Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Unearthing an understudied disease vector in Delaware

In July 2023, a New Castle County resident was getting ready for bed when they pulled back their comforter and saw a large black and orange insect sitting on their pillow.


Study finds fat cells influence heart health in Chagas disease

Jyothi Nagajyothi, Ph.D. and her laboratory at the Hackensack Meridian Center for Discovery and Innovation (CDI) have identified what may be the main mechanism for how chronic Chagas disease, a parasitic infection affecting ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How three infectious disease agents evade the immune system

COVID-19 cast a glaring spotlight on the devastating impact that infectious diseases can have on human health and society. At the height of the global pandemic, most of the world came to a standstill, and millions of lives ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Pathogens use force to breach immune defenses, study finds

Similar to a burglar breaking a window to get into a house, Indiana University researchers have discovered a previously unknown process by which pathogens enter a cell with physical force, breaching the body's immune defenses ...

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