UH researchers have identified a unique epigenetic footprint in specific types of immune cells from blood that can identify individuals with HIV that have a range of impairments in cognitive function. (more…)
Why do some foodborne bacteria make us sick? A paper published Sept. 16 in the journal Science has found that pathogens in the intestinal tract cause harm because they benefit from immune system responses designed to repair the very damage…
The increase in illnesses and deaths linked to medication-resistant bacteria has been well-documented by researchers and received extensive public attention in recent years. Now, UCLA-led research shows how these bacteria are making it…
Scrub typhus, a disease transmitted through "chiggers" that kills at least 140,000 people a year in the Asia-Pacific region, may now be endemic in a part of South America, according to a study publish..
Coastal waters near heavy human development are more likely to receive land-based "pathogen pollution," which can include viruses, bacteria and parasites, according to a recent study from the Universi..
Microsporidia cause diarrhea, an illness called microsporidiosis and even death in immune-compromised individuals. In spite of those widespread medical problems, scientists were uncertain about how t..
Credit: Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology Researchers from the Federal Research and Clinical Centre of Physical-Chemical Medicine, and staff from MIPT's Systems Biology Laboratory, the Research Institute of Phthisiopulmonology…
WASHINGTON, DC - August 17, 2016 - The multidrug-resistant yeast Candida auris, which has caused fatal infections in some hospitalized patients, has at least two different growth patterns and some of ..
Scientists have identified four new pathogens previously not found in Australian chillies, raising the stakes for the country's quarantine and disease resistance efforts. The pathogens, all par..
Coatings or paints are materials applied to different surfaces basically for decorative and protective purposes. Yet today the market for these materials is being subjected to increasingly tougher spe..