Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

DNA sequencing and patient data used to halt infection outbreak

Clinical and research teams at Oxford University Hospitals (OUH) NHS Foundation Trust, using infection prevention and control best practice, whole genome sequencing and electronic patient data, have halted an outbreak of ...

HIV & AIDS

Five key numbers on AIDS

Ahead of World AIDS Day on Friday, here is a snapshot in numbers, based on UN data, of the deadly disease which was identified in the early 1980s.

Immunology

How do cells release IL-1? After three decades, now we know

Researchers at Boston Children's Hospital have identified, for the first time, the molecule that enables immune cells to release interleukin-1 (IL-1), a key part of our innate immune response to infections. Findings were ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Kellogg recalls some Eggo waffles over listeria fear

Kellogg Co. is recalling about 10,000 cases of its Eggo Nutri-Grain Whole Wheat Waffles in 25 states because they could be contaminated with the bacteria listeria.

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