Researchers have utilized a novel mouse model to demonstrate that Zika infection during early pregnancy could lead to higher risk of miscarriage in addition to thin brain tissue and brain inflammation in infants.
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Researchers have demonstrated that nanoparticles, such as those from burning fossil fuels, appear to reactivate latent herpesviruses in lung tissue.
A new meta-analysis has presented findings reporting that regular vitamin D supplementation could drastically lower the risk of acute respiratory infections.
Researchers have suggested that a virion protein known as BNRF1, produced by the Epstein–Barr Virus, may be responsible for tumor formation.
Researchers have suggested that disease “superspreaders” may have been responsible for two-thirds of cases in the West Africa Ebola epidemic. Targeting these individuals could lead to better disease control measures in future outbreaks.
Researchers have uncovered a mechanism utilized by Zika virus to cross the placental barrier; this has provided an insight into the virus’ ability to cause birth defects such as microcephaly
A recent study has demonstrated that drought is linked with increased severity of West Nile virus epidemics in the USA; these findings could help predict future outbreaks and guide public health efforts.
Researchers have pioneered an mRNA-based vaccine against Zika that has demonstrated promising results in pre-clinical trials on mice and monkeys.
Even in the era of antiretroviral treatment, mucosal candidiasis remains one of the most common manifestations in HIV-infected subjects. This editorial discusses the loss of immune control that allows mucosal candidiasis to occur.
In this review the authors look into the potential use of pharmacogenomics in predisposing ribavirin-treated hepatitis C patients to anemia.