Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Asymptomatic adults may be reservoirs of Streptococcus pneumoniae

Streptococcus pneumoniae is a major human pathogen and a leading cause of several infectious diseases including pneumonia, the third-leading cause of death in Portugal. In Europe, S. pneumoniae is the most common cause of ...

Biomedical technology

Researchers develop a new technique to treat middle ear infections

Middle ear infections, also known as otitis media, affect more than 80% of the children in the U.S. In a new study, researchers have designed a miniaturized 3D-printed device to inactivate Pseudomonas aeruginosa, a common ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Want to block flu transmission? Targeting nasal bacteria may help

Antibiotics won't help you recover from the flu, but an antibiotic ointment helped St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists identify a possible strategy for slowing influenza infections. The work appeared in the journal ...

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