Infectious Diseases (106 News)

Researchers have Succeeded in Blocking the Production of HIV-1 by Infected Cells

May 22, 2018 9:00 am
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By destroying the regulatory genes of the AIDS virus HIV-1 using the genome editing system CRISPR/Cas9, a Japanese research group has succeeded in blo...

Mosquitoes may Increase the Severity of the Diseases they Transmit !!

May 21, 2018 1:00 pm
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Mosquito season is around the corner, bringing with it a higher risk of catching potentially serious diseases transmitted by their bite. Mosquitoes al...

Potential Treatment For West Nile Virus

May 13, 2018 4:00 pm
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West Nile Virus is a mosquito-borne disease with no effective treatments and no vaccine. Often, there are no symptoms, but about one in five infected ...

The Growing Threat Of Bacteria Drug-Resistance

May 13, 2018 12:00 pm
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Drug resistance is a growing threat to public health and is responsible for the death of around 23,000 people every year in the US alone. Researchers ...

Scientists Reveal Factors That Help RNA Viruses Adapt to Adverse Conditions

May 13, 2018 9:00 am
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An employee of Belozersky Research Institute of Physico-Chemical Biology (RI PCB), MSU, together with a Russian colleague, analyzed ways of increasing...

HIV Vs HTLV-1

May 10, 2018 2:00 pm
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It's related to HIV, yet you've probably never heard of it: a virus called human T-cell leukemia virus type 1, or HTLV-1. But now, high rat...

Fungal Cells Use Surprising Method To Communicate With Each Other!

May 1, 2018 1:00 pm
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The idea of microbes joining forces inside your body to wreak havoc and cause disease sounds frightening — and it should. Now, scientists have f...

What Is The Relation Between Abdominal Pain and Meningitis?

Apr 29, 2018 11:00 am
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Simply looking out for the classic warning signs of a meningococcal infection may cause some cases to go unnoticed - at first. A new study from the In...

New Gene Associated With P. aeruginosa Virulence

Apr 28, 2018 12:00 pm
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Researchers discovered an easily measured gene linked to a high fatality rate, which could be used as a novel prognostic biomarker in patients with a ...

The Importance Of Vaccination To Prevent Disease Outbreaks

Apr 27, 2018 9:00 am
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The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has reported on an uptick in measles cases in the past few years. Now Dr. Emmanuel ...

25 April - World Malaria Day

Apr 25, 2018 10:00 am
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Malaria is a contagious disease transmitted by mosquitoes. Malaria causes the death of over 1 million people every year, mainly from children under th...

Identifying Unusual kind Of Cells That Are Critical To Norovirus Infections

Apr 19, 2018 12:00 pm
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Norovirus is famous for turning cruises into nightmares for vacationers. The virus is highly contagious and is also commonly found in schools, nursing...

Bacterial strategy To Survive Antibiotics Attacks

Apr 19, 2018 10:00 am
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Beta-lactam antibiotics, including penicillin, are one of the most widely used classes of antibiotics in the world. Though they've been in use sin...

Increasing Rate Of Whooping Cough New Cases

Apr 19, 2018 9:00 am
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Pertussis, or whooping cough, is back, and it’s at least partly because individuals who were vaccinated in the early days of the whooping cough ...

New Affordable Combined-Drug For Treating Hepatitis C

Apr 18, 2018 2:00 pm
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A new drug by the name of ‘ravidasvir’ is part of a hepatitis c combination treatment that may be an affordable option for patients. Ravid...

Identify The Key Genes Involved In Immune Response To Flu

Apr 16, 2018 11:00 am
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Using CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing tools, researchers identified two genes responsible for suppressing the immune system and allowing the influenza virus ...

Safe & Efficient Anticoagulant Derived From Mosquito

Apr 15, 2018 10:00 am
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Scientists are learning how to exploit the anti-clotting abilities of molecules in mosquito saliva and use them to create new treatments for disorders...

A Faster Diagnostic Test for Lyme Disease

Apr 15, 2018 9:00 am
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Diagnostic tests for Lyme disease, or Lyme neuroborreliosis (LNB) can take up to a week, but patients affected need antibiotics as soon as possible to...

Lyme Disease Is Actually Caused By Your Immune System !!

Apr 7, 2018 2:00 pm
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Lyme disease is a serious illness caused by the Borrelia burgdorferi bacterium; now researchers have learned more about how it sticks around in the bo...

The Reasons Behind Johne's Disease Infectiousness

Apr 7, 2018 9:00 am
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An infectious disease that afflicts cattle all over the world is particularly devastating because it can inhibit the animals’ immune systems. In...


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