News tagged with infectious agent
(HealthDay)—A new vaccination approach may provide protection against genital herpes as well as other sexually transmitted infections, including HIV, according to a new study involving mice.
Medical research Oct 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has completed a comprehensive study of an unexplained skin condition commonly referred to as Morgellons and found no infectious agent and no evidence to suggest an environmental ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
Research led by St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists has identified a possible new approach to defeating bacterial infections by targeting an innate immune system component in a bid to invigorate the immune response.
Immunology Jul 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Stealth is a well-known concept in military tactics. Almost since the invention of radar, the hunt began for counter-technologies to hide aircraft and missiles from detection – most successfully ...
Immunology Feb 05, 2013 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
A fatty membrane in the belly called the omentum has until recently been considered somewhat like the appendix -- it didn't seem to serve much purpose.
Immunology Jun 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
House dust from homes with dogs appears to protect against infection with a common respiratory virus that is associated with the development of asthma in children. Researchers from the University of California, San Francisco, ...
Immunology Jun 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Researchers at Shriner's Hospital Pediatric Research Center at the Temple University School of Medicine, and the University of Pennsylvania have evidence linking the human papillomavirus 16 (HPV16) – the most common cause ...
Neuroscience Jan 24, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 6 |
Tuberculosis is a devastating disease that kills nearly 2 million people worldwide each year. Although antibiotics exist that can ameliorate the symptoms, the courses of therapy last for months and don't completely eradicate ...
Medical research Jan 30, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Newborn babies' immune system development and levels of vitamin D have been found to vary according to their month of birth, according to new research.
Neuroscience Apr 08, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
The emergence of bacteria resistant to antibiotics and efforts by scientists trying to cope with the problem top the agenda at a medical convention under way here this weekend.
Health Sep 18, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers at the University of Michigan have identified new targets for drugs that could potentially treat anthrax, the deadly infection caused by Bacillus anthracis.
Medical research May 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—A new study that helps explain how human airways rid the lungs of mucus could give insights into asthma, cystic fibrosis and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), researchers say.
Medical research Aug 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
University Hospitals Case Medical Center clinical researchers will present findings about a one-two punch to prevent colds and flu in San Francisco at the Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC) ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
In addition to the obvious benefit of eliminating the need for an injection, new vaccine delivery methods via the lungs offer particular advantages for protecting against infectious agents that enter the body through the ...
Medications Oct 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
In a recent publication, researchers of the Computational Biology group at the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine showed that neuro-inflammation plays a crucial role in initiating prion disease.
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Nov 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0