Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Second WHO doctor contracts Ebola in Sierra Leone

The World Health Organization said on Monday that one of its doctors in Sierra Leone has been diagnosed with the Ebola virus and will be evacuated.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

War on MERS: Deadly virus prompts global battle plans

In a war room of sorts in a neatly appointed government building, U.S. officers dressed in crisp uniforms arranged themselves around a U-shaped table and kept their eyes trained on a giant screen. PowerPoint slides ticked ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Fast and simple detection of tropical diseases

While medical technology and healthcare standards have improved significantly over the past century, tropical diseases continue to pose a major threat to human health. At present, vaccines are unavailable for many major tropical ...

Parkinson's & Movement disorders

Study shows how Parkinson's disease protein acts like a virus

A protein known to be a key player in the development of Parkinson's disease is able to enter and harm cells in the same way that viruses do, according to a Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine study.

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