23andMe is a popular company that offers genomic analysis for customers using a saliva sample. They offer ancestry testing and health and ancestry testing for 100-200 dollars. My guest for this show, health...

Transmission of mosquito-borne diseases, such as Zika, occur at lower temperatures than previously thought, a recently released study co-authored by two University of South Florida researchers shows. The...

Filarial nematodes–microscopic, thread-like roundworms–currently infect up to 54 million people worldwide and are the leading cause of disability in the developing world. Now, researchers reporting...

Governor Rick Scott announced Wednesday 34 grant awards for Zika virus research following his authorization of $25 million in state funds for Zika research and vaccine development last fall. Grant funding...

On the Sunday, Aug 14 airing of the Outbreak News This Week Radio Show, a Tampa-based talk program about infectious diseases and health, the main topics were the work being done to find an effective treatment...

In the US this year, four cases of the “brain-eating amoeba”, Naegleria fowleri have been reported (Ohio, Texas, South Carolina and Florida) and one of the most tragic things about this parasite...

My guests on the Sunday, Jul 31 airing of the Outbreak News This Week Radio Show included the lead researcher of a study published in the journal, Applied and Environmental Microbiology, University...

University of South Florida researchers investigating the aftermath of a September, 2014 sewer line break in St. Petersburg, Florida, have found dangerous antibiotic-resistant bacteria in the untreated...

A serious and sometimes fatal bacterial infection, known as methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), may soon be beatable thanks to the efforts of University of South Florida scientists who...

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A University of South Florida professor and his team of researchers have become the first to uncover part of the mysterious process by which malaria-related parasites spread at explosive and deadly rates...