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Take a look at the top news stories of the week, including the FDA approval of HIV drug Biktarvy and the discovery of a genetic predisposition to congenital Zika syndrome.
A study of twins exposed to Zika virus during pregnancy reveals differential expression of 60 genes that could be responsible for the varying susceptibility infants have to Zika complications.
The largest genetic study of malaria parasites in Southeast Asia has revealed that resistance to the most powerful antimalarial drugs has been spreading unreported for years in Cambodia.
New findings suggest that biogenesis of small regulatory fragments from tRNA can have wide ranging effects on key aspects of Aedes aegypti vector biology.
This study, recently published in Future Microbiology, aimed to study the effects of encoded heat-shock protein 90 homolog (htpG) on the selected virulence factors responsible for pathogenesis and biofilm formation of P. aeruginosa.
Learn more about the top news stories of the week in our round-up, including the latest research on influenza, and new findings in MRSA infection.
Learn more about the top news stories of the week in our round-up, including new guidance for drug-resistant infections and a Phase I trials for a MERS treatment.
Researchers have demonstrated that the genetic variation between strains could explain the clinical variation among individuals infected with the same pathogen.
In a recent study published in Nature Communications, researchers demonstrated that acquired resistance to the polymixin antibiotic, colistin, can be detrimental to bacterial survival, revealing unique evolutionary trade-offs of this new form of resistance.