Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Automating ringworm diagnosis

Ringworm, known more correctly as dermatophytosis, is a skin infection caused by any of forty or so different types of microbial fungus. It causes inflammation and itchiness, making the skin scaly and forming a circular rash, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

India doctors warn of deadly fungal infection in COVID-19 patients

A growing number of current and recovered COVID-19 patients in India are contracting a deadly and rare fungal infection, doctors told AFP Monday as the vast nation battles to contain a massive outbreak of virus cases.

Medical research

Inherited immune condition reversed by random DNA change

Researchers at the Garvan Institute of Medical Research have discovered that three patients with a severe genetic immunodeficiency spontaneously repaired the harmful variants in their DNA and restored normal immune function ...

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