News tagged with pathogens
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Scientists have created versions of the H5N1 bird flu that spread easily among mammals through droplets in sneezes and have concluded that the deadly virus could trigger a global pandemic in humans.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 22, 2012 | 4.2 / 5 (6) | 0 |
Researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College have unlocked the structure of a key protein that, when sensing certain viruses and bacteria, triggers the body's immediate immune response.
Medical research Jun 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have found new clues to why some urinary tract infections recur persistently after multiple rounds of treatment.
Medical research Jun 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute have, for the first time, determined the function of a series proteins within the mosquito that transduce a signal that enables the mosquito to fight off infection ...
Medical research Jun 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
There's new hope for development of an antibiotic that can put down a lethal bacteria or superbug linked to the deaths of hundreds of hospital patients around the world.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
A vaccine which revives a promising but long-abandoned path to thwart Alzheimer's disease has cleared a key safety hurdle in human trials, researchers say.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Jun 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Investigators at the Center for Structural Genomics of Infectious Diseases (CSGID) and the Seattle Structural Genomics Center for Infectious Disease (SSGCID) announced today that they reached a significant milestone by determining ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Canada should ban off-label use of antibiotics in farm animals because it contributes significantly to antibiotic resistance in humans, states an editorial in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Prisoners need education on the appropriate use of topical antibiotic products, according to a study released today at the 39th Annual Educational Conference and International Meeting of the Association for Professionals ...
Medications Jun 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Picnics, parades and cookouts are as much a part of Memorial Day weekend as tributes to the United States' war veterans.
Health May 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Bacterial meningitis is an infection of the meninges, the protective membrane that covers the spinal cord and brain. Children, elderly patients and immunocompromised patients are at a higher risk for the development of severe ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Clinician researchers in China have developed a vaccine that acts simultaneously against HIV-1 and M. tuberculosis (Mtb). An estimated 14 million people worldwide are coinfected with the two pathogens. The research is published ...
Immunology May 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A team of researchers, including a scientist from the Viral Immunology Center at Georgia State University, have found that a type of herpesvirus infection of the eye is associated with neovascular age-related macular degeneration ...
Ophthalmology May 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Scientists find new mechanism by which cell signaling pathway contributes to rheumatoid arthritis development
A new study led by researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery identifies the mechanism by which a cell signaling pathway contributes to the development of rheumatoid arthritis (RA). In addition, the study provides evidence ...
Immunology May 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
A tiny filter could have a big impact around the world in the fight against tuberculosis. Using the traditional microscope-based diagnosis method as a starting point, a University of Florida lung disease specialist and colleagues ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |