Vaccination

What to know about the side effects of the COVID-19 vaccination

You've gone through the appointment rigmarole to get signed up for a COVID vaccine, got your first shot, waited the required three to four week period for your second. But when that booster dose comes, be warned that you ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Lessons for COVID-19 found in the work of 19th century scientist

When German Chancellor Angela Merkel last year rhetorically asked researchers at the annual meeting of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation what the modern world could learn from the group's namesake, a 19th century Prussian ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Researchers make FAST work of antibiotic resistance

Researchers from The University of Western Australia have showcased exciting results from a screening test to detect antibiotic resistance and to ensure the right antibiotics can be prescribed quicker.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Fast break for antibiotic resistance testing

A team of scientists from The University of Western Australia has developed a screening test that quickly confirms antibiotic efficacy. Their method is able to ensure the most effective antibiotics are prescribed sooner.

Immunology

New insights on how pathogens escape the immune system

The bacterium Salmonella enterica causes gastroenteritis in humans and is one of the leading causes of food-borne infectious diseases. During the infection, the germ is able to trick the immune system. Researchers led by ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Hepatitis B continues to be a global health problem

Hepatitis B infections are among the most common infectious diseases worldwide. The disease can become chronic, and is one of the most important causes of severe diseases such as liver cancer. In the scope of an international ...

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