Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

WHO eyes malaria eradication in 25 countries by 2025

A growing number of countries are stamping out malaria, the World Health Organization said Wednesday, as it launched an initiative to help eradicate the deadly disease in 25 more countries by 2025.

Medical research

Research group identifies potential therapeutic target for lupus

A recent study published in JCI found that a neutrophil's endoplasmic reticulum, the organelle that normally makes proteins in the cell, becomes stressed in the autoimmune disorder lupus. This stress activates a molecule ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

'Largely prepared': Guinea vaccinates to stop Ebola spread

A man in a navy suit grinned as he left an airbase in Guinea's capital Conakry on Wednesday after being vaccinated for Ebola, one of the first to receive the jab since the deadly disease re-emerged in the West African country.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Fog delays delivery of Ebola vaccines for Guinea

The delivery to Guinea of vaccines against the Ebola virus has been delayed because of fog disrupting flights to the capital Conakry, a health official said Sunday.

Medical research

Commonalities found between viral infections and ovarian cancer

DNA viruses, such as herpesviruses and poxviruses, are among the most prolific and deadly viruses on Earth. Their ability to proliferate widely is due in large part to the way these viruses incubate in the body. Many DNA ...

Vaccination

UK hits COVID vaccination 'landmark' in care homes

All elderly people living in English care homes who are eligible for the coronavirus vaccine have now been offered their first injection, the National Health Service (NHS) announced on Monday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Killer fungus spread rampantly at US hospital COVID ward: study

Dozens of people being treated for COVID-19 at a Florida hospital last summer became additionally infected with a mysterious, often deadly fungus called Candida auris, a US government study said Friday.

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