Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Tags Infectious/emerging diseases

Tag: infectious/emerging diseases

New research helping to reveal more about megaviruses

Swansea University has played a key role in transatlantic research to develop a greater understanding of megaviruses and their potential to cause...

Study reveals potential new disease threats for wild snow leopards

The first study to investigate disease threats to wild snow leopards has detected that exposure to infections may pose a threat to this...

Mosquito control program reduces dengue, costs in Sri Lanka

A public health, police, and military partnership to reduce the mosquito population in Sri Lanka resulted in a more than 50-percent reduction in dengue,...

Researchers synthesize antimalaria molecules found in a fungus from Nunavut

Québec City, June 5, 2019-The solution to the problem of increasing drug resistance among malaria-causing parasites could come from the North, according to a...

Association for Molecular Pathology expresses serious concerns with Congress’ attempt to...

ROCKVILLE, Md. - June 4, 2019 - The Association for Molecular Pathology (AMP), the premier global, molecular diagnostic professional society, expressed serious concerns with...

Gene-edited chicken cells resist bird flu virus in the lab

Scientists have used gene-editing techniques to stop the bird flu virus from spreading in chicken cells grown in the lab.The findings raise the possibility...

Immunotherapy drug found safe in treating cancer patients with HIV

SEATTLE -- June 2, 2019 --The results of a study led by physicians at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center showed that patients...

Drug-resistant tuberculosis reversed in lab

About 1.5 million people died of tuberculosis (TB) in 2017, making it the most lethal infectious disease worldwide. A growing rise in drug-resistant TB...

Snapshot of chikungunya could lead to drugs, vaccines for viral arthritis

Chikungunya virus, once confined to the Eastern Hemisphere, has infected more than 1 million people in the Americas since 2013, when mosquitoes carrying...