A review of Venezuela’s current crisis has given cause for concern, highlighting the increased rate of re-emergence and spread of vector-borne diseases such as malaria, Chagas disease, dengue and Zika virus.
A new rapid microelectrode device for the earlier diagnosis of sepsis has been developed by researchers at the University of Strathclyde.
The oral antifungal drug fluconazole, which is used to treat vaginal yeast infections, has been linked to higher rates of miscarriage if used during pregnancy, according to new research.
Researchers have investigated a toxin–antitoxin system in tuberculosis as a therapeutic target, providing the first high-resolution details.
From all the entries there can only be one winner! We are delighted to announce Louise Corscadden (University of Leicester, UK) as the winner of the 2018–2019 Infectious Images Photography Competition!
Findings from a study at Portland State University suggest the severity of sepsis development and the subsequent outcome can be worsened through eating a ‘Western’ diet, high in both sugar and fat.
Researchers from the Wistar Institute have engineered a synthetic DNA vaccine able to provide potent immunity against the emerging Mayaro virus in mice models.
New research has developed a nanoparticle formulation that can knock down a key chlamydia binding protein and simultaneously induce autophagy – showing promise against this infection.
A biomimetic, micromotor vaccine formulation has shown promising results in immunizing against Staphylococcus aureus in mouse models.