Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How to fight the flu this season

(HealthDay)—The flu is causing widespread misery across the United States this winter, but the American Lung Association says there are things you can do to avoid being felled by the virus.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

FDA announces recall of some liquid pharmaceutical products

(HealthDay)—The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has announced a recall of numerous liquid pharmaceutical products because of possible bacterial contamination that could cause severe infections in vulnerable patients.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study discovers molecular pathways for the development of mucormycosis

Research published today in the journal, Nature Communications, provides new insights into the evolution of Mucorales fungi, which cause a fatal infection in ever-increasing segments of patient population, and several molecular ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

A 'tropical' parasitic disease emerges in the Canadian Arctic

An outbreak of an intestinal parasite common in the tropics, known as Cryptosporidium, has been identified for the first time in the Arctic. The discovery was made in Nunavik, Quebec, by a team from the Research Institute ...

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