Infectious Diseases (49 News)

Sexually Transmitted Virus That Can Cause Numerous Types Of Cancer

Dec 17, 2017 5:00 pm
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Men who have never engaged in sexual intercourse are still at risk for acquiring HPV, according to a study published recently in the Journal of Infect...

Using Lactic acid bacteria To Fight Against influenza a virus

Dec 15, 2017 12:00 pm
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Lactic acid bacteria, commonly used as probiotics to improve digestive health, can offer protection against different subtypes of influenza A virus, r...

The Body Immunological Response Is The Cause Of The Kissing Disease Severity

Dec 8, 2017 7:00 pm
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Acute infectious mononucleosis (AIM), also known as mono or the "kissing disease," is caused by the Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV). In a paper pub...

New Potent & Effective Malaria Vaccine

Dec 3, 2017 7:30 pm
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The search for a safe, effective vaccine to protect billions of at-risk people from malaria continues, and the newest study from the German Cancer Res...

The Biggest Ever Genetic Study Of Mosquito's Insecticide Resistance

Nov 30, 2017 8:10 pm
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The largest ever genetic study of mosquitoes reveals the movement of insecticide resistance between different regions of Africa and finds several rapi...

What Difference Dose It Makes To Run The Research Experiments In One Sex And Not The Other One?

Nov 30, 2017 11:00 am
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Mounting evidence reported by scientists all over the world suggests that infections caused by microorganisms such as bacteria, viruses, and fungi can...

Cutting The Budget Of President's Malaria Initiative (PMI)

Nov 28, 2017 2:00 pm
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Cutting the budget of the President's Malaria Initiative (PMI) by 44%, as the U.S. Congress has proposed, would lead to an estimated 67 million ad...

New Surrogate To Replace The Old Soldier (Chloro-quine) In The War Against Malaria

Nov 27, 2017 1:00 pm
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Tulane University researchers have developed a new drug that is effective against non-severe cases of malaria, according to results from an FDA-superv...

One Vaccine for Both Dengue and Zika Virus

Nov 25, 2017 3:00 pm
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Killing two birds with one stone may be possible for Dengue virus and Zika virus, two pathogens spread by the same mosquito and which come from the sa...

How Semen is a Great Environment for Viruses?

Sep 26, 2017 10:00 am
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When it comes to microbes in sexual organs, the vagina and its fluids seem to garner most of the attention. Heck, there is even a consortium dedicated...

The bacteria responsible for legionellosis modulates the host cell metabolism to its advantage

Sep 15, 2017 10:30 am
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Scientists have shown that the bacterial pathogen Legionella pneumophila has developed a specific strategy to target host cell mitochondria, the organ...

One step closer in explaining MS relapse during upper respiratory infection

Aug 28, 2017 8:00 pm
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For most of us, the flu is just the flu. We suffer through it for several days, and eventually bounce back. But for patients with multiple sclerosis (...

How Mother's Milk Protects the Baby from Invading Pathogens?

Aug 24, 2017 2:00 pm
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Mother's milk, which consists of a complex and continually changing blend of proteins, fats and sugars, helps protect babies against bacterial inf...

How Can Statins Protect Us From Infections?

Aug 23, 2017 10:00 am
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That statin you've been taking to lower your risk of heart attack or stroke may one day pull double duty, providing protection against a whole hos...

How Penile Bacteria Could Help HIV Infection?

Aug 15, 2017 3:00 pm
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A ten-fold increase in some types of bacteria living under the foreskin can increase a man's risk of HIV infection by up to 63 percent, according ...

Protecting Infants from Zika Infection Using a Malaria Drug

Jul 18, 2017 3:00 pm
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Devastating consequences of Zika virus infection are suffered in the womb, where the virus can cause brain damage and sometimes death. Studying pre...

Natural resistance to malaria linked to variation in human red blood cell receptors First study to identify protective effect of glycophorin gene rearrangements on malaria

Jun 24, 2017 10:00 am
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Researchers have discovered that protection from the most severe form of malaria is linked with natural variation in human red blood cell genes. A stu...

How N. Gonorrhoeae Invade The Site of Infection?

May 15, 2017 11:00 am
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The bacterium that causes gonorrhea infects the female reproductive tract by breaking connections between cells in the tract's protective lining, ...

Progression and Recovery Processes of Ebola Virus Disease

May 14, 2017 8:00 pm
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Analysis of daily gene activation in a patient with severe Ebola virus disease cared for at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in 2015 found chan...

Why Is It Hard To Develop Immunity Against Malaria?

May 14, 2017 5:00 pm
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DNA fingerprinting has revealed how the malaria parasite shuffles genes to create different strains and hide from our immune system. This trick allows...


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