for one may have dramatically...

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Antiretroviral treatment that consistently suppresses HIV is highly effective at preventing sexual transmission of the virus in heterosexual couples where one person is HIV-infected and the other is not,...

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In malaria-endemic regions, humans are often infected repeatedly with the Plasmodium parasite, and the consequences of such multiple infections are under intense study. In contrast, little is known about...

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Following a study last October that put the dengue burden in India to be about 6 million cases annually, researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health reveals that the people in southern...

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A mysterious outbreak of child paralysis cases previously linked to enterovirus D68 may instead have another cause, doctors at the University of Virginia Children’s Hospital are cautioning after determining...