Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Global travellers vulnerable to drug-resistant bacteria: study

International travelers are particularly vulnerable to virulent strains of drug-resistant bacteria—often picking up several different types during a trip through spending time in the company of other tourists, a new study ...

Gastroenterology

Fighting E. coli with E. coli

According to findings published this week in mBio, Nissle, a strain of Escherichia coli, is harmless to intestinal tissue and may protect the gut from enterohemorrhagic E. coli, a pathogen that produces Shiga toxin.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

CDC: Romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak over

It is safe again to buy and eat romaine lettuce grown on farms around Salinas, California, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Buzz off: breakthrough technique eradicates mosquitoes

A breakthrough technique harnessing two methods to target disease-carrying mosquitoes was able to effectively eradicate buzzing biters in two test sites in China, according to research published on Thursday.

page 1 from 16