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New Anthrax-Like Disease Is Killing Animals in Africa
Science & Tech  (tags: infection, health, animals, study, pathogen, research, investigation )

- 953 days ago -
Could this be the next epidemic for animals, including humans?
Detecting and Diagnosing a Candida Yeast Infection
Science & Tech  (tags: infection, heritage, technology )

- 2426 days ago -
Deborah Dera -- Candida albicans, aka yeast, grows naturally within the body.
Out of This World: New Study Investigates Infection of Human Cells in Space
Science & Tech  (tags: Study, Infection, Human Cells, Space, spaceflight )

- 3304 days ago -
In a first-of-its-kind experiment, the unique conditions of spaceflight will be used to examine how cells remain healthy or succumb to disease, particularly in the face of stress or damage.
Hospital Superbugs Now In Nursing Homes And Community
Science & Tech  (tags: infection, superinfection, reland, nosocomial, drugresistant )

- 4162 days ago -
Now these hospital superbug strains have spread to nursing homes and into the community in Ireland, raising fears of wider antibiotic resistance, scientists heard 28 November 2007at the Federation of Infection Societies Conference 2007.
Mutation Fired Outbreak of Deadly Tropical Virus
Science & Tech  (tags: DNA mutation, gene, virus, Chikungunya virus, tropical disease, mosquitoes, humans, infection )

- 4174 days ago -
A simple change in the genetic sequence of the chikungunya virus may have triggered a massive outbreak of the deadly tropical disease on an island in the Indian Ocean. The mutation made it easier for the virus to reproduce inside the mosquitoes.
Health Fears Grow Over Deadly Superbug Infecting 32 Farms
Science & Tech  (tags: superbug, E. coli, food poisoning, meat, milk, humans, infection )

- 4185 days ago -
A superbug which kills hundreds of patients a year has been found on 32 farms, it emerged yesterday. The discovery raises fears that the infection is spreading to the human population through meat and milk.
Parasites: Beat Them or Join Them?
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, parasites, immune system, rodents, infection, malaria )

- 4188 days ago -
When a parasite, virus, or other pathogen attacks, animals typically fight back with their immune system. But a new study of rodents infected with malaria shows that animals have another option: They can evolve to live with their invaders.
Viral 'Species Jumping' Process Identified
Science & Tech  (tags: virus, receptor, protein, binding, host, species jumps, infection )

- 4192 days ago -
The virus needs to bind to a specific receptor on cells in the host in order to infect it, but the sequences of receptors vary between species. Two key parts of a receptor protein specifically involved in receptor recognition evolved during the host jumps
Doctors Lose Their White Coats in Fight Against Superbugs
Science & Tech  (tags: negligence, lies, health, MSRA, infection, environment, health, humans, interesting, medicine, safety, study )

- 4235 days ago -
The long-sleeved white coat of doctors is set to go in the latest attack on hospital superbugs...

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