Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Why we should take fungal infections more seriously

When most healthy people think of fungal diseases, they often think of oral or vaginal thrush, nappy rash, fungal nail infections, and athlete's foot. Although these are very common, annoying and sometimes debilitating conditions, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Researchers explore little-known, deadly fungal infections

A new study by Althea Campuzano, Ph.D. a student at The University of Texas at San Antonio, and Floyd Wormley, Jr., Professor of Biology and Senior Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies, sheds light on little-known ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Meningitis epidemic kills 45 in Niger

A meningitis epidemic that broke out in January in Niger has so far killed 45 people, the health minister told AFP on Saturday.

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$100 mln deal agreed over US meningitis outbreak

The owners and insurers of a bankrupt pharmacy at the center of a deadly US meningitis outbreak have reached a tentative agreement to pay more than $100 million to compensate victims, US media reported Tuesday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Infections from tainted steroids ranged in severity: update

(HealthDay)—The tainted steroid injections that caused a deadly meningitis outbreak last year seem to have triggered a broad range of symptoms in patients, according to a new study by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control ...

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