"Brazilians" and other types of fashionable pubic hair removal may boost the risk of a viral infection called Molluscum contagiousum, suggests a small study published online in the journal Sexually Transmitted Infections.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 18, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Cytomegalovirus (CMV)-associated posterior uveitis or panuveitis can develop in patients without HIV infection, most of whom have evidence of compromised immune function, according to a study ...
Ophthalmology Mar 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Black children are less likely to be prescribed antibiotics and to be diagnosed with conditions that require antibiotics, even when treated by the same doctor, according to research published ...
Pediatrics Mar 18, 2013 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
Experts have warned of the growing risk of travellers to India, China and South East Asia bringing home E.coli infections that are immune to treatment with a normal course of antibiotic tablets.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A rising percentage of parents say they won't have their teen daughters vaccinated to protect against the human papilloma virus, even though physicians are increasingly recommending adolescent vaccinations, a study by Mayo ...
Pediatrics Mar 18, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1
A new study by British scientists reveals that motile Escherichia coli isolates demonstrated significant activation of NF-κB signaling suggesting that flagellin plays a key role in up-regulating the host innate defences agains ...
Medical research Mar 15, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
A recent study conducted by a group of German scientists revealed the presence of a previously unknown cell in the urethra of mice. These chemosensory cholinergic brush cells are in close contact to sensory neurons that express ...
Medical research Mar 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Increased efforts to halt the spread of an intestinal superbug aren't having a major impact, according to a national survey of infection prevention specialists in the United States.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Scientists are a step closer to developing vaccines for a range of diseases that affect 200 million people, mainly in tropical south-east Asia, Africa and Central America.
Immunology Mar 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Milk from goats that were genetically modified to produce higher levels of a human antimicrobial protein has proved effective in treating diarrhea in young pigs, demonstrating the potential for food products from transgenic ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 13, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Following several years of study, investigators have found more evidence that viral therapy to treat solid tumors can be enhanced by blocking the body's natural immune response.
Cancer Mar 13, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Early HIV treatment can save lives as well as have profound prevention benefits. But those infected with the virus first must be identified before they can be helped.
HIV & AIDS Mar 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A SARS-like virus that has struck in Britain and the Middle East has claimed a new victim in Saudi Arabia, bringing the global toll from the mystery illness to nine, the World Health Organisation said Tuesday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Half of the world's human population is infected with the stomach bacteria called Helicobacter pylori, yet it causes disease in only about 10 percent of those infected. Other bacteria living in the stomach may be a key fa ...
Immunology Mar 12, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Patients who receive hemodialysis are at a significant risk of developing infections, a leading cause of hospitalization and death in this patient population. A new study highlights the need to improve antibiotic use in outpatient ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 12, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0